A Conceptual Framework for Global Skills

  • Douglas Bourn


Bourn outlines the evolution of his theoretical conceptualisations of global skills. The work of Ulrick Beck is noted as a key influence. Reference is made to the influence of transformative learning and critical pedagogy and the importance of understanding of globalisation, developing a global outlook and critical thinking. A theme of his framework is the need to move beyond an intercultural perspective and one that recognizes the complexities of living and working in a global society.


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  • Douglas Bourn
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  1. 1.Development Education Research CentreUniversity College LondonLondonUK

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