Introduction of Courses on World Citizenship into the Curricula of Schools and Universities



The lessons on world citizenship start at home and in the early school years. They start when the child begins to learn that they are not alone in this world, and they gradually becomes aware of belonging to a family, a neighbourhood, a group of children, a gender, an ethnic group, a cultural group, a socio-economic group, a community, a religion, a city, a country . . . a civilization, and to humankind.


Scientific Endeavour Future Scientist World Citizenship Discriminatory Action Traditional Teaching Approach 
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    The Freirian school is the school of Paulo Freire, a Brazilian pedagogician. His classic texts include: La educación como práctica de la libertad, Siglo XXI: Mexico, 1969; and Pedagogfa del oprimido, Siglo XXI: Mexico, 1982.Google Scholar

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