Revisiting the Concept of Dialogue in Global Citizenship Education

  • Namrata Sharma
Part of the Palgrave Studies in Global Citizenship Education and Democracy book series (GCED)


As discussed in the previous chapter, the three domains of learning within the global citizenship education conceptual dimensions of United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) are the cognitive, socio-emotional, and behavioral, which correspond to the four pillars of learning that are, learning to know, to do, to be, and to live together. This chapter discusses issues related to the socio-emotional dimension of learning to be from selected Asian perspectives that develop a sense of interdependence and common humanity, and promote dialogic, reflective, and transformative learning experiences. It examines the contributions that the Japanese thinker, Daisaku Ikeda’s ideas can make to revisit the notion of dialogue within global citizenship education and dialogic modes of learning.


Global citizenship education UNESCO Socio-emotional Ikeda Dialogue Dialogic 


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  • Namrata Sharma
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  1. 1.Ann ArborMIUSA

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