Drama Education and Global Citizenship and Education

  • Norio Ikeno
  • Jun Watanabe


In this chapter we draw attention to the connections between drama education and citizenship education, and explore the shared spaces for research, teaching and learning. We argue that it is possible to provide breadth and depth in the development of the attributes and skills of each individual. The experience of subtly appreciating the inner self of an imaginary individual in a fictional world helps to promote understanding of the inner selves of others and oneself in the real world. Options and ways of seeing things in the real world are expanded, which facilitates problem solving.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Nippon Sport Science UniversityTokyoJapan
  2. 2.Nihon UniversityTokyoJapan

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