Bildungswissenschaften und akademisches Selbstverständnis in einer globalisierten Welt- Education and Academic Self-Concept in the Globalized World
Edited By Gerd-Bodo von Carlsburg and Thomas Vogel
This volume presents a series of contributions from the XIX. International Scientific Conference on The Reform of Education and Teacher’s Training on the topic Educational Sciences in Search of Global Identity which was conceived and organized by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania, Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences and Heidelberg University of Education (Germany). Main topics of the conference were educational quality standards of Higher and Secondary Education. This kind of quality management relies on the acquisition of interactive competence in socialization and the educational sector. The development of these basic skills is prerequisite for achieving an identity in order to meet the challenges of our society in the coming decade.
Drawing a conclusion from Globalisation means rethinking our teaching and assessing our practice
This paper examines the links between globalisation and education with a primary focus on the importance of interdisciplinary competencies.
The leading questions are:
The aim of this paper is to stimulate the rethinking of teaching practices in schools.
1. What does globalisation mean?
Globalisation seems to be an ever present element in our lives. Apparently, it effects our private life – as an example, through the insurmountable number of tablet PCs on the market. And it touches our professional life even more. We just need to realise the ever increasing speed of knowledge becoming obsolete so quickly.
The effects of globalisation on education may not be as obvious to us, but it will be for our future generations to come.
But what does globalisation actually mean? The following paragraph states what globalisation means in the present context of this paper: