(Australia) Building Intercultural Competence, Social Cohesion, Global Perspectives in the Classroom

Presented by: Gary Shaw, Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, Victoria, Australia
Presented at: 4th International Conference on Conflict Resolution Education
Date of Session: June 10, 2011

Session Description: The strategy, Education for Global and Multicultural Citizenship: A Strategy for Victorian Government Schools, provides tools and resources for the inclusion of multicultural and global perspectives in primary and secondary schools throughout the state of Victoria, Australia. This interactive workshop will provide an overview of implementation from classroom practice and pedagogy to whole school and systems change. Current approaches to human rights education, including indigenous perspectives and conflict resolution education, will be included.