Planetary citizenship: a more holistic and inclusive approach
eNSPIRED spoke to Silvia Elisabeth Moraes. She works at the Faculty of Education of the Universidade Federal do Ceará in Brazil and is currently supervising an interdisciplinary project on planetary citizenship in the curriculum of a Brazilian university. While you have probably heard of global citizenship, Silvia prefers to talk about planetary citizenship.
Publication | 8 years of eNSPIRED: an overview
In this publication, we are looking back at the achievements of the eNSPIRED programme over the past few years. Since 2014, we have been organising workshops, seminars and learning weeks for teacher trainers, educations advisers and (future) teachers with education experts from countries in Africa, Asia and South America. We have tried to include all the materials that have been developed. Read, watch, listen and make use of these resources. They are and will remain, at your disposal through our online channels.
How to deal with newcomers in education?
In spring 2021, Edu by KU Leuven and the Flemish Association for Teacher Educators (VELOV) organised a professionalisation project about acting ethically as a committed teacher trainer in an ethnically and culturally diverse society. Together with our colleague Abbas Kigozi from VVOB in Uganda, two teacher trainers from VIVES college put together a webinar on 'how to deal with newcomers in education?'.
Multilingualism in education: an online exchange
In November 2020, experts from Vietnam, South Africa and Belgium met virtually to exchange expertise and experiences on multilingualism in education. Watch the full recordings here and download the presentations.
Inspiring teachers: Global Teacher Prize 2020
The Global Teacher Prize is an award presented annually to a teacher who has made a significant contribution to the community. eNSPIRED selected the most outstanding stories of teachers who were candidates for the 2020 prize and are thus working on innovations to introduce children to the wonderful world of education and to achieve equity.
Video: Multilingual Education in South Africa
Dr Diane Rodriguez, Professor at the Fordham University Graduate School of Education loves to observe lingual education classrooms. Together with Dr Margaret Funke Omidire of the University of Pretoria, Dr Rodriguez visited the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Pretoria and Laerskool Pretoria-Oos in South Africa. In this video, you will see an observation of an elementry and college Sepedi language class.
Listening tips: podcasts on multilingualism in education
When researching a subject, we think of reading documents, watching videos and delving into the digital archives, but it is also interesting to browse through the wide range of podcasts on offer. That way you discover that extra bit of information. eNSPIRED selected some fascinating and inspiring podcasts on the theme of multilingualism in education. Have fun listening!
Video: Learning in South Africa’s multilingual classrooms
The British Council of Sub-Saharan Africa aims for inclusive classrooms and believe in its positive benefits. That is why they started Teaching for All, an ambitious material and teacher development project. This video shows the importance of the project in the multilingual situation in South Africa.
FUNDA OER, making a difference in the education landscape in South Africa
To improve teaching and learning for inclusive education, VVOB - education for development together with Inclusive Education South Africa (IESA), South African Council for Educators (SACE) and the Department of Basic Education (DBE) worked hard in developing FUNDA, a platform for educational resources.