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Engaging students in global issues: the responsibility of education to develop the ethical student
This session deals in its own way and from its own perspective with projects which engage, interest and challenge their young participants to develop an awareness of and facility with the global context in which they operate.
Lynne and Julia describe the challenges she presents to London-based fashion students to understand the impact of their industry in a global context.
Rick and Nuha describe the work Ignite is doing to develop global co-operation as young people from South London network with overseas groups, building a sense of social justice and global concern.
Discussion shows how young people can be encouraged and supported to develop awareness of and engagement with contemporary issues which are of global concern.
Featuring: Dr Lynne Hammond, Manager of International Educational Consultancy Office, University of Arts/London College of Fashion, London; Dr Julia Gaimster, Head of E-Learning, University of Arts/London College of Fashion, UK; Rick Hall, Director of Programmes, Ignite!, UK; Nuha Baruti, Student and Board Member of Ignite! UK; Dr Mary Stiasny, Assistant Director, Institute of Education, UK