The Erasmus + Key Action 2 Programme Globalsense – Developing Global Sensitivity among Student-Teachers will be ending in October 2024.

As an opportunity to summarise what we have already achieved and to discuss a future project in keeping with GlobalSense, members of the consortium are organising an international multiplier event.

It will take place in Nantes, on 4 & 5 April 2024
at la Halle 6, 42 Rue la Tour d’Auvergne, 44200 Nantes, room 109.
(registration is free).

It can also be followed online


8:30 – 9:00: Registration and welcome coffee

9:00 – 9:05: Welcome address
Lucy Bell (Nantes University)

9.05 – 10.20 Theoretical Framing: GC(E) as an international challenge for education systems.
Discussant: Lucy Bell (Nantes University)

• GC(ED) – Educational policies and concepts (Gregor Lang-Wojtasik, University of Education Weingarten)

• Teachers as change agents in a global society? Visions and empirical insights (Claudia Bergmüller, University of Education Weingarten)

• International interdisciplinary cooperation in higher education institutions – benefits and challenges (Julia Resnik, Hebrew University Jerusalem)

10.20 – 12.00: Teaching and teacher professionalisation in GCE – lessons learned from the Global Sense project. Part I: Methodology.
Discussant: Kerstin Hansson (Linnaeus University)

• Pedagogical design (Yifat Kolikant, Hebrew university of Jerusalem)

• Learning from Student-Teachers’ Online Interactions (Aviv Cohen, Hebrew university of Jerusalem)

• Teaching (global) citizenship and disciplinary knowledge (Gaïd Andro & Céline Chauvigné, Nantes University)

• Teaching rhetoric : from the classroom to active citizenship (Lucie Donckier de Donceel, Free University of Brussels)

12.00 – 14.00: Lunch break

14.00 – 15.00: Teaching and teacher professionalisation in GCE – lessons learned from the Global Sense project. Part II: Empirical Insights.
Discussant: Svitlana Paschenko (University of Kiev)

• Learning results and qualification challenges (Mirjam Hitzelberger, University of Education Weingarten)

• Between the political, pedagogical, and professional (Micah Sapir, Hebrew university of Jerusalem)

15.00 – 16.00: Fruitful practices
Discussant: Lucie Donckier de Donceel (Free University of Brussels)

• Echo or mise en abîme? How reflecting on the practices of student-teachers and teachers trainers can become fruitful (Tanguy Philippe, Nantes University)

• The context sensitivity of the GlobalSense identity (Tim Patterson & Joey Eisman, Temple university of Philadelphia)

16.00 – 16.15: Coffee break

16.15 – 16.45: Policy recommendations
Discussant: Mirjam Hitzelberger (University of Education Weingarten)

• Policy Recommendations for Preparing Teachers in a Global Context. (Lucy Bell, Nantes University)

16.45 – 17.00: Conclusion for the day
(Sébastien Urbanski)


8.30 – 9.00: Welcome coffee

9.00 – 10.20: Enlarging the outreach of GlobalSense
Discussant: Tanguy Philippe (Nantes University)

• Cross-cultural education: exploring strategies for addressing sensitive subjects and promoting equality in the global classroom – A Kenya-Sweden experiment (Kerstin Hansson, Linnaeus University)

• Psychological perspectives on citizenship education: insights from a Ukrainian scholar (Ivan Danyliuk, University of Kiev)

• Empowering educators: leadership and teacher training in citizenship education – perspectives from Ukraine (Svitlana Paschenko, University of Kiev)

10.20 – 11.20: Innovative teacher training for a changing world
Discussant: Claudia Bergmüller (University of Education Weingarten)

• Teacher Education for a Future in Flux: an innovative model-framework for preparing adaptable educators to a rapidly changing world (Kerstin Hansson, Linnaeus University)

11:20- 12:00: Giving life to research: project management and partnerships (panel)
Chair: Sébastien Urbanski (Nantes University)

• Civic and citizenship education on the ground: what possible contributions from a research on GCE? (Bérengère Saulnier, La ligue de l’enseignement).

• Opportunities to develop Global Citizenship Education within the Erasmus+ programme: a focus on cooperation partnerships, Teachers’ Academies and capacity building projects (Philippine Guillaume, Nantes University European and International Department)

12.00-14.00: Lunch break

14.00 – 15.30: Conclusion.
Chair: Julia Resnik (Jerusalem) and Gregor Lang-Wojtasik (Weingarten)

GlobalSense: deliverables and further steps
1) Publications
2) Papers in preparation
3) Other deliverables
3) Further developments: Bagskol project on how to better address culturally complex teaching, in relation to EUniWell’s WP3 Individual and Social Well-Being: Tanguy Philippe, Bagskol members

Results of the GlobalSense project are published here gradually.
We believe they can be useful to academics, educational professionals and student-teachers, among others. Though we are happy for these resources to be openly accessible, we ask that the authors be quoted when their work is used.

GlobalSense presentation EUniwell Conference, Kalmar, Sweden, January 2023

GlobalSense Poster

GlobalSense Multiplier Event Weingarten

Documentation Multiplier Event Global Sense, Weingarten, May 2023

Teacher Education for Global Citizenship. Lessons from Cross-National Online Interactions, Jerusalem, January 2023

Developing Global Sensitivity Among Student-Teachers

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