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An Analysis of the Global Citizenship of Youth Participated in Global Citizenship Education (Journal of Education for International Understanding; Vol. 13, No. 1)
Place of publication | Year of publication | Collation: 
Seoul | 2018 | p. 41-70
ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 2005-3665
Author: 
Kyunghee Park; Hwanbo Park; Namsoon Kim
Corporate author: 
Korean Society of Education for International Understanding
Region: 
Asia and the Pacific
© Korean Society of Education for International Understanding 2018

The purpose of this study is to analysis characteristics of the global citizenship for youth participated in global citizenship education and the factors influencing for global citizenship. To achieve this, the study surveyed around 300 youth participated in global citizenship education. The results of the analysis are as follows. First, global citizenship of youth participated in global citizenship education are generally higher than those of ordinary youth. Second, it was analyzed that the global citizenship was significantly higher for girls than boys; for the lower school level than higher; and for the ones having the greater experience with the mass media, overseas visits, and family communication. Factors influencing the global citizenship of youth participated in global citizenship education were influenced by school class, experience in mass media, gender, communication with family, and experience of visiting abroad. The results suggest that there is a need to think about ways to educate the global citizenship through everyday life, such as using various media and communicating with family as well as participating in education programs to improve the level of global citizenship.

 

Resource Type: 
Journal articles
Theme: 
Civic / Citizenship / Democracy
International understanding / Globalisation / International education / Interdependency
Level of education: 
Secondary education

Keyword

Global citizenship education; Youth; Global citizenship; Constituent factors; Influencing factors; GCED