Through Other Eyes

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“This programme of study offers a theoretical framework and methodology to support educators to read the cultural logics (systems of meaning and representation) of specific indigenous groups in relation to concepts related to the agenda for international development (e.g. development, poverty eradication, equality, education, etc.). This cross-cultural exercise invites learners to examine the origins of their own perceptions and cultural logics (their values and assumptions), to develop self-reflexivity, to re-evaluate their own positions in the global context and to learn from other local ways of knowing and seeing.” (aus der Selbstbeschreibung)

Eine kritische Selbstreflexion der Autor*innen mit dem Titel “Translating theory into practice and walking minefields: lessons from the project ‘Through Other Eyes'” findet sich auf academia.edu.

Vanessa Andreotti & Lynn Mario T.M. De Souza 2008: Learning to read the world Through Other Eyes. An open access online study programme focusing on engagements with indigenous perceptions of global issues. Derby: Global Education.

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