The OWC library contains an extensive collection of books designed for teachers and covering aspects of professional practice such as:
  • classroom ecology and culture
  • teacher-student relationships
  • example teaching practices
  • example learning experiences, core and extension activities, inquiries, and lesson plans
  • templates and lesson resources
  • assessment strategies and rubrics
Philosophy and pedagogy
Global education encompasses a range of educational philosophies and pedagogical approaches which are underpinned by a common foundation: “a humanistic vision of education and development based on human rights and dignity; social justice; inclusion; protection; cultural, linguistic and ethnic diversity; and shared responsibility and accountability.” (Ictheon Declaration, 2015)
Teaching and learning through global education is one way of actively supporting SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOAL 4: QUALITY EDUCATION, which states:
By 2030, altgg_icon_color_04l learners acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development including, among others, education for sustainable development and sustainable lifestyles, human rights, gender equality, promotion of a culture of peace and non-violence, global citizenship and appreciation of cultural diversityand of culture’s contribution to sustainable development.” (Transforming our World, 2015)
The OWC library has resources for teachers and schools which includes the following educational approaches and frameworks:
  • Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander Education in Australia
  • Values education
  • Citizenship education
  • Education for sustainable development
  • Environmental education
  • Literacy and numeracy
  • Human rights education
  • Multicultural education
  • Peace education
  • Transformative education


For teaching activities and global education publications online go to the Resources Portal

Ictheon Declaration: Education 2030: Towards inclusive and equitable quality education and lifelong learning for all 
Bank, UNFPA, UNDP, UN Women, UNHCR World Education Forum, 2015)

Transforming Our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (United Nations, 2015)