Integrating social justice into curriculum

Peace One Day

As one of the goals for the Green Passport Program is to foment the inclusion of dynamic and meaningful education on social justice issues in  intenational education curricula. An excellent starting point is the “Building a Better World” blog, particularly its wiki section on Global Service Learning Tools and Syllabi. Other sources of information can be found at:

Social Justice Revival Inside Higher Ed article about social justice education expanding on campuses in the US. Of particular interest is the international aspect of some of the programs mentioned. For example, Kalamazoo College study abroad returnees fair trade project or Grinnell College program that brings foreign speakers to the college and has also sent students abroad.

EdChange is dedicated to helping educators teach and esplore concepts related to diversity and struggles for equality. It has resources for all educational levels. Of special interest are the Handouts page and the Activities page.  There is a links page including resources classified by different disciplines.

The Diversity Network is “dedicated to advancing diversity and equity in international education.” Although this page is not oriented specifically to the theme of social justice it does have as part of its goal advancing equity in international education.

Peace One Day’s “objective is to institutionalise Peace Day 21 September, making it a day that is self-sustaining, an annual day of global unity, a day of intercultural cooperation on a scale that humanity has never known.” To that end they have resources for educators, and a number of ways to get involved and events to attend.

Learning Service offers a free guide to help potential volunteer travelers prepare for more responsible volunteer travel.

What other websites and resources could we add to this list?

dedicated to advancing diversity and equity in international education – See more at: http://www.diversitynetwork.org/about-the-diversity-network#sthash.C8SN4Mq0.dpuf

dedicated to advancing diversity and equity in international education. – See more at: http://www.diversitynetwork.org/about-the-diversity-network#sthash.C8SN4Mq0.dpuf

dedicated to advancing diversity and equity in international education. – See more at: http://www.diversitynetwork.org/about-the-diversity-network#sthash.C8SN4Mq0.dpuf
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