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Global Dimension

The impact of global learning on public attitudes and behaviours towards international development and sustainability

The impact of global learning on public attitudes and behaviours towards international development and sustainability

Publication date: March 2010

This summary of new research on behalf of DEA from Ipsos MORI sets out compelling evidence that government can reap significant benefits by educating people in the UK about global issues. This ‘global learning' is a powerful way of engaging UK people in contributing towards a number of public policy priorities around international development, tackling climate change, building a responsible society and encouraging community cohesion.

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ISBN: 978-1-900109-39-0

5 in 8 children are not learning about major world events and problems at school.
4 in 5 teachers feel they should teach how emerging economies increasingly impact on UK life. 3 in 5 aren’t confident to do so.