Working with Students around Current Affairs in the Classroom

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An example of good practice in Curriculum from Ecocampus (Belgium)

Within the framework of the module 'Kind in de wereld' (Child in the World), students work with current affairs. Two approaches are used to that end: 'systems thinking' and 'philosophising'. Each year, Djapo fleshes this out in consultation with the lecturers.
The sessions have a two-fold purpose: Students experience, themselves, how they can use methodologies regarding systems thinking and take part in a philosophical conversation. In addition, they learn how they can apply both skills in their classroom practice to work with pupils around current affairs and sustainable development.