The Effect of a Training Program on Developing the Global Citizenship Principles of the History Teachers in Jordan

Zaid Suleiman M. Al-Edwan, Fadyieh Mohmoud A. Bani Mustafa

Abstract


This study aimed at building a training program for the history teachers in the light of the global citizenship principles and testing its effect on their knowledge level of those principles in Jordan.
Study sample consisted of (26) male and female teachers randomly selected from the history teachers for the high Basic stage in the Education Directorate in Ma'daba Governorate. To achieve the study goals, a training program was build in the light of the global citizenship principles, which are: the global peace, democracy, human rights, human and the environment, scientific thinking, technology, and multi-cultures.and a cognitive test of the global citizenship's principles was prepared.
After performing the relevant statistical analysis the results revealed that the pre-knowledge level of the history teachers for the basic stage of the global citizenship principles was lower than the educational accepted level (80%), and the presence of differences with statistical significance (α=0.01) between the post-knowledge level of the history teachers at the higher basic stage about the global citizenship principles and the educational accepted level (80%), in favor of the training program in each domain of the global citizenship's principles and for the domains collectively. The study recommended the inclusion of the global citizenship principles and concepts in the teachers training programs to increase their awareness in the global issues.

Keywords


The Global Citizenship, History Teachers, The High Basic Stage.

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