Pedagogy of Hope for Global Social Justice

ANGEL Chair Douglas Bourn and ANGEL Coordinator Massimiliano Tarozzi have collaborated to produce a further volume, 'Pedagogy of Hope for Global Social Justice: Sustainable Futures for People and the Planet', in the ongoing series of books published by Bloomsbury Academic titled 'Advances in Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship'.

The new volume contains 14 chapters of stimulating writing by prominent ANGEL members from across the world and other experts in Education for Sustainable Development, Global Citizenship Education and related areas such as Global Education/Learning and Development Education.


Get the book

The hardback book is available from the Bloomsbury website from the 16 November. However, thanks to funding by Knowledge Unlatched, the collection is also available as an ebook, available open access under a CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 licence here.



Following Paulo Freire and his concept of pedagogy of hope, this open access book explores the educational role of hope as an approach to learning about global issues in different areas of the world. Climate change, racism, and the COVID-19 pandemic have shown more than ever the need for a global shift in education policy and practice. This book provides a conceptual framework of global education and learning and the role it can play in addressing these social and environmental challenges. Written by scholars based in Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Ghana, India, Italy, Portugal South Africa, Spain, the UK and the USA, the book addresses a range of local and global issues from global citizenship education in Latin America to training teachers in global education.


Launch event

The author, Douglas Bourn, Professor of Development Education at UCL and Chair of the ANGEL Advisory Board, would like to invite you to an event which will launch this collection alongside another important new book for anyone with an interest in research on Global Education and Learning: Research in Global Learning: Methodologies for global citizenship and sustainable development education (UCL Press)

This launch, held as a hybrid event (in-person event held on UCL Bloomsbury Campus, London) on the 30th November at 17:00-18:30 GMT, will feature a brief introduction to each book, and a series of short presentations from the authors of key chapters from both collections.

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