Published on November 4th, 2019 | by Sunit Nandi0
What Are the Pros of Global Learning?
Global learning is primarily about learning that inculcates practical knowledge about the things happening around the world, and how different everyone and everything is. Through this learning, an individual not only discovers how he is affecting the world, but also learns how diversity affects almost each and everything. Hence, today even the educational institutions are equally benefiting a great deal with global learning. So, what are you waiting for? Simply pay for papers that keeps you engaged in your academics, and start traveling and exploring knowledge that could add tons of value to you. It is in this regard; we have listed a few pros of global learning below.
Understand problems and deal with them in a better way
Of course, you can explain global warming in a classroom, but imagine the impact the scene will create when you take them to a dry place and tell them that a river actually existed there. Or show them a lake where actually land existed. This practical knowledge can never be gained in the classroom, no doubt how advanced the class is. The water crisis Cape town is facing cannot be understood just by reading the theory but if you can go there you can realize the real problem.
Once you gain practical knowledge on global problems, you could come out with better solutions too. Be it global warming, poverty, or countries dominating each other, you can come out with great solutions if you see the problem yourself.
Inculcate Real-Time Values
Life or events teaching you values are actually the ones that invoke humanity. When you walk down a poor man’s house or a deserted village with a few people, you will actually thank almighty for all the little things in life.
Not only thankfulness but awareness, being happy, being stress-free are some of the values that global learning will inculcate in you. We are sure if you just attend some sessions of global learning, you will come out to be kinder and a whole different person. Your way of thinking will gain a whole new perspective.
Understand your role in society
You will come to know that you as a person do not only matter to your family but also have a major role to play in society. You also get to think about your surroundings and about your country by and large. It is only through this way; you start to think about the other parts of the world and its problems.
Let us understand through an example, the fires of amazon forest may not have bothered you, but if you think with a broader view, the oxygen tank of the world was destroyed indirectly affecting all of us. So, going to the location and learning about the wildfires will make you plant more trees in your surroundings. In short, the thinking changes from ‘home’ to ‘my world’, and that is the need of the hour.
We have listed only three pros as of now, but global learning has pros that can never be counted or measured. It is a learning method that should be made mandatory. Global learning will make the world a better place to live in. You can have a better future if you have a deep understanding of history. And history can be lived better by visiting historical places, than by reading them in textbooks.
So, no matter what your age is, take a chance to educate yourself through global learning and you will be a better person, making this world a nicer place to live in for us and our upcoming generation.