Examining Jamaican Teachers’ Global Perspectives: Prospects for Vision 2030 Jamaica

Flavia Iuspa, Sarah Mathews, George Dawkins


Vision 2030 Jamaica calls for an education that prepares global citizens. Teachers play a pivotal role in fulfilling a nation’s educational goals. This paper presents a quantitative study exploring Jamaican in-service teachers’ global perspectives. The Global Perspective Inventory served as the study’s theoretical framework. The study found that teachers reported a neutral disposition to the significance of one’s cultural context to determine which knowledge is relevant, a high intrapersonal score, and mix tendencies on the interpersonal-social interaction scale. The results intended to advance teachers’ global perspective awareness and identify possible areas of curriculum development.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/irhe.v1n1p19


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