Global Citizenship Education and Gender Depiction in Textbooks: The Case of Punjab Textbook Board’s Pakistan Studies and Urdu Textbooks

  • Aniqa Munir Lecturer, English Department, Lahore College for Women University, Lahore
  • Dr. Sumaira Noreen Head (Incharge), History Department, Lahore College for Women University, Lahore
Keywords: Global Citizenship Education (GCED), Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), Curriculum, Textbook

Abstract

This research is focused on the case of gender depiction in textbooks of Punjab Textbook Board's Pakistan Studies and Urdu at Secondary and Higher Secondary School Level. A content analysis was done of Pakistan Studies and Urdu textbooks while keeping in view UNESCO's Global Citizenship Education (GCED) targets being given under the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) target 4.7. The theme has been operationalized concerning learning objectives of "Education for Sustainable Development" (UNESCO, 2017) that centers around empowered and motivated learners being capable of critical thinking and to contribute towards a sustainable future. The findings of this research work highlighted the need for a clear focus on the content regarding women in textbooks.

Published
2020-09-22
How to Cite
Aniqa Munir, & Dr. Sumaira Noreen. (2020). Global Citizenship Education and Gender Depiction in Textbooks: The Case of Punjab Textbook Board’s Pakistan Studies and Urdu Textbooks. Research Journal of Social Sciences and Economics Review (RJSSER), 1(3), 72-79. https://doi.org/10.36902/rjsser-vol1-iss3-2020(72-79)