Educating and Leading for World Citizenship

Through Technocratic Homogenisation or Communicative Diversity?


  • Lejf Moos Aarhus University, DPU



democratic Bildung, world citizenship, globalisation


Two perspectives on local and global societies, and therefore also on education, are explored and discussed in this paper. On one hand, society as a civilisation is producing an outcome-based discourse with a focus on marketplaces, governance, bureaucracies and accountability. On the other hand, society focuses on cul-ture through arts, language, history, relations and communication, producing a democratic Bildung dis-course. At a global level, I see those discourses shaping discourses of world citizenship and of global mar-ketplace logics with technocratic homogenisation. Those trends and tendencies are found through social analytic strategies in these categories: context of discourses, visions, themes, processes, and leadership.


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Author Biography

Lejf Moos, Aarhus University, DPU

Department of educational sociology


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How to Cite

Moos, L. (2018). Educating and Leading for World Citizenship: Through Technocratic Homogenisation or Communicative Diversity?. Nordic Journal of Comparative and International Education (NJCIE), 2(2-3), 7–24.