Interview mit Vanessa Andreotti: Shouldering our Colonial Backpack – A different Vision on Education

At the past congress on Global Citizenship Education (WeltWeitWissen-Kongress) in Bonn which took place in april 2016 we had the opportunity to talk with Vanessa Andreotti, an international expert on postcolonial and critical education.

Vanessa Andreotti (PhD) holds the Canada Research Chair in Race, Inequalities and Global Change at the University of British Columbia. She is also Research fellow at the University of Oulu, where she held the first and only european chair in Global Education from 2010 to 2013. Please find more about her work on her university homepage or her profile on academia.

The video aims to give an introduction to the current discussion on postcolonialism and critical education within global citizenship education.

Concept / Interview:
Sonja Richter
Center for Global Learning in Schools
Comenius-Institute, Protestant Center for Educational Research in Münster

Andreas Rüther ( and Benjamin Haas

This video has been produced in cooperation with ENSA – Development Policy School Exchange Programme and is funded by BMZ in behalf of Engagement Global gmbH and Brot für die Welt – Evangelischer Entwicklungsdienst.