How do contemporary fashion designers resemble Siberian shamans? Why are cosmetics advertisements structured like South Indian healing rituals? What are the links between celebrities, fame, and Trobriand Island kula ring exchanges? Or between fame, perfume, alchemy, and animistic practices in Siberia?
So far, the primary focus in the PRME community has been on curriculum development and student engagement. However, in order to live up to its commitment, PRME signatory schools need a corps of faculty that possess the skills and competencies required to implement the principles of PRME in the classroom. This report argues that formal faculty development activities are necessary in order to achieve that outcome.