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Courses on thematic areas and pedagogical approaches of GCED are offered for educators to enhance their capacity to implement GCED. The courses are based on an application and selection procedure.

Courses by Registration

GCED by Themes

Global Citizenship and Cultural Diversity

The course, Global Citizenship and Cultural Diversity is targeted at practitioners in the field of education and development, social and youth workers, as well as policy-makers and civil servants. The goal of the course is to further broaden their perspectives on the topic, sharpen their knowledge and skills, as well as to strengthen their capacity to carry out what they’ve learned in their contexts.   This course provides participants with a critical understanding of the relation between Cultural Diversity and Intercultural Understanding in a globalized world. The first module looks at Cultural diversity in a globalizing world within the context of Global Citizenship and Global Education. The second module of this course discusses the different elements of Global Citizenship through explaining the different elements and instruments of Global Education. The third module reflects on intercultural learning competences and the intercultural dialogue in the public political discourse. The fourth and last module of this course focuses on the practical use of Intercultural Global Education in terms of political and social action. It also explores the key dimensions of the Sustainable Development Goals.   Next to getting acquainted to various theories and instruments, participants will, through assignments, work on their own strategy development plan which they can use after the course in their own context.
Application period : 06-12-2018 ~ 07-05-2018 Learning period : 07-16-2018 ~ 08-12-2018 Certificate : Yes

GCED by Themes

Glocal Justice and Peacebuilding

This course seeks to provide an overview of the relationship between conflicts and social justice at local and global levels as well as peacebuilding initiatives to transform such conflicts in both South and North contexts.  It identifies structural violence or social and economic inequalities and injustices as one of the root causes of global and local (glocal) conflicts  and also explores strategies whereby nations and their citizens can live together with justice and compassion to build a culture of peace through personal and social action. Drawing  on case studies in diverse regions in the Global South, four  specific themes or sectors will be critically examined, including paradigms of development and globalization, the  rural poor, women and children, and indigenous peoples.   Educators, professionals  and peacebuilders working in formal as well as non-formal educational contexts are welcome to enroll in the course.  It will provide ideas and strategies for integrating  the theme of  glocal (global and local) justice in programmes of global citizenship education and other interrelated fields of transformative education.   Week 1 : Global Poverty and Hunger Paradigms of Development & Globalization Week 2 : Rural Poor Week 3 : Child Labour & Justice for Women Week 4 : Rights of Indigenous Peoples     Course Preview  
Application period : 04-17-2018 ~ 05-22-2018 Learning period : 05-28-2018 ~ 06-24-2018 Certificate : Yes

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Human Rights in the context of GCED

This 5-week course covers basic introduction to human rights principles and mechanisms, discussion of specific issues related to GCED from a human rights perspective, and understanding of the teaching of human rights in relation to GCED issues. After taking this course, participants will be able to explain basic principles of human rights, discuss GCED issues from a human rights perspective, and expound on issues and systems of teaching human rights.   Week 1 : Overview of the Human Rights Week 2 : International Human Rights Standards Week 3 : GCED Issues Affecting Human Rights Week 4 : Realizing Human Rights and GCED Week 5 : Teaching Human Rights in the Context of GCED   Various materials like readings, videos and official documents by UN and local governments will be utilized for the course. Activities including exercises and written examination are also prepared to assist further understanding.       Course Preview  
Application period : 04-17-2018 ~ 05-07-2018 Learning period : 05-14-2018 ~ 06-17-2018 Certificate : Yes

GCED by Themes

Voices of Youth: Youth Advocacy for GCED

The course aims to provide base knowledge and practical skills in youth advocacy to enhance the capacities of youth activists and to inspire potential young leaders to effectively promote GCED at local and global levels. Through the course, participants are expected to recognize youth as an active agent for GCED and gain competencies in planning and implementing youth-led activities in a variety of contexts. The course introduces what advocacy is, how to plan and carry out campaigns and other advocacy initiatives on GCED, and shares good cases and practices worldwide.   Week 1 : What is GCED? Week 2 : What is Advocacy? Week 3 : Youth as an active agent for GCED Week 4 : Sharing cases       Course Preview          
Application period : 07-17-2018 ~ 08-30-2018 Learning period : 09-03-2018 ~ 09-30-2018 Certificate : Yes