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A Wide Range of Courses with Specific Topics on GCED are Available Here!

Total 13
  • D-9

    Applying GCED in classroom

    Curriculum Development for GCED Educators: Perspectives, Purposes, and Practices

    This 4-week course provides a basic introduction to the principles, conceptual underpinnings, and creative design of curricula relevant to transformative education, specially GCED in both formal and non-formal contexts. Participants of the course will explore practical ideas for appropriate, effective and creative teaching of GCED-related curricula for all levels of formal schooling, non-formal peace education programmes of government and nongovernment agencies and community organizations. The goal of this course is to provide teachers/participants with the theoretical framework for analyzing, critiquing, and investigating curriculum so that they will be able to design GCED curriculum responsive to their own contexts.   Session 1: Curriculum Theory, Development, and Design Session 2: Designing a Curriculum Session 3: Writing Learning Objectives/Outcomes and Evaluation Techniques Session 4: Curriculum Innovations   The course will consist of four “classroom” weeks. The course will open with a lecture or powerpoint presentation or video clips followed by Forum discussions. Participants are expected to check the course site at the beginning of every course week to be aware of the requirements for the week.

    Application 07-02-2020 ~ 07-22-2020

    Learning 08-03-2020 ~ 08-30-2020

    Certificate Yes

  • GCED by Themes

    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 05-29-2020 ~ 06-19-2020

    Learning 07-01-2020 ~ 08-04-2020

    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.     Course Preview     ※For any inquiries regarding taking the course, please contact GCED Online Campus administrators,

    Application 02-17-2020 ~ 03-09-2020

    Learning 03-21-2020 ~ 05-09-2020

    Certificate Yes

  • Exclusively for Youth

    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.   Session 1 : What is GCED? Session 2 : What is Advocacy? Session 3 : Youth as an active agent for GCED Session 4 : Sharing cases This is a self-paced course so participants can decide their own schedule. The certificate of completion will be issued after the fulfillment of all the requirments.       Enrollment Process As long as your application is successfully submitted, you will be enrolled to the course.  Please follow the instructions to enter the classroom. 1) Log in 2) Click "My Courses" underneath your name 3) Find "Voices of Youth" and click it to enter the classroom.         Course Preview          

    Application 01-25-2019 ~ 03-29-2019

    Learning 03-01-2019 ~ 03-31-2019

    Certificate Yes

  • Open to Public

    GCED101: Introduction to GCED (Certificate Course)

        The course aims to provide an overview of the GCED (Global Citizenship Education) as well as its background, concepts under the framework of UNESCO, and guidelines for teaching and learning. The course will help participants gain an understanding of the key concepts and principles of GCED, recognize educational issues relevant to GCED, and identify pedagogical approaches to GCED.        Chapter 1  The World We Live in 1     Chapter 2  The World We Live in 2    Chapter 3  The Education We Need    Chapter 4  Emergence of GCED as Global Education Agenda    Chapter 5  Understanding GCED within SDG4    Chapter 6  Who is a Global Citizen?    Chapter 7  What is Global Citizenship Education(GCED)?    Chapter 8  Thematic Areas of GCED    Chapter 9  Learning Contents of GCED    Chapter 10    Teaching GCED to Transform: Pedagogical Principles of GCED    Chapter 11  How to Teach GCED Effectively: Teaching Strategies and Approaches    Chapter 12  GCED in Practice: Teaching GCED in Classroom    Certificates will be given to participants who fulfill the requirements; more than 80% of lecture attendance and submission of an assignment at the end of the course.          

    Application 01-08-2019 ~ 03-25-2019

    Learning 02-11-2019 ~ 03-31-2019

    Certificate Yes

  • 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 06-12-2018 ~ 07-05-2018

    Learning 07-16-2018 ~ 08-12-2018

    Certificate Yes