Courses by Registration

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

Total 15
  • D-252

    Open to Public

    Climate Change in Practice

    Nowadays, ‘Climate Change’ is certainly one of the most urgent and prominent global issues to be solved. This 4-week course seeks to provide learners to understand the terms, concepts and background knowledge of climate change, as well as the global efforts and international agendas that are taking place to address the issue. Through these activities, learners will deepen their knowledge and enhance their competencies to cope with the climate change, reaffirming their commitment as global citizens.   The course is composed of the following four sessions. Each session provides a lecture and additional learning materials followed by assignments. To effectively assist learners’ understanding and learning progress, a set of quizzes will be offered. Run in a self-paced mood, the course is open throughout the year. Upon the successful completion of the course, a certificate is provided!                                                  
    OngoingSelf-paced

    Application 12-20-2019 ~ 12-31-2021

    Learning 12-24-2019 ~ 12-31-2021

    Certificate Yes

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  • D-252

    Open to Public

    Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment: A Pathway to Sustainable Development

          This course aims to introduce the topic of gender equality and women’s empowerment with a combination of the series of lectures by renowned international experts on concepts, theories and thematic areas, interviews with scholars, UN representatives, change makers, case presentations of innovative approaches and practices by global citizens all around the world. Understanding the 5th SDG - the multifaceted issues around it and the efforts put forth worldwide to achieve it - is the foundation for this course. Particularly, the course aims to examine and critically reflect on the revolving issues around both gender equality and women’s empowerment with sustainable development by providing a platform where learners can virtually meet and learn from one another. It will bring a critical eye to gender inequality and how it is addressed in the field of sustainable development. Learners will be able to deepen their understanding of gender equality and women’s empowerment, exchange and embrace different perspectives, and challenge their own assumptions. The course invites those who see themselves as global citizens as well as who aspire to assume active roles in bringing meaningful changes to oneself and so the society they are in.   Course Objectives: To promote the importance of gender equality in achieving the SDGs. To provide practical knowledge and introduce the innovative practices of gender equality and women empowerment in different parts of the world. To expand learners’ perspectives on women’s rights and empowerment as a shared vision for peaceful, sustainable, and prosperous society To motivate learners to take part in contributing to build a more equal society for all   No Modules Units 1 Introduction to Gender Equality and Women's Rights 1) History of Pursuing Gender Equality and Women's Rights 2) How Gender Equality is defined by UN 3) A Platform for Action: The Beijing Declaration 1995-Now 4) Mobilizing Changes: CSW, UN Women 2 Gender Equality in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development 1) Links between Gender Equality and Sustainable Development 2) SDG #5: Stand-alone Goal on Gender Equality 3) Beyond SDG #5: Gender Equality across all the 17 SDGs 4) Progress and Remaining Challenges for SDG #5 3 Women's Empowerment 1) Overview of Empowerment Policies 2) Education: Girls' Education 3) Women's Social and Economic Participation 4) Political Participation, Advancing Women Leaders 5) Gender Equality as a Shared Vision for All and Social Justice 4 Critical Issues on Gender Equality 1) Violence and Discrimination Against Women 2) Health and Gender Equality 3) Climate Change and Gender Equality 4) Migration and Gender Equality 5) Governance and Gender-responsive Policy-making 5 Plan for Action: Paving the Way to Equality 1) Global Partnership for Achieving Gender Equality 2) Movements and Cases on Advancing Women's Rights and Empowerment 3) Tools and Strategies for Gender Equality  
    OngoingSelf-paced

    Application 01-15-2020 ~ 12-31-2021

    Learning 02-10-2020 ~ 12-31-2021

    Certificate Yes

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  • D-252

    Open to Public

    Understanding Conflicts and the Process of Peaceful Resolution: What educators can, and should do to promote peace?

    In the world where lots of conflicts and violent situations are taking place these days, understanding of the conflict and efforts to establish peaceful atmosphere in a society are more urgently required than ever. This 4-week course aims to provide learners to acquire knowledge about the basic understanding and major components of Conflict, Violence and Peacebuilding not only in general but also in localized context, particularly in the African context. Moreover, the course let learners get to know about the ecology of Conflicts and Peace in each learner’s localized context. Going through the sessions, learners will be able to enhance their competencies to apply Peacebuilding into their own context, reaffirming their commitment as global citizens and promoting GCED.   The course is composed of the following four sessions. Each session provides a lecture and additional learning materials followed by discussions and assignments. To effectively assist learners’ understanding and learning progress, a set of quizzes will be offered per session. Run in a self-paced mood, the course is open throughout the year. Upon the successful completion of the course, a certificate is provided!  
    OngoingSelf-paced

    Application 01-29-2020 ~ 12-31-2021

    Learning 01-31-2020 ~ 12-31-2021

    Certificate Yes

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  • Exclusively for Trainers

    5th Global Capacity-Building Workshop on GCED

    This 4-week course, specifically designed for the selected participants of the 5th Global Capacity-Building Workshop on GCEㅇ, aims to enhance their capacity as teacher trainers, teachers, policy makers and curriculum developers in the four major sectors of GCED – policy making, curriculum development, teacher training, and student assessment. A series of lectures will provide opportunities for the participants to deepen their understanding and knowledge of GCED as well as to critically think about issues around global citizenship in a timely manner.   
    Instructor-led

    Application 11-23-2020 ~ 12-18-2020

    Learning 11-23-2020 ~ 12-18-2020

    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    
    Instructor-led

    Application 05-29-2020 ~ 06-19-2020

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

    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          
    Instructor-led

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

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

    Certificate Yes