Open to PublicOngoingSelf-paced

Becoming Global Citizens for a Sustainable Society

Application 09-01-2019 ~ 12-31-2019
Learning 09-30-2019 ~ 12-31-2019(13 weeks)
Course ID 2019_80_CL005_1_0_

About the Course


This course introduces the SDGs and the notion of Global Citizenship through the series of lectures by renowned experts from all over the world, interviews with scholars, advocates and representatives from all different sectors, and case presentations by active global citizens. 


The course aims to examine and critically reflect on the revolving issues around the globe at local, national, and international levels by providing a platform where learners can virtually meet and learn from one another.


Learners will be able to deepen their understanding of the SDGs and global citizenship, 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 to the society they are in.


No. Module Units
1 Global Citizenship and the SDGs

1) Understanding global citizenship in the context of the SDGs.

2) Why & What is Global Citizenship?

3) Issues Around Global Citizenship

2 Global Citizenship in a Challenging World

Key Challenges to Global Citizenship

- Poverty & Glocal Justice

- Consumerism & Eco Justice

- Peace & Preventing Violent Extremism

- Media Influence and Critical Literacy

- Globalization & Migration

- Gender Equality

3 Act to Change: Global Citizenship for Transformation

1) Highlights and Key Issues of the SDGs

2) Global Partnership for Achieving the SDGs

4 Meet the Global Citizens Around the World Case studies of innovative movements and cases of global citizens
5 Plan for Action: Becoming Active Global Citizens

1) How to become active global citizens

2) Advocacy tools and strategies



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Course Reviews

  • Vanessa Lynn Figueroa
    This is interesting and a really good way of educating citizens and giving opportunities to create change.
  • Maria Joana Galvan
    It is a great opportunity to participate and be part of this online course because anyone of us would be aware and will be the key to address global issues around us.
  • Cristine Jewel Corpuz
    for me,it is a very great opportunity for everyone who wants to know more about the issues revolving not just in one place but in different country and collaborative learning through videos and with rhe help of the scholars and onstructors is such an interesting and meaningful thing to do.
    it was quite an interesting encounter with various scholars and world leaders with vast experience, certainly i have learnt a lot, and what i have learnt will help me in contributing towards the achievement of the SDGs within my locality and beyond.
  • Rohullah Hadaf
    according to my perspective it is a great step to familiar people around the world that how individual activities can impact on global scale. we need a global cooperation to sustain the livelihood of people and make the planet sustainable.

    After watching lecture 1 i am sure i choose the right course which can give me the chance to know more about sustainable development goals and enhance my skills for a better world.

    Thanks for providing such opportunities
  • Mac athur handy joseph JOACHIM
    i think ,it's a good idea to create this cours. everybody can learn about the sustainable development goal without problem