Open to PublicOngoingSelf-paced
Becoming Global Citizens for a Sustainable Society
|Application||09-01-2019 ~ 12-31-2020|
|Learning||09-30-2019 ~ 12-31-2020(66 weeks)|
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.
|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
Matthew Azure AwiniMy way of thinking has really changed with this course as a global citizen.
ARACIELY ESMAThis course let me see the things that are needed not only for human beings but all over the world especially our planet. becoming a global citizen, you did not only focus to your self but also to your community, society, and around the globe. The things that I have learned from this course will be shared.
Adreon CharlesThis is an amazing course, I have learned alot and will out what I have learned into practice.
Paterina La ToucheExcellent course! The course is very informative and inspiring.
Nii Noi Kofi OmaboeThe course was a very impactful one, one I have not received anywhere.
Md Raju BiswasGreat learnings indeed. The modules are well designed and organized. A new global citizen will learn truly the global citizenship and the Sustainable Development.
NTAFAM AUDREY MAATCHI RAYEThis course is inevitably of paramount importance in my ESD (Education for Sustainable Development) activities. I will consult it regularly as it is available online. I have already encouraged all of my collaborators to follow it fully and regularly because, as the saying goes, "Repetition is the roof of teaching".
Mwansa LuputaIt was a very good course that challenged me to start taking action.
Collins Bigogo OmosaI believe that through this workshop I was given the opportunity to enhance, improve my characteristics, expand my perspective and help to value more cultural diversity and erase prejudice.
DOUSWE GamaidandiThe course was very enriching and I learned a lot of new things