Open Courses

Open to all members of
GCED Online Campus!

The courses are run throughout the year or several times per year and are open to the general public to introduce GCED to wider audiences. The courses are open to individuals based on a simple enrollment procedure.

Open Courses

  • Open course

    GCED 101: Introduction to GCED

    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.   Basic course is open to everyone and you can also take the full course by registration. Our first round of 'GCED 101: Introduction to GCED (certificate course)' will be open in June 2018. Click here for more information     APCEIU The Asia-Pacific Centre of Education for International Understanding (APCEIU) was established in 2000 as a UNESCO Category 2 centre to promote education for a Culture of Peace. APCEIU is working in close collaboration with UNESCO Offices, National Commissions of Member States, related educational institutes, and civil society to promote global citizenship education (GCED) under the framework of education for international understanding (EIU) towards a Culture of Peace.   APCEIU has devoted itself to strengthening GCED/EIU capacities by pursuing its philosophy and policies through training teachers and teacher trainers; research and policy development; developing educational materials and programs; organizing different levels of workshops and conferences; and strengthening the network of teachers, educators, experts, civil society leaders and other stakeholders.