Open Courses

Open to all members of GCED Online Campus!

Total 12
  • D-71

    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-71

    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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  • D-71

    Open to Public

    GCED & COVID-19 Pandemic

      This course aims to introduce multiple aspects of the Pandemic in line with Global Citizenship Education, with a series of lecture videos, reading materials, forum activities, etc. Learners will be able to learn in depth about the significance and means of responsible citizenship in response to the pandemic by examining key aspects that are closely related to the pandemic and GCED.   For WHOM? Anyone who wants to learn about how to practice GCED amidst the COVID-19 pandemic!  
    OngoingSelf-paced

    Application 11-19-2020 ~ 12-31-2021

    Learning 11-30-2020 ~ 12-31-2021

    Certificate Yes

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  • Exclusively for Trainers

    Prerequisite Course for Global Capacity-Building Workshop on GCED 2021

    This course provides basic knowledge of Global Citizenship Education (GCED), especially in the context of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Throughout the course, students will be able to acquire the knowledge of GCED in various aspects of global issues and have reflections on the role of education in achieving GCED and SDGs with various learning materials. This prerequisite course is exclusively for applicants of Global Capacity-Building Workshop on GCED 2021.
    Self-paced

    Application 08-10-2021 ~ 09-11-2021

    Learning 08-10-2021 ~ 09-11-2021

    Certificate Yes

  • Exclusively for Youth

    GCED for Youth

      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.   In particular, applicants for this year's 7th Youth Leadership Workshop on GCED should complete this prerequisite course for the application. 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) What does Global Citizenship Mean to Me? 2 Global Citizenship in a Challenging World Key Challenges to Global Citizenship - Education - Conflict, peacebuilding and inter-cultural/inter-religious dialog - Gender Equality and Women's Rights - Migration & Refugees - Panel Discussion on Critical Issues around Global Citizenship 3 Act to Change: Global Citizenship for Transformation Highlights and Key Issues of the SDGs - Women and Youth Empowerment - SDGs and education 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  
    Self-paced

    Application 04-30-2021 ~ 05-26-2021

    Learning 04-30-2021 ~ 05-26-2021

    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.          
    Self-paced

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

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

    Certificate Yes