Open Courses

Open to all members of GCED Online Campus!

Total 18
  • D-31

    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 ~ 12-31-2022

    Learning 01-31-2020 ~ 12-31-2022

    Certificate Yes

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    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 ~ 12-31-2022

    Learning 11-30-2020 ~ 12-31-2022

    Certificate Yes

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  • D-31

    Open to Public

    Establish a Shared Understanding of Systemic Social Emotional Learning (SEL)

    In this course, participants will engage in a guided exploration of the Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning (CASEL) framework for SEL, four focus areas for systemic SEL implementation, and ten indicators of schoolwide SEL. Additionally, the facilitator will share application and experiences from “boots on the ground” and makes connections to Global Citizenship Education. From this shared understanding, participants will discuss their local priority for SEL, how SEL-related initiatives are currently implemented in their local context, and cultural and logistical obstacles. Participants will have the opportunity to post questions to be answered by the facilitator, as well as the purpose/goal for taking the course.        
    OngoingSelf-paced

    Application 10-15-2021 ~ 12-31-2022

    Learning 10-25-2021 ~ 12-31-2022

    Certificate Yes

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    Open to Public

    Igniting Student Voice in a Democratic Classroom

    The course will explore how teachers can deliberately create learning environments and opportunities that encourage and support students to engage in democratic thinking and discussion. The experiential course will allow teachers to explore teaching tools and content where learners can engage in dialogue and discussions, express themselves, participate in learning process, and feel the sense of belonging.    
    OngoingSelf-paced

    Application 10-25-2021 ~ 12-31-2022

    Learning 11-01-2021 ~ 12-31-2022

    Certificate Yes

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    Open to Public

    Global Citizenship Education for Lifelong Learning Practitioners

    The course 'Global Citizenship Education for Lifelong Learning Practitioners' invites educators aspiring to apply GCED in their education programmes or activities in informal or non-formal sectors. Focusing on the strategies of bringing GCED into lifelong learning, the course explores the close linkage between GCED and lifelong learning, introduces good practices in different parts of the world, and steps to design learners' own education activities. The course is strongly recommended for those who wish to promote global citizenship in their community learning programmes or any educational activities in informal or non-formal environments.
    OngoingSelf-paced

    Application 01-21-2022 ~ 12-31-2022

    Learning 01-21-2022 ~ 12-31-2022

    Certificate Yes

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  • 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 8th 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 03-01-2022 ~ 04-30-2022

    Learning 03-01-2022 ~ 04-30-2022

    Certificate Yes