Open Courses

Open to all members of GCED Online Campus!

Total 12
  • D-71

    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.          
    OngoingSelf-paced

    Application 04-01-2019 ~ 12-31-2021

    Learning 04-01-2019 ~ 12-31-2021

    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.   Along with the following four sessions, three live sessions with the instructor will be made for the course participants!       Please convert your time zone HERE  
    Self-paced

    Application 10-15-2021 ~ 11-21-2021

    Learning 10-25-2021 ~ 11-21-2021

    Certificate Yes

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  • D-71

    GCED by Themes

    Danish/Nordic Approach to Transformative Pedagogy and Learning

      For the last 5-10 years the holistic Danish approach to teaching, learning and forming democratic minded and responsible citizens has generated significant international interest. This is due the fact that there is a rising worldwide realization that education in the 21st Century should focus on more than just preparing students to be part of the work-force, it also needs to facilitate the formation of responsible and reflecting members of society. The Danish understanding of education is guided by the concept of "almendannelse" . A concept that entails that the purpose of teaching is to form "whole" human beings, who are willing and able to become active, reflecting and responsible members of society, and has formed an approach to teaching  that focuses on academic competencies such as independent and critical thinking, "soft" social skills such as empathy and "understanding of the other,  and also strives to make sure that  learning is driven by inner student motivation.   In this course, the instructors will concentrate on the best features of the Danish approach to transformative learning, focusing on:      - Teaching independent and critical thinking      - Teaching democratic dialogue - including respect for fellow students      - Teaching students´ ability to reflect on their own identity as citizens      - Teaching working with inner motivation     During the modules the attendees will presented to pedagogical assignments/approaches to teaching, which they can try to implement in their own classes - on assignment approach related to each of the modules.
    OngoingSelf-paced

    Application 09-06-2021 ~ 12-31-2021

    Learning 09-18-2021 ~ 12-31-2021

    Certificate Yes

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  • D-71

    Open to Public

    Becoming Global Citizens for a Sustainable Society

      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  
    OngoingSelf-paced

    Application 09-01-2019 ~ 12-31-2021

    Learning 09-30-2019 ~ 12-31-2021

    Certificate Yes

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  • D-71

    Open to Public

    Critical Media Literacy

    In this highly digitalized world, critical media and information literacy is required for all, not to mention educators and youths. This 3-week course aims to enhance the learners’ competencies on Media and Information Literacy (MIL) with introduction to the current information and learning environments, required competencies to cope with the changing environments, theories on MIL, management of media contents, and ethical issues and engagement with media to promote global citizenship.   The course is composed of the following three sessions. Each session provides a lecture and additional learning materials followed by forum discussion. To effectively assist learners’ understanding and learning progress, a set of quizzes is 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 12-09-2019 ~ 12-31-2021

    Learning 12-10-2019 ~ 12-31-2021

    Certificate Yes

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  • D-71

    Open to Public

    Climate Change in Practice

    Nowadays, ‘Climate Change’ is certainly one of the most urgent and prominent global issues to be solved. This 4-week course seeks to provide learners to understand the terms, concepts and background knowledge of climate change, as well as the global efforts and international agendas that are taking place to address the issue. Through these activities, learners will deepen their knowledge and enhance their competencies to cope with the climate change, reaffirming their commitment as global citizens.   The course is composed of the following four sessions. Each session provides a lecture and additional learning materials followed by assignments. To effectively assist learners’ understanding and learning progress, a set of quizzes will be offered. 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 12-20-2019 ~ 12-31-2021

    Learning 12-24-2019 ~ 12-31-2021

    Certificate Yes

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