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GCED101: Introduction to GCED (Certificate Course)

Application 04-01-2019 ~ 12-31-2022
Learning 04-01-2019 ~ 12-31-2022(196 Weeks)
Course ID 2022_80_CL005_1_0_
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  • Downloadable Certificate
    Earn a certificate upon the course completion

  • 100% Free

About the 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.









Asia-Pacific Centre of Education for International Understanding under the auspices of UNESCO


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.


Course Reviews

  • Yeshi Wangchuk
    this course can change the shape of one's thoughts. it is informative and educational.
  • Tshuendru Choephyll
    This course was an informative and will help me to prepare a global citizenships
  • Chador Wangmo
    Informative to transformative course
  • Lachi Maya Thara
    Informative and interesting
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    This lesson give hopes in the society
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    The course is well thought out. The lessons were enjoyable and informative.
  • 교사김난영 교사김난영
    This is really an amazing and useful course. I learned a lot of lessons here of GCED and it helps me to be more got used to English. Thank you so much