Open to PublicOngoingSelf-paced

Becoming Global Citizens for a Sustainable Society

Application 09-01-2019 ~ 12-31-2021
Learning 09-30-2019 ~ 12-31-2021(118 weeks)
Course ID 2019_80_CL005_1_0_
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  • 100% Free

About the Course


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



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Course Reviews

  • Arabela Macascas
    It is very informative and helpful for the youth like me.
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    Course is very informative. It should be included in the school curriculums.
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    this course is really useful and reflect the current status of people to build a better future and society for all of us. Thanks a lot for giving a chance to learn this course.
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    Very useful
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  • Matthew Azure Awini
    My way of thinking has really changed with this course as a global citizen.