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The SDG Challenge: Advancing Global Citizenship Education through the Power of Film

Application 06-01-2021 ~ 10-01-2021
Learning 06-01-2021 ~ 10-01-2021(18 weeks)
Course ID 2021_80_CL002_5_0_
  • Fixed Deadlines

  • Application & Selection Process

  • 1:1 Interaction with the Instructor

  • Downloadable Certificate
    Earn a certificate upon the completion

  • 100% Free

About the Course

By the end of this course, educators will unlock the power of film to take their students beyond school walls, inspiring them to be media and information literate global citizens and active contributors to a more equitable and sustainable world.

We'll be taking a closer look at documentary films to explore the impact of visual storytelling to communicate ideas and inspire change.

And, we’ll be guiding you through activities that will make it seamless to integrate film into your lessons.


Session 1

  • Documentary Film For Media and Information Literacy

Session 2

  • Curate a collection of Social Impact Films and Resources

Session 3

  • Implement The SDG Advocate Lesson Plan

Session 4

  • Report your Impact



1) Take online courses on GCED Online Campus & watch films from SIMA Classroom.
2) Make your own curatorial decision based on what you learned from this course
3) Implement The SDG Advocate Lesson Plan in your classroom
4) Submit your impact report by October 1st, 2021
* Winners will be provided with various rewards from APCEIU and SIMA Studios!




Virginia Pittaro, Director of Global Partnerships at SIMA, organization created to advance global awareness and social transformation through the power of impact cinema.

Her career in International Development focuses on unleashing the potential of individuals, organizations and businesses to create positive change. For 15 years she has been supporting entrepreneurs, social leaders and changemakers advancing a purpose-driven economy and education. 

Virginia holds a B.A in International Affairs, and Master Degree in Public Policy and International Development.




SIMA is a non-profit impact media agency which celebrates, curates and distributes documentaries + creative media projects that advance positive social change and support content creators, activists, educators and changemakers worldwide.

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