GCED 101: Introduction to GCED

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.


Basic course is open to everyone and you can also take the full course by registration. Click here for more information




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 contents

3 modules

Chapter 3: The Education We Need

Chapter 4: Emergence of GCED as Global Education Agenda

Chapter 7: What is GCED?



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Pema Wangchuk

Tuesday, 9 July 2024, 4:14 AM


GCED basically helps to understand and slove the social issues

Rajkumarie Kanaya

Monday, 8 July 2024, 10:58 AM

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I am interested to have knowledge on GCED

Madaki charity

Saturday, 8 June 2024, 8:02 AM

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Gced is a form of civic learning that involves students active participation in projects that address global issues of social, political and economic or environmental nature.

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Mohammed Ewa Abubakar

Friday, 7 June 2024, 4:38 AM


In did GCED is the solution to our world problems today as it focus on humanity that is human rights, human development, foster unity despite our religious and tribe diversity and clamour for peace.

Saidu Haruna

Tuesday, 4 June 2024, 7:40 PM

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