Global Citizenship Education

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Global Citizenship Education

The aim of this working group is to create the first European Community on Global Citizenship Education by involving all actors interested in the topic, including: teachers, trainers and youth workers working in formal, non-formal and informal settings (schools, telecentres, youth centres, NGOs etc.); representatives of NGOs, non-profit organisation and civil society; education and training actors; policy makers and all others. 

This is the group for those willing to support and advocate for the potential adoption of GCE as an inclusive educational methodology in different contexts and at different levels through the use of digital tools.

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The objectives of this group are:

  • Identify the current state of implementation of GCE through the use of digital tools in formal, non-formal and informal learning contexts in Europe.
  • Share best practices, strategies, promising initiatives and policies addressing GCE at local, regional, national and European level.
  • Present and share results and case studies of the BRIGHTS project currently implemented in 4 European Countries: Belgium, Croatia, Greece and Italy.
  • Propose joint activities: identify partnerships and opportunities for collaborative initiatives that could impact on GCE

The group is created within the context of the BRIGHTS “Boosting Global Citizenship Education using digital storytelling” project co-funded by the Erasmus+ programme of the European Commission.

For any questions please contact the group moderator Hana Galogaža.

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Members: 110
Latest activity: Feb 9

SUMMARY OF TOPICS

This group will be working around the following topics:

  1. Strategies and informative tools to raise awareness on GCE and influence policy-makers
  2. Learning & teaching open resources on GCE and digital tools for both formal and non-formal educational contexts
  3. Best practices on GCE
  4. Relevant events, training and networking opportunities
  5. Opportunities for collaboration among the members
  6. Experiences and case studies resulting from the BRIGHTS project implementation in different European Countries

Group Discussions

Youth for Climate Belgium: students are skipping school to demand climate protections

Posted by Jochem Devens. Last reply by Alessandra Accogli Jan 29. 1 Reply

Dear all,something big is growing in Belgium: students are skipping school every Thursday and marching through Brussel to demand climate protections from Belgian and European leaders.The first…Continue

Tags: Belgium, Brussels, Youth for Climate

BRIGHTS 3rd Multiplier Event in Brussels

Posted by Jochem Devens Jan 29 0 Replies

The event was organized by Maks vzw on December 17th 2018. The venue of the event was Socius, right next to the recently opened museum of modern art Kanal centre Pompidou in Brussels.Socius is a…Continue

Open-AE the new project on open technologies in Adult Education!

Posted by Luca Pagliaricci. Last reply by Pep Oliveras Escura Jan 25. 1 Reply

Open AE: Promote open source technologies in non-formal adult education is an Erasmus+ KA2 project awarded through EPOS –…Continue

Rome MED – Mediterranean Dialogues Report 2018: "Building Trust: the Challenge of Peace and Stability in the Mediterranean"

Posted by Sara Cella Jan 4 0 Replies

Four years after its launch, Rome MED – Mediterranean Dialogues has established itself as an annual conference and global hub for high-level dialogue aimed at enhancing debate among policy-makers and…Continue

Tags: Mediterranean region, Rome MED – Mediterranean Dialogues Report 2018

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Comment by Alessandra Accogli on March 9, 2018 at 11:14

#GCE Yesterday ALL DIGITAL was at the launch of the study "GCE in Europe: How much do we care?" realised by CONCORD.

The study is based on a research across all EU member States (+Norway) and reveals the level of funding dedicated to GCE in Europe between 2011 and 2015.

Participants at the event were also Paolo Fontani, director of UNESCO Liaison Office in Brussels and Joseph Schermesser, Head of Sector EC DEVCO Unit B1.

Have a look at the study: https://concordeurope.org/2018/…/07/gce-funding-report-2018/

Comment by Alessandra Accogli on March 2, 2018 at 16:10

EPALE's thematic focus for March is on equity and inclusion in adult learning

Join EPALE’s live discussion on how to ensure optimal inclusion in adult learning on the provision and policy levels.The discussion will be in English and will take place on the 22 March 2018.

Learn more: https://ec.europa.eu/epale/en/blog/epale-focus-equity-and-inclusion... 

 

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