What we do as an organization (100-word description)
You promote the idea of the Global Citizen as that of the modern man who has and knows no stereotypes or racism, sees him/herself as a citizen of the world and the global community that is grounded on the principles of democracy, intercultural dialogue and social cohesion. The means to that goal is through digital literacy and more precisely, digital storytelling, since it has been proven to foster knowledge and awareness. Key concepts to your mission are those of the human rights and peace education.
What ICT or e-skills training programs does my organization offer (if any)?
It aims to achieve its goals through holding a blended training course combining distance-learning MOOCs and face-to-face workshops.
How I am involved in digital inclusion / empowerment
As an English Teacher with and MA in Applied Linguistics, I have come across the principles of Global Citizenship several times. I hace also tried to incorporate them in my teaching so far. e.g. This year my students and I created a digital comic using storyjumper. I would be really interested in taking my educational practices a step further and enhance them with GCE.
How I got in touch with this community
I got an invitation from a network member
Why I would like to join the network
To further learn from and contribute to the idea of Global Citizenship through digital means,thus enhancing my role as an educator and providing enriching educational activities to my students.
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