What does your organization do (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 digital skills training or activities do you or does your 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 are you 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 did you learn about this community?
I got an invitation from a network member
Why would yo 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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