4 February-3 March 2019: Online Learning Course Global Education – The Citizenship Dimension

Organised by the North-South Centre of the Council of Europe, in collaboration with The Network University, this free four-week online course explores new ways of understanding and promoting active citizenship from the contexts and perspectives of the participants.

The course has been designed to complement the Global Education Guidelines, a pedagogical tool for educators and policy makers to understand and implement global education, and share with a wider audience concepts and approaches promoted by the North-South Centre’s Global Education programme.
It addresses the issues in theory and practice, reflecting on the ideal state considering the evidence from the reality while allowing learners to:
– review the existing concepts related to citizenship, civic engagement and participation;
– identify competencies and possible paths to develop impactful context-based citizenship leading to social justice and sustainability;
– act towards active citizenship locally and globally;
– connect with thinkers, practitioners, innovators and other relevant actors in the field.
 

Who can apply
Anyone from all over the world, formal and non-formal educators, policymakers, media professionals and students with a special interest in the topic.

 

Course requirements
Participants should
–  be in command of the English language;
– be able to spend a minimum of 10 hours per week (every week) on course work;
– have basic Information and Communication Technology skills and a minimum of internet access.

 

Costs
The North-South Centre will provide scholarships of 400€, corresponding to the course value.
The scholarships will be granted to selected applications on the basis of the quality of the application and will cover the participation fee.

 

Deadline to register: 28th January 2019. Places are limited and this will be the last course delivered until July 2019.

 

Find out more here.