2. Intended Outcome / Learning Objectives:
At the end of these reporting everyone will be able to:
1. Articulate a definition of global citizenship;
2. Appreciate the ethical obligations of global citizenship.
4. GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP
- is the idea that one’s identity transcends geography or political boarders and
that responsibilities or rights are derived from membership in a broader class:
- nurtures person respect and respect for others , wherever they live.
GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP( Oxfam)
- according to Oxfam, Global Citizenship is all about encouraging young
people to develop the knowledge, skills and values they need to engage with the
world. And it’s about the belief that we can all make difference.
6. A Global Citizen is someone who:
• Is aware of the wider world and has a sense of their own role as a world citizen.
• Respect and values diversity
• Has an understanding of how the world works
• Is outraged by social justice
• Participates in the community at a range of levels, from the local to the global
• Is willing to act to make the world a more equitable and sustainable place
• Takes responsibility for their actions.
To be effective Global Citizens, young people need to be flexible, creative and
proactive. They need to be able to solve problems, make decisions, think critically,
communicate ideas effectively and work well within teams and groups.
7. To be a Global Citizen you must;
1. Understand we were born on this world.
2. Protect our country, the world, when we called upon to do so.
3. Stand up and defend against the injustices we see.
4. Respect and value diversity.
5. Take action in meaningful ways.
8. FIVE MAIN CONCEPTS OF GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP:
1. Accepting universal values and responsibilities.
2. Acting for the common good.
3. Understanding diversity.
4. Being proactive to improve the world, and
5. Honoring this global promise regardless of others actions.
9. Is there a need for Global Citizenship education in the contemporary
“Education must be only a transmission of culture but also a provider of alternative views
the world and a strenghtener of skills to explore them.”
- Jerome S. Bruner
10. EDUCATION FOR GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP
- is not an additional subject – it’s a framework for learning, reaching
beyond school to the wider community. It can be promoted in class through
the existing curriculum or through new initiatives and activities.
11. The BENEFITS are felt across the school and beyond. Global
citizenship helps young people to:
a) Build their own understanding of world events.
b) Think about their values and what’s important to them.
c) Take learning into the real world.
d) Challenge ignorance and intolerance.
e) Get involved in their local, national and global communities.
f) Develop an argument and voice their opinions.
g) See they have power to act and influence the world around them.