APCEIU seeking Applications for 6th Youth Leadership Workshop on Global Citizenship Education
Deadline: 17 March 2020
The Asia-Pacific Centre of Education for International Understanding (APCEIU) is currently inviting applications for its 6th Youth Leadership Workshop on GCED (Global Citizenship Education) which will held from 25 to 31 May 2020.
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The one-week Workshop aims to build capacity of dynamic youth leaders around the world to identify strategies to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). While enabling participants to deepen their understanding of GCED, the Workshop allows the young leaders to play a major role and become part of a wider network of youth leaders for GCED.
During the Workshop, participants will identify specific priority issues around global citizenship and establish plans for the future direction of GCED. Working both individually and in groups, the young leaders will devise the goals and strategies for use at local and national levels. Participants will learn about specific areas such as GCED, human rights, and peace building through information sessions and engage in dialogue and debates on the evolving issues. As part of the Workshop, participants will also make a field visit to discuss the role of youth for a more peaceful and sustainable future.
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To deepen youth leaders’ understanding of Global Citizenship Education (GCED);
To provide a forum for participating youth leaders to discuss and establish action plans suitable for the implementation of GCED at local, national, and regional levels;
To identify innovative youth-led initiatives on GCED in different regions.
APCEIU will provide accommodation, meals, and local transportation for all participants during the workshop.
APCEIU will also cover the round-trip international airfare to and from Seoul, Korea.
Note: Participants are responsible for domestic travel expenses to and from international airport in their countries and Korean visa application fees.
Youth participants’ capacity enhanced in implementing GCED at local and global levels;
Increased commitment of youth participants in fostering global citizenship and education sector;
Action plans developed by sub-groups for the implementation of follow-up activities;
Regional youth initiatives identified in cooperation with the GCED Youth Network.
Sessions: This part will highlight GCED in the context of SDG 4.7 and the role of youth as both learners and agents of change. Also, by representing each country at the model UNESCO conference, participants will gain opportunity to widen their perspectives and understand different issues and diverse dimensions of GCED.
Action Plan Development: This session will introduce the Youth Advocacy Kit on GCED and GCED Online Campus with interactive exercises. Based on prior knowledge gained from the online course titled “Becoming Global Citizens for a Sustainable Society,” participants will critically reflect upon the link between identified issues and challenges, and the tools to address them throughout the sessions.
Study Visit: Participants will make study visits to several selected places in Seoul and its vicinity to enhance their understanding of GCED-related themes as well as to have an opportunity to network with local youth groups.
Reflection and Synthesis: This session is designed to recap learning points of the past sessions, allowing participants to share reflections with fellow participants and facilitators, and to link across different sessions/segments. It is recommended that participants keep reflective journals during the workshop.
Cultural Exchanges: The cultural night is an opportunity to build a sense of community among participants while sharing cultural elements and insights with each other. During the workshop, participants will also explore Seoul, visiting some of its cultural heritage sites to examine the cultural aspects of the city and to enhance the mutual understanding through culture.
Applicants should meet the following requirements:
Born between 1992 and 2001;
Citizens of the Official Development Aid (ODA) recipient countries;
Minimum 2 years of active experience in youth activities;
Applicants only from Official Development Aid (ODA) recipient countries will be eligible for the application.
For more information, visit http://apceiu.org/board/bbs/board.php?bo_table=m34&wr_id=68&