Global Citizenship, while similar to Development Education, is a more recent development and has emerged in the wake of the citizenship curriculum.

Oxfam defines a Global Citizen as someone who:

  • is aware of the wider world and has a sense of their own role as a world citizen
  • respects and values diversity
  • has an understanding of how the world works economically, politically, socially, culturally, technologically and environmentally
  • is outraged by social injustice
  • participates in and contributes to the community at a range of levels from local to global
  • is willing to act to make the world a more sustainable place
  • takes responsibility for their actions

 

Announcements

Welcome to the relaunched Global Centre website! We will be adding new content in the next few days, so if you can't find anything or a link doesn't work, just give us a call.

You can find upcoming Global Centre Events here, and Teacher CPD training information here.

Fairtrade Fortnight runs from 25 February until 10 March: Find out more here.

Education training events

Check our Training & Events page for CPD opportunities for education workers.

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