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Encountering Global Citizenship Education in Schools: Stories of School Teachers on GCED
Place of publication | Year of publication | Collation: 
Seoul | 2016 | 208p
ISBN 979-11-956142-4-0
Corporate author: 
유네스코 아시아태평양 국제이해교육원(APCEIU)
Asia and the Pacific

Titled “Encountering Global Citizenship Education in Schools: Stories of School Teachers on GCED,” the book includes stories of 11 GCED Lead Teachers focusing on the practical implementation of GCED in real educational setting. Readers will be able to learn from the experiences of those teachers, who worked to implement GCED in the field of education. Moreover, this publication provides an opportunity for educators from small primary schools in rural areas to the high schools in big cities, to think about the implications associated with GCED and how GCED can be used for students from diverse backgrounds and various ages. The stories included in the book are as follows: • GCED Starts from the Horizontal Relationships • GCED Practices in Small Schools • Doing by Learning, Learning by Doing • To View Social Issues from the Children's Perspective • Living through Communication with the People of Earth • Meeting Global Citizens in Jeju • Beginning of GCED with Students and Teachers • Starting with a Slow Change : The Story of a Candle • GCED with the views of the Children • A Path to the Future, Walking with Teachers to GCED • GCED is to Search for Values in Daily Lives

Resource Type: 
Toolkits and practical guides
Civic / Citizenship / Democracy
Cultural literacy / Intercultural / Cross-cultural / Multi-cultural
Human rights / Human dignity
International understanding / Globalisation / International education / Interdependency
Multilingual / Bilingual / Mother tongue
Peace / Culture of peace
Social justice / Equity
Sustainable development / Sustainability / Environmental
Transformative initiatives / Transformative pedagogies
Level of education: 
Primary education


global citizenship education; educational programmes