Global Citizenship Education project

Republic of Korea
Ministry of Education and the Asia-Pacific Centre of Education for International Understanding
Key objectives of the measure:

The project is to promote Global Citizenship Education (GCED) at home and abroad. 

Scope of the measure:
National, International
Nature of the measure:
legislative, institutional
Main feature of the measure:

GCED aims to nurture responsible citizens and help them understand and practice universal values of humanity. GCED has recently attracted growing attention as a solution to address extreme violence, racism, climate change, and refugee issues. It carries out the following activities: research on and development of GCED courses, operation of training workshops and seminars, production and distribution of educational materials, organization of international conferences, hosting panel discussions and dialogue sessions to seek cooperation for educational development. It develops curriculums specific to the educational environment of developing countries and operates workshop for educators, public officials and young leaders of developing countries. 

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

This project will establish a platform for international cooperation, strengthen international partnership and administer GCED in developing countries by developing curriculum and providing training programs for the educators from the countries. It spreads GCED across the world and creates an atmosphere in which cultural diversity is valued.

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

1,108,326 dollar (as of 2016)

Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)