Asia-Pacific Global Citizenship Education (GCED) ‘Taking It Local’ Workshop For Systemic Transformations

Asia-Pacific Global Citizenship Education (GCED) ‘Taking It Local ’ Workshop For Systemic Transformations


Date and time: 
October 18 - 19, 2022 at 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM (GMT+7/Bangkok time) 

Type of event:
Online Workshop via Zoom

Partner(s) Institutions:
Asia-Pacific Centre of Education for International Understanding (APCEIU), Ministries of Education, National Commissions of UNESCO in selected Member States, United Nations Country Teams (UNCTs), Youth groups, Researchers, and Civil Society

Under the framework of the Asia-Pacific Regional Global Citizenship Education (GCED) Network, UNESCO Bangkok and APCEIU are pleased to invite you to participate in the Asia-Pacific Regional Global Citizenship Education (GCED) 'Taking It Local' Online Workshop for Systemic Transformations on 18-19 October 2022, 10:00AM-1:00PM GMT+7 (please click here to check your local time).

The workshop is developed with the following objectives:

  • To experience first-hand through UNESCO Story Circles the power of intercultural skills at the heart of GCED at the classroom level. 
  • To identify key steps through collective action planning that are needed to impact systemic change in the integration of GCED in the curriculum from the classroom to national levels 
  • To propose commitments to be made in implementing action plans at local level. 
  • To highlight the work of GCED network members amongst diverse stakeholders. 

Expected Results from the Workshop

The expected results from the online workshop include Collective Action Plans on how participants are going to specifically implement a GCED: ‘Taking It Local’ workshop that can be further developed by country teams and then implemented in their respective countries.

Expected Participants

The direct beneficiaries of this activity will be school leaders, teacher trainers, teachers, youth leaders and related education leadership organizations and civil society groups in the region interested in contributing to systemic change.

For the event's Concept Note and Programme, please see the attached file below.

For questions and more information: 

Ms Faryal Khan, Education Programme Specialist, Section for Inclusive Quality Education
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