Educating Global Citizens for the 21st Century

In times of disruption, the choice to become a member of an emerging world community is so important – now more than ever. To combat the rise in populism, we need schools to promote global citizenship, respect for diversity and critical thinking. To solve the planet’s hardest problems, we need education to advance a new understanding of our place in the world and teach a new intelligence enabling us to coexist and co-create with people different than ourselves. 

How is the increasingly interdependent world reshaping our identity? How do we rethink education to foster a new generation of responsible global leaders? Experts share their views.

How to Leverage the Democratic Potential of Social Media to Cultivate Global Citizens?

Social media not only increases the information flows but also becomes a powerful tool for...

Unlocking Engagement Through Global Competence and Collaboration

To empower youth to act on the world’s greatest challenges, learning should be relevant, authentic...

Project-Based Learning: Bringing the Real World into the Classroom

How to nurture global-ready citizens through project-based learning?

What It Means to Be a Global Citizen Today

What is the mission of global citizens? Why do we need to build global citizenship?

Three Paths to Global Citizenship

The experience of a Chinese social entrepreneur on a mission to raise awareness of citizenship.

Global Citizenship Education: a New Ethics for the World System?

Let's launch the silent revolution for global citizenship education.