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Apply: Youth Leadership Workshop on Global Citizenship Education (GCED)

The Asia-Pacific Centre of Education for International Understanding (APCEIU) invites young people to join the 7th Youth Leadership Workshop on GCED. This year’s workshop will empower youth leaders by equipping them with critical media and information literacy competencies that are essential in this digital era. 


  • The workshop will be held online in June-July 2021.  
  • Eligible candidates are youth leaders actively engaged in GCED and/or media, who were born between 1993 and 2002, and are citizens of UNESCO Member States and official development assistance (ODA) recipient countries.  
  • Potential participants must also complete the e-learning course ‘GCED for Youth’ on the GCED Online Campus website by 21 May 2021.  
  • Applications must be submitted online by 23 May 2021. 

Further details are available here.

Professional Learning Programs for Educators in EFS/ESD

RCE Greater Burlington partners Shelburne Farms and University of Vermont are excited to be offering EFS/ESD summer professional learning opportunities for K-12 educators and non-formal and community-based educators.  Scholarships are available for program fees and graduate credits are offered at a discounted rate.

Online Summer Programs in 2021:
Education for Sustainability Immersion:  For those who already have a strong foundation in Education for Sustainability, this month-long program will provide you with the opportunity to reflect, learn, and collaborate with a group of colleagues from across the country. Offered with University of Vermont.

Foundations in Education for Sustainability: Together we’ll deepen our understanding of social-ecological systems, consider strategies for youth voice and agency, and practice change-making skills to transform the systems in which we work.  Offered with University of Vermont.

Local Action, Global Impact: the Sustainable Development Goals in My Neighborhood: A deep dive into the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Investigate this framework and apply the Global Goals to local, regional, and global contexts.

Details are available here.

Training Opportunity for RCE Networks: Build Your Story Intelligence to More Effectively Lead SDG Initiatives

This story skills workshop series introduces the 7 Powers of Story and how to effectively draw upon these to become a formidable, persuasive leader who can effectively engage communities to embrace the changes we need to make to create a more sustainable world.

Over seven weeks (starting on 28 January 28, 2021, 12:00-13:30 EST), the sessions will include short lectures, engaging exercises, and interactive learning and sharing within smaller groups.

The workshop is free for leaders, faculty, and students affiliated with any RCE worldwide. Further information and registration details are available here.

UNESCO's Global Skills Academy

UNESCO has launched the Global Skills Academy offering free and high-quality online trainings from members of the Global Education Coalition. Under the project "Skills for a Resilient Youth in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond", the Academy aims to equip one million young persons with employability and resilience skills to help them find jobs during the looming recession due to COVID-19. The Academy will operate through a matching process facilitated by UNEVOC, UNESCO’s global network for institutions specialised in Technical and Vocational Education and Training. Detailed information about available trainings will be shared with the 250 UNEVOC Centres in more than 160 Member States. The Centres will identify interested participants and connect them to the Coalition members’ training platforms. Visit the website here.

Fundamentals of Lifelong Learning and Adult Education

This initiative from UNESCO Bangkok, provides free access to 11 modules with 30 short videos on the topic of lifelong learning. Access it here.

Online Course: Voices of Youth – Youth Advocacy for GCED

Offered by APCEIU, this course aims to provide base knowledge and practical skills in youth advocacy to enhance the capacities of youth activists and to inspire potential young leaders to effectively promote GCED at local and global levels.

Application Period: 17 July - 29 August 2018

Learning Period: 03 September - 30 September 2018

For more information or to apply, click here.

Photo credit: GCED Online Campus


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