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Global Citizenship


Pramodh Shah


Course Outline

Global Education

International Learning promotes an appreciation and understanding of other cultures. It encourages young people to become responsible, global citizens, ready to play a positive role in today’s society.

We are living in a time of unequalled global collaboration. New technologies make it possible for individuals to work together and share ideas and insights in ways which were unimaginable a decade ago.

Education is the only solution. Education first.

Core Skills

Core Skills for

  • learning
  • work &
  • Society

Our world is moving quickly

Our young people need to be enabled to:

  • Generate and implement new ideas, solutions and products
  • Use digital tools to enable knowledge discovery, creation of resources and communication
  • Apply their knowledge to solve real-world problems.

21st-century skills or deep learning skills include:

  • Ways of working: communication and collaboration
  • Ways of thinking: critical thinking, problem solving, creativity & innovation, learning to learn and metacognition
  • Tools for working: information literacy, information and communication technology (ICT) literacy
  • Ways of living in the world: global citizenship and civic responsibility, including cultural awareness and competence.
  • Student leadership and personal development


There are six Core Skills to help prepare young people for life and work in a globalised economy.

  1. Digital Literacy
  2. Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
  3. Creativity & Imagination
  4. Student Leadership
  5. Collaboration & Communication
  6. Citizenship


Developing active, globally aware citizens who have the skills, knowledge and motivation to address issues of human and environmental sustainability and work towards a fairer world in a spirit of mutual respect and open dialogue; developing an understanding of what it means to be a citizen of their own country and their own country’s values.

Citizenship as a status:(rights and duties)

Citizenship as a feeling: (identity and belonging)

Citizenship as a practice: (making a difference)

Citizenship as a competence: (participation skills)