Applications are now open for the 2nd Youth Leadership Workshop on Global Citizenship Education. Approximately 50 participants will be selected. Travel and local expenses will be covered for all successful applicants. The workshop will be held from the 11th July to 16th July 2016, at the Busan University of Foreign Studies in Busan, Republic of Korea. Deadline to apply is May 25th.
The workshop is organised by the Asia-Pacific Centre of Education for International Understanding (APCEIU) and the United Nations Global Education First Initiative (GEFI). The four-day leadership training aims to contribute achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), specifically Target 4.7, to foster global citizenship through education. As well as enabling participants to deepen their understanding of GCED.
- Applicants must be between the ages of 18 to 24;
- Participants will be selected on the basis of their current engagement and future commitment in educating youth at the local and national levels around GCED;
- Participants must have a minimum of two years’ experience in youth activities, sufficient understanding of GCED issues and priorities, and proven experiences of influencing change at the local or national levels.
Attending participants will be asked to identify specific priority issues around GCED and youth leadership in achieving SDG 4.7. Working both individually and in groups, the young leaders will expand on these topics, devising goals and strategies for use at local and national levels.
Travel and local expenses will be covered for all successful applicants. Please note, that participants will be responsible for the domestic travel expenses and visa fees in their own countries.
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