Professional Development Online Training

This online course has been developed to provide participants with information about effective practices to educate for social cohesion and global citizenship. Consisting of six online modules, this course is suitable for educators working in various settings including the early years, schools and TAFE.

The course can be accessed from Griffith University’s Professional Learning Hub. Registrations have closed for the first delivery. For participants registered the course will be available for six weeks commencing 10th October 2017.

Topics include

Who do we think we are? An examination of Australia’s multifaceted identity and what this means for the educational enterprise now and in the future.

How does our diversity strengthen social cohesion and resilience? An examination of our multicultural history and the benefits it has delivered for social cohesion.

Do we all belong? An examination of the issues relating to immigration and cultural diversity revealed in the 2015 Scanlon-Monash Index of Social Cohesion and the implications for educators.

How can Global Citizenship Education build capacity to strengthen social cohesion? An examination of Global Citizenship Education as an approach for strengthening the conditions required to build strong, safe and cohesive learning communities.

Case studies of best practice in Global Citizenship Education. Snap shots of the evolving journeys of three-award winning and globally engaged schools.

Key strategies for your Global Citizenship Education tool kit. A showcase of four pedagogies and various curriculum materials effective in a variety of educational settings.