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Objectives: Global Citizen
global issues (modern day slavery, and fair trade, identity and diversity, racism and discrimination, human rights and climate change)
interdependence, interconnectedness, diversity, tolerance, respect, empathy, social just, equity
help produce doctors that are flexible and responsive to patients from a wide variety of backgrounds. http://www.ucl.ac.uk/cihd/undergraduate
aware of the wider world has a sense of their own role as a world citizen respects and values diversity understanding how the world works is outraged by social injustice participates in the community willing to act to make the world a more equitable and sustainable place takes responsibility for their actions.defined a global citizen as someone who is
Global issuespopulation growthmigrations, economic disparities, depletion of resources,climate change,disasters preparedness,international conflicts.
http://fractalenlightenment.com/12066/issues/coltan-wars-for-our-hi-tech-livesDid your cell phone kill someone today?http://bit.ly/n3rucy
"Kids in Congo were being sent down mines to die so that kids in Europe and America could kill imaginary aliens in their living rooms" - British politician, Oona Kinghttp://www.mindfully.org/Technology/2008/PlayStation-Coltan-Congo8jul08.htm
Europe and North America spend a year on pet food, cosmetics and perfume ($37 billion) would provide basic education, water and sanitation, basic health and nutrition to all those without those things, with $9bn left over
(Human Development Report : UNDP, 1998).
United Nations Environment Programme, 2009Green Meetingshttp://www.epa.gov/opptintr/greenmeetings
http://www.tuopenhouse2011.tu.ac.th/Paperless? the 3Rs?Bulk upEat green?Save energy?printed materials published on recycled paper, using vegetable-based inks, and on both sides of the page?food & beverage service?
Plant native treesEat locallyInflate your tiresDrive gentlyCookEat less meatGrow your own foodTurn off and shut itSave water
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http://www.earthcharterinaction.org/content/pages/Read-the-Charter.htmlI. RESPECT AND CARE FOR THE COMMUNITY OF LIFEII. ECOLOGICAL INTEGRITYIII. SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC JUSTICEIV. DEMOCRACY, NONVIOLENCE, AND PEACE
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Questioning, dig it up, sharing
counter ignorance and intolerance
challenge misinformation and stereotyped views
We live in an interdependent world, and Global Citizenship encourages us to recognise our responsibilities towards each other.We live in a rapidly changing world and Global Citizenship is about flexibility and adaptability as well as about a positive image of the future.
1. Economic competenciesPersonal financial managementGlobal trading systemNational economic systemThe CorporationWealth creation, distribution and poverty
2. Sociopolitical/Cultural competenciesPersonal value clarificationComparative religious/philosophyLanguageHistory and artsPolitical geography Political systemsEquity and injusticeDeep democracy
3. Environmental CompetenciesExplain the meaning and significance of sustainability and sustainable developmentExplain how it relates to personal values and roles (as a professional, consumers, citizens, etc.)Explain how it applies to the communitySystem thinkingta3online.org
Citizen (greek, roman) never been simply about 'belonging' to a place. It is also about making positive changes, and considering the wider environment. A Global Citizen is someone who cares about themselves, how they act and how their actions impact others, both locally and remotely. help students confront stereotypes and exotica resist simplification of other cultures and global issues