The UNESCO-APCEIU 10th Youth Leadership Workshop on Global Citizenship Education (GCED)

Short Program Training in Education and Languages , in Other
  • Sotouboua
  • Apply Before : April 14, 2024

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 5809
  • Degree Non Degree Program/Certificate
  • Language Requirement Not Required
  • No. of Opportunity 50
  • Fields of study Global Citizenship Education (GCED)
  • Opportunity Type : Partially Funded
  • Duration April 29 - May 10, 2024
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Application Fee Required No

Opportunity Description

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization ( UNESCO), in partnership with the APCEIU Youth Leadership Workshop on Global Citizenship Education (GCED), is now accepting applications for its tenth edition. This workshop, organized by the Asia-Pacific Centre of Education for International Understanding (APCEIU), aims to empower youth leaders to advocate for global citizenship and drive changes toward a culture of peace through education.

This year’s theme, “Youth Voices for Transforming Education through GCED,” invites young leaders to engage in active discussions and share experiences with peers worldwide.

Below are the main objectives of the workshop:

  • Renew participants’ commitment to transformative education
  • Deepen understanding of vision and emerging GCED issues
  • Enhance capacity to implement GCED activities locally
  • Build and strengthen networks in GCED

Key Details and Dates

  • Application Deadline: April 14, 2024
  • Result Announcement Dates: April 23, 2024
  • Workshop Dates: April 29 – May 10, 2024
  • Funding Type: Grants and Mentorship
  • Organizer: Asia-Pacific Centre of Education for International Understanding (APCEIU)
  • Eligible Countries: ODA recipient countries and the Republic of Korea
  • Eligible Gender: Male/Female
  • Target Group: Youth leaders actively engaged in GCED
  • Focus Area: Global Citizenship Education (GCED)
  • Number of Opportunity: 50 participants

Benefits and Financial Aids

Participants will benefit from the workshop as follows:

  • Intensive and interactive 1-week online workshop with international experts and youth leaders
  • Networking opportunities with global youth leaders
  • Invitation to APCEIU’s international forums and seminars/networks of youth and educators
  • Mentorship and grant opportunity (selected winners can receive grants of up to $1,000 for follow-up initiatives)

Eligibility Criteria

Some general requirements of the Youth Leadership Workshop on GCED are as follows:

  • Applicants must be youth leaders actively engaged in GCED.
  • Have bornt between 1996 and 2005
  • Provide two years of work experience in youth activities
  • Complete the e-learning course under the title of GECD for Youth and attach their obtained certificate
  • Have spoken and written English proficiency
  • Open to citizens of ODA recipient countries and the Republic of Korea listed below:

Workshop Components

You can review the highlighted components and activities of the workshop as follows:

Orientation: April 29, 2024

Pre-Workshop Study: April 30 – May 3, 2024

  • Includes self-paced study and small group discussions facilitated by the GCED Youth Network

Online LIVE Workshop: May 6 – May 10, 2024

  • Features lectures and interactive activities on GCED with international experts and youth leaders
  • Includes sharing of youth advocacy initiatives on GCED and an action planning exercise

Mentorship & Project Implementation: May – October 2024

  • Exclusively for selected winners.

Workshop Modules

The workshop modules including:

  • Youth and Futures of Education
  • Global Citizenship as a Driver for a Better Future
  • Innovation and Youth Empowerment
  • Moving Forward for Change

 Selection Process

The following is the selection process:

  • Applicants must complete the pre-requisite e-learning course
  • The screening committee will evaluate the applications considering gender and geographical balance
  • Submit the application form by the deadline.
  • The selection committee will send the results on April 23, 2024 (KST).
  • All selected participants should register by April 25, 2024 (KST)

How to Apply?


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For more information and to apply, visit the Official Webpage of the UNESCO/APCEIU Youth Leadership Workshop on GCED).


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