International Conference on Global Citizenship Education held in Seoul

2017-09-26

The second International Conference on Global Citizenship Education (GCED): Platform on Pedagogy and Practice was held from 13 to 14 September 2017, in Seoul, Republic of Korea. It was co-organized by the Asia-Pacific Centre of Education for International Understanding (APCEIU) and the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Korea, in partnership with UNESCO Headquarters. The conference, which is held annually in September, provides an opportunity for participants to deeply immerse themselves in GCED for two full days. A wide range of views and perspectives are shared, and a variety of practical, hands-on experiences are offered in an atmosphere of mutual support and respect. With various formats to cater to a diverse audience, the conference aims to inspire each participant to learn from others and act on their own initiative to implement GCED at the local level.

The conference brought together 400 education professionals from around the world who are at the forefront of GCED. Under the overarching theme of ‘In pursuit of GCED in a challenging environment’, the conference addressed the difficulties faced globally, nationally and locally that call for renewed attention to GCED.

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