Global Citizenship Education – Live Virtual Workshop

4-week online workshop
Dates: July 2021
4 online sessions, 1 per week, 2 -3 hours
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The Global Citizenship Education course is sponsored by Division 2 of the American Psychological Association, The Society for the Teaching of Psychology.

COVID has highlighted how small and interconnected the world is. Do you know how to teach global citizens that will help make it better?

With travel no longer an option, how can you embed global citizenship skills into your classroom? Join this workshop series to unpack these questions, while also building invigorating, lasting relationships with like-minded educators in the program, and get the continuing education credits you need at the same time!

Come join us in a new, live online format of Global Citizenship Education! Experience connection, co-creation, learning, renewal, and global networking with a team of international facilitators and fellow international participants.

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What is a live virtual workshop?

Turn on your webcam! This program is much more than recorded videos – it’s quite the opposite. The ‘live virtual’ workshops will replicate face-to-face sessions, as if we were together in the same room. We will focus on interaction, using break-out rooms, real-time polls, and conversations.

Check out this 2-minute video for a glimpse into the virtual workshop experience.

Learn more about Live Virtual Workshops here.

“UPEACE creates a dynamic and stimulating online experience. The use of breakout rooms allowed me to have small group exercises with other participants, just as we would do in a normal classroom setting. In just an hour’s session, I was able to truly connect with the group, while learning a practical framework. Overall, this online session was more interactive than most in-person workshops I’ve attended!”

-Zahra Karsan, Speaker, Coach, Founder & CEO of GetZENd

Join a dynamic group of educators for 4 live sessions, 1 per week through the month of July, and receive a professional development certificate from the University for Peace’s Centre for Executive Education, or enroll in a single session to build your skills in a particular area.

Each session will be complemented by readings, videos and assignments in-between sessions as well, allowing you to delve deeper into the topics and put what you’ve learned into practice! Sessions will cover the following topics:

  1. Introduction to Global Citizenship Education Pedagogy (3 hours)
  2. Introduction to Design Thinking (3 hours)
  3. Global Citizenship Skills (2 hours)
  4. Skills for Social Innovators (2 hours)

By the end of this course, you will have:

  • Received novel content to incorporate cutting-edge themes into your work;
  • Integrated the values of global citizenship, environmental consciousness, and social justice into future projects;
  • Formed deep relationships with a tight-knit, international network of alumni from the course;
  • Completed an engaging, dynamic experience that replicates the interaction of face-to-face sessions;
  • Earned a certificate from the Centre for Executive Education within the United Nations established University for Peace.

Innovative professionals at all levels that are looking to weave global citizenship concepts into their work are the primary target audience. However, anyone who is interested in gaining a global perspective during challenging times will benefit tremendously from this course.

This 4-week live virtual workshop will be held online, via 4 two- or three-hour sessions, during the month of July 2021. Sessions hours will be posted closer to the course start date.

Price for full 4-week program: $595

Price for 2-hr single session: $145

Price for 3-hr single session: $185

Continuing Education Credits: $10 per credit hour per course, purchased separately.

A certificate is awarded upon completion of the full 4-week program by the Centre for Executive Education at the University for Peace, established by the General Assembly of the United Nations.

Have a question? Contact us at centre@upeace.org with inquiries or to set up a phone call, or visit our Frequently Asked Questions section.

Course Facilitator

This live virtual Global Citizenship Education workshop will be led by:

Mohit Mukherjee, Instructor Diploma in Social Innovation

Mohit Mukherjee is an innovator in the learning and development area with a focus in global citizenship, innovation, and social entrepreneurship. He has over 20 years experience working in the field of education in K-12, Higher Ed. and non-formal education. He has also served as Vice President of Programs for Watson U, the first incubator leading to a degree for next generation social entrepreneurs. He did his undergraduate at Stanford University and M.Ed. at Harvard University.

Continuing Education Credits

This program is approved for up to 10 continuing education credits for psychologists, counselors, social worker, marriage and family therapists, and human resource professionals. We are approved to offer SHRM, APA, BBS California CEUS, and Illinois state CEUS credits.

Credits cost $10 per credit hour per course, and can be purchased through the Chicago School of Professional Psychology at this link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/global-citizenship-education-continuing-education-certificates-tickets-107576795090

  • Continuing Education Credits (CEs) – Psychologists The term “CEs” refers to Continuing Education Credits earned by psychologists. To offer CE for psychologists, programming must follow the criteria established by the American Psychological Association (APA). Most licensing boards accept Continuing Education Credits sponsored by APA; non-psychologists are recommended to consult with their specific state-licensing board to ensure that APA-sponsored CE is accepted.
  • Continuing Education Units (CEUs) – Counselors, Social Workers, and Marriage and Family Therapists
    The term “CEUs” refers to continuing education units earned by mental health disciplines including LCPCs, LCSWs, and MFTs. Programs offering CEUs for LCPCs, LCSWs, and MFTs at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology follow the criteria outlined by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) and the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS).
  • Professional Development Credits (PDCs) – Human Resource Professionals
    The term “PDCs” refers to Professional Development Credits earned by Human Resource professionals. To offer PDCs for human resource professionals, programming must follow the criteria outlined by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

 

Legal Disclaimers:
·         The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology maintains responsibility for all programs and their content.
·         The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is approved by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) to offer continuing education programming for MFTs, LPCCs, LEPs, and/or LCSWs. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is an accredited or approved postsecondary institution that meets the requirements set forth in Sections 4980.54(f)(1), 4989.34, 4996.22(d)(1), or 4999.76(d) of the Code.
·         The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is licensed by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) to provide continuing education programming for counselors and clinical counselors (License Number: 197.000159) and Social Workers (License Number: 159.001036).
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