Would you like to know more about Global Education concept, methodologies, and self-learning assessment?


Global Education is a pedagogical approach that privileges a better understanding of world issues and makes the connection between local and global realities, triggering empathy and openness to other cultures, beliefs, worldviews, and practices.

Through a learner centred approach, fostering multiple perspectives and the deconstruction of stereotypes, Global Education inspires critical awareness of global challenges and engagement for sustainable lifestyles.

The North-South Centre of the Council of Europe is pleased to provide a new online self-eLearning course for all to take action towards more fair and sustainable societies and economic patterns.

This course, designed for educators and policy makers, but open to everyone, offers presentations, interactive information, videos, podcasts, reflective exercises and self-learning assessment tools divided into four thematic modules providing the knowledge and competences needed to best implement Global Education and inspire people to become active agents of global change!


 Module 1 - Initial introduction to Global Education in meaning and value.
 Module 2 - Global Education in Practice.
 Module 3 - The Reference Framework of Competences for Democratic Culture.
 Module 4 - Learning through Global Education in different contexts.




You need to create a user account on HELP platform. Each module is estimated to be completed in 60 minutes. The finalisation of the four modules offers a certificate delivered by the Council of Europe.


This project is supported by Ilegend: a Joint programme of the European Union and the Council of Europe: co-funded by the European Union in the Framework of DEAR Programme and the Council of Europe.


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