Topic 1 Introduction

“Global Citizenship Education (GCED) enables learners to become responsible and positive citizens who think globally and act locally to build inclusive, peaceful and sustainable societies. This handbook provides fundamental guidance for policymakers, which helps them to recognize the importance of GCED, understand the meaning of GCED, identify and integrate GCED components in existing policies and curricula, empower schools and teachers to practice GCED, as well as to assess and evaluate those policies and practices.” UNESCO