International Global Citizen's Award

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Reflection by Bayan at Arabian Pearl Gulf School, Bahrain

Arabian Pearl Gulf School, Bahrain started the IGCA programme at the beginning of this academic year. Here (attached) is a reflection by Ba…

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New IGCA GUIDE

Posted here is the new version of the IGCA Guide (previously Information for Schools). This is the central document for the IGCA, giving d…

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IGCA Reflection Guide - June 2017

Reflection forms an essential component and underpinning of the IGCA. Research and action need to arise from and contribute to reflection.…

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Resources for IGCA participants - plastics; open-mindedness; WWF at 60; Reboot the Future's climate change campaign; VIDEOS

  Resources for IGCA participants   Story of Plastic The excellent Story of Stuff project has just released its latest video – a short anim…

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0 Jun 17

Resources and activities for IGCA participants - SDGs/Personal Global Footprint, understanding one another through stories,

Resources and activities for IGCA participants   Videos on Sustainable Development Goal 6 - Ensure access to water and sanitation for all…

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0 Jun 17

Urban forests - and how we can do our own bit to bring nature into schools.

Urban forests March 2021   The Bosco Verticale (Vertical Forest) in Milan, designed by Stefano Boeri. (   Being confined during the pandem…

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0 Jun 17

Covid thoughts – the global comes to us.

Covid thoughts – the global comes to us. March 2021   The Covid pandemic is a true manifestation of a global issue – global infectious dise…

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0 Jun 17

How we represent and see the world (maps and projection) – Understanding other cultures and outlooks

How we represent and see the world – Understanding other cultures and outlooks   The earth is a sphere, but it is very helpful to have flat…

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0 Jun 17

Developing global citizens during the pandemic - ideas for IGCA activities to do at home and some relating to the pandemic

Developing global citizens during the pandemic   Regular schooling has been and continues to be disrupted in many countries. Students are u…

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0 Jun 17

Reflecting on the pandemic - Are we all in it together? January 2020

Reflecting on the pandemic   In the UK and other countries, politicians claimed in the earlier stages of the pandemic that “We’re all in th…

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0 Jun 17

Plastic use – digging behind the figures - and personal action

Plastic use – digging behind the figures -  December 2020   A recent study in Scientific Advances has highlighted that some figures on pla…

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0 Jun 17

Diversity and Difference - an aspect of Understanding Other Cultures and Outlooks

I’ve been following a free online course in global citizenship. Devised by the University of Bristol, UK, it explores various aspects of gl…

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0 Jun 17

Fake news and Covid - and resources for IGCA participants to become more media savvy

The Covid-19 crisis has given rise to many conspiracy theories and outlandish ideas explaining its origins, and a great deal of incorrect i…

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0 Jun 17

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