encouraging young people to become better global citizens
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Thoughts on the pandemic: None of us will be safe until everyone is safe.
As the Covid pandemic continues, different countries find themselves in very different positions. In some countries everyday life is quite normal, although in some cases low infection rates are ensured by very restricted international travel to or from the country. The UK experienced a second wave of infections earlier this year and deaths are among the highest per…Continue
Posted on April 17, 2021 at 17:30
Beyond the personal to the “political” – a personal perspective
The aim of the IGCA is to promote the development of individual students as global citizens, and the recognition of this by their peers and school.
As you know, the focus on this development is on three areas:
Posted on April 14, 2021 at 18:41
Walter Arevalo of the Academia Británica Cuscatleca (ABC), El Salvador, reports that schools in the country have been closed for face-to-face teaching since 11 March 2020. But IGCA activities at ABC continue.
“The IGCA meetings are taking place online every Tuesday and participants are very enthusiastic with the activities we hold each session. We also promote activities through an abcigca instagram account, which was a…Continue
Posted on March 17, 2021 at 17:30
The issues relating to Black Lives Matter which have come to prominence recently are very relevant to the IGCA. The section Understanding other outlooks and cultures calls for IGCA participants to find out more about how people view the world differently. There are many books and articles on racism, and many IGCA participants may wish to explore some of these resources. But Understanding other outlooks and cultures involves participants having direct…Continue
Posted on December 8, 2020 at 19:53
Modified arrangements for IGCA Awards during the Covid-19 pandemic
Many schools have been closed or considerably scaled back during this continuing Covid-19 pandemic. This has disrupted external examinations, and examining bodies such as the International Baccalaureate and GCE A level examination boards have put in place exceptional arrangements. Students are receiving awards on the basis of work completed up to the time of school closure, and without external…Continue
Posted on December 8, 2020 at 19:41