encouraging young people to become better global citizens
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Pathma Naidu has developed an exciting new Pathways Global Citizen's Award for primary age children at the Pathways World School, Aravali, India.
Find out about it in the forums:Continue
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Five students completed the bronze Award in the first year of the Award at the Jakarta International School. Sending the Award plaques to Indonesia was going to be an expensive business – benefiting the courier company more than the artisans in Burkina Faso making the plaques. Julie Pyburn reports “I wrote to you last May about sourcing a local memento and making a donation to a local charity. I followed through with this,…Continue
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“We started the year exploring the notions of being International Global Citizens. Students researched different definitions of the words international, global and citizen, then…Continue
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Mona Sharma reports:
The five Gr. 12 students who completed their Bonze Level in March, received their awards and certificates on their Graduation day in April.
It was certainly a memorable moment for all of us.
The Gr.11 students have already signed up for the Silver level and have had a brilliant & wonderful experience where ‘understanding other cultures & outlooks’ go, when a group of 20 students & faculty visited Pathways from Mt. Madonna School, in…Continue
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Mona Sharma reports on a list of activities that took place in the first semester.
- Independence Day Celebration- after the formal flag-hoisting and cultural celebrations, a Sports Day was organized for our Support Staff which was largely run by the students and greatly appreciated by the Support Staff.
- Peace Week – to celebrate the International Day of Peace(21st Sept) -this constituted assemblies, debates and presentations by students on PEACE and…Continue
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Over 350 awards this year – quite an increase on last year and exciting that there are the first awards in India and Hong Kong.
Many congratulations to recipients and to all who have helped them on their global citizen journeys.
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It would be great to get some feedback on the Award to help it improve and move forwards.
Below is a link to an online survey on the IGC Award.
Please feel free to invite any member of staff involved with the Award in your school, and other mentors (e.g. parents who may act as mentors) to complete the survey at:
The survey asks for open-ended responses, and some questions…
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The wooden Award plaques come in various African designs (see photos for some examples).
Now we are in the award season you may like to look at a brief video clip of the craftsmen at the 'Co-operative Wend La Mita' in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso who make the Award plaques – at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2gNss9JCKBw (This has a French commentary).
Wend La Mita translates to "God Understands" in the More…Continue
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The IGCA team of mentors and participants at the Academia Británica Cuscatleca in El Salvador have been blogging about the various activities they have been taking part in. You can view this at http://igcaabc.blogspot.com/
At ABC a number of the activities have been undertaken as a team. There are many very worthwhile activities that can be undertaken as a group, to complement those taken by participants on an individual
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It's great that Peter has started a discussion on sharing resources.
However, I've found a difficulty. In replying to the initial discussion, it's diffiicult to incloude hyperlinks. So I'm adding information about some resources but as new discussions.
Perhaps I haven't fathomed how to use Ning propoerly. If anyone can help on this, then please do!
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Mariela has just finished grade 9 in her school in El Salvador. Below is her final relfection on her participation in the Award.
If you were to compare me to what I was at the start of the school year and what I am right now you will notice great…Continue
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Lesson plan – Earthquake in Haiti
From Parag Patel, The English Academy, Kuwait.…Continue
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IGC IGC Award participants at Amman Baccalaureate School are engaged in lots of activities as part of the school's regular activities programme. These all form part of their requirements for… Continue
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