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'''Global Education Goes Local''' is a 36-month, international project supported through the Non-state Actors and Local Authorities Development Programme of the European Union ([[EuropeAid]]). 
  
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This project is being implemented in Cyprus by the Future Worlds Center, Bulgaria by the [[C.E.G.A. Foundation]], Austria by [[Suedwind Steiermark]], Lithuania by [[Global Citizens’ Academy/GCA]], Slovenia by [[Institute for African Studies/IAS]], and Spain by [[Cazalla Intercultural]].
  
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==Overall objectives==
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The overall objective of the project is to foster commitment of European citizens to take an active role towards meeting the challenges of the interdependent world we live in, based on awareness and critical understanding of their two-way relations with the issues of global development.
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[[Sustainable Development Goals]] (SDGs) are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity (see here). GEGL focuses on the following SDGs:
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*5: Gender Equality
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*11: Sustainable Cities and Communities
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*12: Responsible Consumption and Production
  
'''Global Education Goes Local''' is a 36-month, international project supported through the Non-state Actors and Local Authorities Development Programme of the European Union ([[EuropeAid]]).  It aims to expedite and ensure opportunities for youth organizations, youth facilitators and trainers, increase youth involvement in global education and learning, and mainstream global awareness within youth organizations.  To accomplish these aims,“Youth of the World!” will foster  public awareness among young citizens on the global interdependencies between EU and developing countries, increase the engagement of young people to promote equitable relations in the world and a sustainable way of living, and better integrate global development issues into the non- formal educational sphere regarding young people.
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==Specific objectives== 
 
 
  
This project is being implemented in Cyprus by the Future Worlds Center, Bulgaria by the [[C.E.G.A. Foundation]], Austria by [[Südwind Agentur]], Estonia by [[Mondo]], Lithuania by [[Youth Career and Advising Centre]], and Scotland by [[Scotdec]], as well as by our associate partner [[Young People We Care]] in Ghana and Sub-Saharan Africa. 
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*To foster the understanding of the interconnectedness between the developing countries and the European Union on the successful implementation of the SDGs with focus on goals 5, 11 and 12 among European citizens living in small localities;
  
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*To increase the awareness of citizens in small localities, and especially young people, on the local and global dimensions of the SDGs with focus on goals 5, 11 and 12;
  
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*To generate and promote new approaches and methodologies of engaging young people in global issues, particularly by utilising pop culture;
  
==Overall objectives==
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* To build capacity of actors in small localities to run quality global learning process with local communities and especially young people.                
Mainstream awareness toward global issues within the activities of youth organizations working in different spheres of youth work.                      
 
  
 
==Target Groups==
 
==Target Groups==
'''Youth Organizations and Structures'''
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'''Educational and community bodies in small localities'''
These include NGOs working with youth, informal youth groups, youth councils and parliaments, youth centers and public agencies working with youth or any structure out of the formal educational system, which works with young people and influences their values and behavior. The concrete themes (spheres of work) of the organizations/structures to be involved in the action vary and are not selection criteria.
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'''Youth Trainers and Facilitators'''
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'''General population in small localities'''
Including non-formal education trainers and facilitators with rich experience in working with young people. They don’t obligatory fall under the age group of TG. They have experience in planning, implementing and evaluating non-formal training seminars and workshops and in using learner-centered, participatory, dialogue-oriented and experiential methodologies.
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'''Young People'''
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'''Young People in small localities (14-30 years old)'''
The project will focus on the age group 15-28 but the frames are not exclusive. The group includes school, college and university students, young people out of the formal educational system, employed and unemployed young people. In Cyprus the project partner will seek to include youth from both Greek-Cypriot and Turkish-Cypriot communities.
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==Activities==
 
==Activities==
*Research and Research analysis to identify the attitudes of youth organisations towards global issues
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*International Workshop on resource development and Development of Educational Materials
 
*Training and Cross-sharing for youth trainers and facilitators
 
*Advocacy and Campaigning
 
*[[Youth of the World! International Summer School]]
 
  
 
==Expected Results==
 
==Expected Results==
*Research and Development of educational materials and methodologies tailor-made for young people on global issues
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*Awareness and commitment on global issues connected to SDGs 5, 11 and 12 significantly increased in 30 small localities;
*Building a critical mass of experts, adequately prepared to train young people on global issues
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*Citizens in 30 small localities and especially young people engaged in learning and action around global issues;
*Providing easily- accessible training opportunities for youth organisations and young people on global issues
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*Innovative aproaches on engaging young people in global learning (connected to SDGs 5, 11 and 12) developed, tested and disseminated;
*Interactive and participatory Teaching Resources about MDGs with a specific focus on sub-Saharan Africa available the national languages of the four project NMS partner countries and tailored to their school curriculum
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*Increased cappacity and competences among stakeholders on local level to further utilise global learning with local communities;
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*Improved understanding of policy makers and influencers at local and national level for the value and approaches of global learning
  
 
==External Links==
 
==External Links==

Revision as of 11:52, 25 April 2018

GEGL
GEGL
Contract Title [[Global Education Goes Local]
Contract Number CSO-LA/2017/388- 120
Funding Period 1/11/2017-31/10/2020
Funding Agency EuropeAid
Total Cost €1,479,126.00
Lead Partner C.E.G.A. Foundation (Bulgaria)
Partners Future Worlds Center (Cyprus)
Global Citizens’ Academy/GCA (Lithunia)
Institute for African Studies/IAS (Slovenia)
Cazalla Intercultural (Spain)
Suedwind Steiermark (Austria)
FWC coordinator(s) Helene Josephides



Global Education Goes Local is a 36-month, international project supported through the Non-state Actors and Local Authorities Development Programme of the European Union (EuropeAid).

This project is being implemented in Cyprus by the Future Worlds Center, Bulgaria by the C.E.G.A. Foundation, Austria by Suedwind Steiermark, Lithuania by Global Citizens’ Academy/GCA, Slovenia by Institute for African Studies/IAS, and Spain by Cazalla Intercultural.

Overall objectives

The overall objective of the project is to foster commitment of European citizens to take an active role towards meeting the challenges of the interdependent world we live in, based on awareness and critical understanding of their two-way relations with the issues of global development. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity (see here). GEGL focuses on the following SDGs:

  • 5: Gender Equality
  • 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • 12: Responsible Consumption and Production

Specific objectives

  • To foster the understanding of the interconnectedness between the developing countries and the European Union on the successful implementation of the SDGs with focus on goals 5, 11 and 12 among European citizens living in small localities;
  • To increase the awareness of citizens in small localities, and especially young people, on the local and global dimensions of the SDGs with focus on goals 5, 11 and 12;
  • To generate and promote new approaches and methodologies of engaging young people in global issues, particularly by utilising pop culture;
  • To build capacity of actors in small localities to run quality global learning process with local communities and especially young people.

Target Groups

Educational and community bodies in small localities


General population in small localities


Young People in small localities (14-30 years old)


Activities

Expected Results

  • Awareness and commitment on global issues connected to SDGs 5, 11 and 12 significantly increased in 30 small localities;
  • Citizens in 30 small localities and especially young people engaged in learning and action around global issues;
  • Innovative aproaches on engaging young people in global learning (connected to SDGs 5, 11 and 12) developed, tested and disseminated;
  • Increased cappacity and competences among stakeholders on local level to further utilise global learning with local communities;
  • Improved understanding of policy makers and influencers at local and national level for the value and approaches of global learning

External Links