Global Citizen [glo·bal ci·ti·zen] : (noun)
A person who conducts their daily life with a commitment
to understanding others; who makes decisions with an
awareness of how they affect communities locally and
globally; and who advocates and holds themselves
accountable for social and environmental sustainability.
What is the Global Citizen Diploma?
Why focus on global citizenship?
traditional curriculum. Inspiring individual pathways for global awareness and encouraging students to think beyond their immediate context gives authenticity to their learning. The GCD gives students an entry point into exploring and developing skills that lead to stronger voice and agency, aspirations directly linked to many school mission statements. The GCD was developed to provide just this sort of educational experience, one in which students become more self-directed and aware of the metacognitive thinking that supports positive contributions within the communities.