The course introduces participants to the concept of international and transformative leadership. It provides theoretical and practical knowledge to strengthen your skills and capabilities.
The course explores the required skills through the concept of Global Citizenship. Participants will learn how to become a more successful leader, improve communication, make better decisions, manage conflict and build a team, and become life-long learners.
The training provides a critical reflection on revolving issues around the globe at local, national, and international levels. The course will encourage students to exchange and embrace different perspectives.
- Short Course
- 2 hours per Module
- 5 weeks Duration
Dr Albina Gayoso
Consultation: to be requested via email
Academic at the University of Newcastle and Sustainable Development Goals Program Officer at CIFAL Newcastle, a United Nations-affiliated training and research centre for the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Dr Albina is a founder of the United Nations Society at the University of Newcastle and worked with the UN for over 10 years. She has extensive local and international experience in teaching, researching and industry practice in the areas of Political Communication and SDGs. With a background in Political Science, her fields of research have included International Relations, Diplomacy and Political Communication.
University Drive, Global Engagement & Partnership Division,
NSW 2308, Australia
This course enables participants to develop an understanding of Global Citizenship and SDGs as a global framework for action. It elaborates on attributes and competencies of the Global Citizens and leadership responsibilities. The course also examines the role of social entrepreneurship, diversity, inclusiveness and media in dealing with global issues.
The course introduces who and how anyone can become a Global Citizen and contribute to a local and global community. It explores the best practices of civic action and SDGs work across the world.
- UNITAR and CIFAL Newcastle
- Who are global citizens and why they are important
- Attributes of the Global Citizen
- Competencies of the Global Citizen
- Human rights for sustainable development
- Understanding conflict and the process of peaceful resolution
- Global Citizenship in the context of SDGs implementation
- Active Global Citizens and their experience
- Becoming a Global Citizen: tools and strategies
- Additional recourses and Future learning opportunities
Course Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this training, participants will be able to:
- Identify the definition of a Global Citizen
- Recognise the main attributes and competencies of Global Citizens
- Understand the role of the Global Citizens in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
- Understand the peaceful conflict resolution processes
- Learn good practices of civic action and global citizenship around the world
Additional materials will be provided within the course