Global Citizenship Education (GCE) has been a central topic to the work of the SOLIDAR Foundation membership across Europe and beyond. A common frame that reunites the membership of SOLIDAR Foundation is the fact that each one of them is striving to achieve social justice through education, ensuring that all learners have access to quality, public education that is done in a lifelong and life-wide learning manner.
GCE is understood as political education on a global scale which prepares learners to develop a sense of belonging to the global community, to get involved and to take an active role in society in order to contribute to a peaceful, just world in which ecological resources are preserved.
The Policy Paper WE ALL BELONG: The role of GCE in supporting democratic participation and addressing current global challenges discusses recent policy developments connected to GCE at European level, including a reflection on the relevance of GCE delivered in informal and non-formal education for supporting democratic participation and addressing the current global challenges.
In an effort to facilitate moving forward while addressing challenges and strengthen the provision of GCE, the paper encourages a coordinated looking inward approach, which is based on a critical approach done through transnational, decolonial/postcolonial and intersectional processes.
You can read our Policy Paper on Global Citizenship Education here.