resources and support materials for the International Global Citizen’s
Award and for global citizenship education are available on the IGCA
support site at:
There are many organisations working in areas relevant
to global citizenship and the International Global Citizen’s Award.
This section gives links to websites of some of these. It incorporates
some suggestions from users of this site.
Educating & Acting for a Better World
Promoting development education in Ireland http://www.8020.ie/
Society Center for Global Education
The Asia Society has played a leading role in strengthening global education
in the USA. Its global education website includes guides, research and
Nurturing Caring and Compassionate Citizens of the World
A partner organisation of the International Global Citizen’s Award,
initiated by the IGCA Ambassador in India, Dr Pathma Naidu.
The Earth Charter is a declaration of fundamental principles for building
a just, sustainable, and peaceful global society for the 21st century.
New Zealand’s website on this area.
Contains useful resources for schools
Ireland’s public information service on environmental matters,
including sustainable development. Includes schools and teachers section.
Labelling Organisation (FLO)
Information about Fairtrade products, producers and organisations. Links
to national websites.
further links on Fairtrade visit:
(general information on Fairtrade, and specific information on Fairtrade
UK website run by Think Global. Includes a searchable, very useful and
extensive resources database. Although geared towards schools in England,
it is of much wider interest and use.
An Australian website funded by the Global Education Project and Education
Services Australia. It contains much useful background and resources
for teachers developing a global perspective across the curriculum..
A website of the Royal Geographical Society in the UK with resources
for primary and secondary schools for geography education. Some of these
are relevant to global citizenship.
UK website with many activities and resources, mainly for primary age
Swedish-based independent non-governmental organisation which aims to
promote contact and cooperation between young people around the world
and their schools, through active participation in shared projects relating
to Care for ourselves - Care for each other - Care for the environment.
Website on environmental education from The Nature Conservancy. Lesson
plans, videos and other teaching resources.
This website of the Center for a New American Dream helps Americans
(although it’s relevant to others) consume responsibly to protect
the environment, enhance quality of life, and promote social justice.
“Helping people live consciously, buy wisely, and make a difference.”
Includes useful resources for schools and students.
Oxfam UK’s website for teachers on global citizenship and related
matters. Relates closely to UK curricula, but of general interest and
A programme of the Jane Goodall Institute, Roots and Shoots is a powerful,
youth-driven, global network of more than 8,000 groups in almost 100
countries. Together, youth of all ages are taking action to improve
our world through service learning projects that promote care and concern
for animals, the environment and the human community.
Story of Stuff
The Story of Stuff project started in 2007 with a ground-breaking film
about consumer waste. It has grown into a worldwide movement promoting
grassroots community action and sustainable, ethical living. It produces
short animated movies and other resources, ideal for use in schools.
TakingITGlobal, based in Toronto, Canada, is an international organisation
- led by youth and empowered by technology. TakingITGlobal connects
youth around the world to find inspiration, information and get involved
in improving their local and global communities.
UK website on ethical tourism, and the implications of tourism for local
Global Citizenship Education
UNESCO produces some excellent guidance and teaching materials.
Clearinghouse on Global Citizenship Education
This website has links to organisations, materials and resources associated
with global citizenship education, including UNESCO’s own reports
Voices of Youth
Directed at young people. Information, campaigns and suggestions for
Wastebuster aims to support schools to become sustainable, to empower
children to change their environment and enable children to believe
that they can make a difference to their world.UK-based.
International campaigning conservation organisation, with many related
Resources produced by national organisations include: