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  1. 2017.03.17 APCEIU’s Presentation and Exhibition on GCED at the ADEA 2017
APCEIU 안과밖2017.03.17 10:42

APCEIU participated in the ADEA 2017 Triennale held from 14 - 17 March in Dakar, Senegal. 

Association for the Development Education in Africa (ADEA) consists of 54 ministries of education in Africa. Under the theme of ‘Revitalizing education towards the 2030 Global Agenda and Africa’s Agenda 2063’, the event took place at Abdou Diouf International Conference Center located in Dakar. 

On 16 March Utak CHUNG, director of APCEIU presented in the parallel session of sub-theme 4 “Building Peace Education and Global Citizenship Education” under the title: “Implementing Global Citizenship Education in the SDG Era: Lessons and Challenges.” 

Director CHUNG explained about the implication, concept and the background of initiating GCED as a global education agenda included in Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Global Education First Initiative (GEFI). Particularly, he discussed challenges to practice GCED in Africa and Asia-Pacific region, suggesting the direction of the policy implementation and improvement for GCED based on the experiences and practices APCEIU has accumulated during the past 16 years. 

Furthermore, director CHUNG shared the experience of APCEIU to implement, practice, evaluate and follow-up GCED projects and presented the cases of the national policy on GCED (Uganda, Republic of Korea). He also advised to the stakeholders of African region on the importance of implementing and fortifying GCED as part of SDGs until 2030. 

During the ADEA Triennale, APCEIU exhibited the core contents of the Global Citizen Campus with ICT-based GCED materials to promote GCED. APCEIU’s Global Citizen Campus consists of the programme including Model UNESCO Conference and Global Citizen Experiential Programme where students are provided with enough opportunity to experience GCED. 

On the occasion of ADEA 2017 Triennale, APCEIU promoted GCED through presentation and exhibition among educators and stakeholders from African region. It is expected that GCED will solidify its position as key educational agenda in Africa.

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