International, Online

18 – 18 August, 2022

Global Citizenship Education: Challenges and Opportunities – with Namrata Sharma

This Masterclass is developed to engage participants with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4.7, which seeks to foster global citizens by 2030.  

This class aims to:

  1. Provide an introduction to what global citizenship is, and what it means to be part of a global community; 
  2. Explore some approaches to teaching and pedagogy, including from less widely known perspectives; 
  3. Make connections between global citizenship education and the Earth Charter; 
  4. Engage with practical ideas and support for teachers who want to introduce global education into their practice (including guides, resources and further readings); 
  5. Provide links to networks of researchers and practitioners working in the field of global education, and related areas. 

Namrata Sharma

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Dr. Namrata Sharma is on the faculty at the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, State University of New York, USA. She is an expert with the United Nations’ Harmony with Nature Knowledge Network. She is also an international education consultant, and on the boards of various research centres. Her scholar contributions have appeared in several journals, and she has authored several books including Value-creating global citizenship education for sustainable development: Strategies and approaches (Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, 2020). For more see: