ICT-Integrated Innovative Education for Global Citizenship to Eliminate Poverty
SPONSOR: IVECA Center for International Virtual Schooling
CO-SPONSORS: The Permanent Mission of Tunisia to the United Nations, UNESCO New York Office,
CoNGO Committee on Education, Learning and Literacy, Legion of Good Will-Latin America, Young
Global Leadership Foundation, China Great Wall Society, Voices for Bangla
BACKGROUND AND PANEL DESCRIPTION:
Global citizens understand their individual perspectives and actions impact the values and practices of the
local and world community. Education for Global Citizenship (EGC) empowers learners to proactively
participate in resolving challenges around them as well as larger society with compassion for others and
respect for human dignity, local cultures, and knowledge systems. Ultimately, the learners became change
makers contributing to peace, justice, and sustainable development. Information and Communication
Technologies (ICT) suggest all students, including those in underserved and developing areas, can have
more accessible and cross-culturally collaborative learning opportunities for innovation.
The UN Sustainable Development Goal 4, quality education with an emphasis on Global Citizenship,
provides a global to local platform to address the High-Level Political Forum’s first objective: Promoting
sustainable development towards the eradication of poverty. Goal 4 is considered the linking SDG to
The Girls Education Initiative of Ghana (U.S.), Inc. is a registered and incorporated corporation in New York State and a 501c3 federal organization in the United States.
Get A free Book
When you make a donation of $50 or more, we'll send you a free book! Just include the GEIG book in the "notes" section of your PayPal donation and we'll send you a copy of our students' authored book.
Good Friends & Big Dreams is a book of short stories written by the GEIG girls and others.
Here's a quick guide of how your donation can help our students:
$50 -allows us to give away 10 free books to one of our partner schools
$200 -funds vacation classes reading club for cohort 2
$5,000 - provides service learning placements and activities for the 3 weeks for cohort 1
We appreciate your support!