Our Mission:

We nurture World Citizens by facilitating learning that fosters respect, empathy, global awareness, civility, and 21st century competencies.

World Citizen - Global Teacher Competencies

Level 1 Supplemental Course

The “World Citizen” concept provides an opportunity for people all around the globe to expand their world view, become continuous learners, challenge perceptions, embrace cultural differences, and learn about how civility, humanity, service, and kindness can ensure that each of us, our families, friends, co-workers, communities, and neighbors around the world, can live and learn about each other and about the incredible world around us. The World Citizen Certificate Programs offer an opportunity to acquire knowledge and skills to exhibit and to teach competencies required to be a World Citizen. There are four levels of Certification for the Certificate in Civility for World Citizen, with this course being a Level 1 supplemental course and provides 4 CEU's.

Supplementary Competency Framework & Curriculum

for Global Teachers

  • Civil Communication

    Interacting verbally, digitally and nonverbal in a way that ensures those involved in the interaction feel respected and in a way that moves a discussion towards a resolution that benefits all involved. Civil Communication is important for fostering respect, reducing stress, encouraging cooperation and for successful interaction.

  • Ethics & Social Justice

    Refers to personal attitudes and behaviours related to what is right and wrong. Ethics are grounded in values. Social Justice refers to what is fair and equal related to distribution of resources and opportunities. Ethics & Social Justice are important for ensuring equity and equality in organizations, in society, and in the world.

  • Systems Thinking

    An aspect of critical thinking whereby there is active consideration and evaluation of the interconnectedness between systems. Supports effective goal setting, promotes alignment of productivity and organizational goals, and helps build engagement by promoting shared purpose.

  • Change Readiness

    Important for building cultures of learning in organizations, for increasing adaptive capacity in organizations, and for promoting autonomy in individuals.

  • Social Intelligence

    The ability to interact with others in a positive way in a range of social contexts. Important for building interpersonal relationships, fostering collaboration and enabling effective communication.

  • Cultural Competence

    The ability to consistently and consciously interact effectively in diverse settings and leverage cultural elements to the benefit of all. Important for building moral, fostering respectful interactions, and for team building.

  • Social Rules and Protocols

    Social Rules and Protocols are important for adapting behaviour in various contexts, for establishing behavioural guidelines and for easing interactions between individuals and groups.

  • Humanity & Peacekeeping

    Humanity & Peacekeeping are important for ensuring basic human needs are met, and that individuals, families and groups are protected and safe.ga

  • Human Resources & Academic Practices

    The personnel and their skills and abilities are an asset to an organization. Human Resources are important for assessing, training and evaluating the personnel resources to meet the organization needs. Academic Practices involve the assessment, instructional design, training requirements and evaluation metrics.

  • Entrepreneurial Skills

    The ability to hone skills into areas that meet organizational needs such as assessing market needs, business planning, selling, service delivery, accounting, personal management and communication.

  • Trainer

    The ability to assess, train and evaluate the resources of an organization and devise and deliver training programs to enhance and increase the skills of the individuals to meet the organizational needs.

  • Policy Maker

    Important for providing frame work that governs an organization through research, identifying needs, writing policy and advising and being consulted on organizational issues and policy.