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Global Education

Summary of course content

Our vision is to create “a global journey for mindful leaders,” so we aim to help our students become well-rounded individuals.This course will help you get the skills needed to be successful in the global society of the 21st century, while continuing to have a passion for lifelong learning.

By exploring topics like cultural diversity, social engagement, environmentalism, or civil society, you will walk you through different milestones in your Global Journey. During this course, you will engage in critical and creative thinking, develop a healthy self-esteem and learn how you can contribute to inspire your community. Get ready for your Global experience!

Areas of Study

  1. INTERNATIONAL UNDERSTANDING
  • expand international perspective
  • become open-minded toward cultural differences
  • better understand global issues
  • openness to new opportunities, ideas and ways of thinking
  • valuing multiple perspectives
  1. Democracy
  • understanding between themselves and others by listening to one
  • another’s ideas and sharing their own through a mutually respectful exchange
  • willing and being able to ask and answer questions in a collaborative and co-constructive environment
  • making continuous enquiries in pursuit of truth
  • openness to new opportunities, ideas and ways of thinking
  • valuing multiple perspectives
  1. Environmental Stewardship
  • commitment to manage your own use of the earth’s resources
  • appreciation of the beauty, complexity and fragility of the natural environment
  • respect for the interdependence of living organisms, wildlife, geology, geographies, indigenous and foreign peoples
  • understand the need for your generation to positively manage energy sources, water, waste, food, pollution, and to repair, reuse and recycle, using natural resources responsibly, locally and ethically.”
  1. Adventure
  • discover in yourself the ability and willingness to confront fear, pain, danger, uncertainty, or intimidation
  • undertake activities that stretch you beyond your perceived capabilities (viewed by yourself or others) taking on physical challenges and social or emotional fears
  • cultivate your understanding of yourself, your personality, values, attitudes, strengths and weaknesses, through personal discovery, reflection and analysis of your actions and reactions
  • understand the importance of balancing different aspects of our lives – intellectual, physical and emotional – to achieve well-being for ourselves and others.
  1. Service
  • discover and reflect on your values, beliefs, biases, culture virtues and character strengths, and how to use them
  • create and test possible paths to multiple potential solutions, sometimes working with others to co-create an approach
  • support diversity by celebrating the power that is found in variety and difference whilst also studying and recognizing common humanity
  • actively and passionately confront discrimination, prejudice and all obstacles that deny equal opportunities for everyone to make a contribution and be valued.

Students can develop

  • An expanded international perspective, a more open-minded attitude toward cultural differences and a better understanding of global issues
  • Self-awareness, responsibility and respect towards others and their choices
  • A commitment to sustainability
  • A positive attitude, optimism, a sense of how everyone can contribute towards a better world

Guided Learning Hours

You are going to explore topics like cultural diversity, democratic processes, political and social engagement, environmentalism, sustainability, civil society needs through and many more working on one or two weeks long projects at your choice, each academic year.

Completing a project in one of the Internationalism, Democracy, Environmentalism, Adventure and Service pillars is considered an important milestone in your Global Journey  and is rewarded with the corresponding IDEAS badge.

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Course Duration

The duration of this course is 3 months.