Global Citizenship Summer Institute


The Global Citizenship Summer Institute is a unique opportunity for primary and secondary school teachers from across Alberta to come together to learn more about global citizenship and how they can integrate it into their classrooms and school environments.  Drawing on case studies from around the world, course facilitators will help participants to develop an informed and active role as global citizen educators whose work will benefit their students and our society.

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Picture Books for Peace: 12 of our Favourite Picture Books

On behalf of the University of Alberta’s Centre for Research for Teacher Education and Development (CRTED) and the Mahatma Gandhi Foundation for World Peace, we would like to invite you to check out our new book blog! The weekly series, entitled “Picture Books for Peace: Twelve of Our Favourite Picture Books,” will feature several of the books we have used (and still use!) in our work to build peaceful communities.

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We hope you enjoy!

Kirstie Blackmore