This piece explores global citizenship education and how UNRWA addresses it through a Human Rights Education Policy. UNRWA provides a human rights education for Palestine refugee students to enjoy and uphold human rights values, and for them to contribute positively to their society and the global community. For students to access the global community, My Voice My School is mentioned as an example. Through the project, UNRWA students connect with their peers around the world to discuss and take action on education at a global level. The piece states that My Voice My School embodies global citizen principles which “peace education practitioners would like to foster”. It concludes that UNRWA education provides competencies and projects like #MyVoiceMySchool provide the global human contact.
31 December 2015