Global Passport



Global Passport Resources

THE GLOBAL PASSPORT STAMPS

WorldWise Global Schools provide a variety of supports and guidance to assist you undertaking your Global Passport Award. The Global Passport Application breaks down the whole school approach to Global Citizenship Education into 6 stamps (key areas). Each of which focuses on a key area of Global Citizenship Education within the school. These Stamps are broken down further into bite-sized categories to guide you on your path to Global Citizenship Education one small step at a time. Click on each of the stamps to find relevant resources, templates, examples and ideas for increasing Global Citizenship Education in that category area within your school and wider school community.


#1 Curricular

The ‘Curricular’ stamp is designed to help schools identify ways in which Global Citizenship Education can be explored using the curriculum. It will show how teachers can plan to integrate local and global justice issues into various subject areas, or across subject areas from Junior to Senior Cycle. Finally, it provides tools and guidance on how to measure and report the impact of this learning.

Curricular Resources

There are 5 categories within the ‘Curricular’ stamp. Please click on the categories below for resources and practical school examples to assist your school in integrating GCE into each area:

1. GCE in Junior Cycle Curriculum

2. GCE in Transition Year

3. GCE in Senior Cycle Curriculum

4. Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP) & /or Leaving Cert Applied (LCA) & /or Junior Certificate School Programme (JCSP)

5.Curriculum Planning


#2 Extra Curricular

The ‘Extra-Curricular’ stamp is designed to assist schools identify ways in which Global Citizenship Education (GCE) can be explored outside of the curriculum. It provides ideas on how to create whole school awareness and inspire action on local to global justice issues

Curricular Resources

There are 5 categories within this stamp. Please click on the category titles below for resources and practical school examples to support and inspire your school to achieve this stamp.


1. GCE Displays

2. Assemblies

3. GCE Themed Events

4. National Post-Primary (PP) Initiatives with GCE focus

5. Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) Activities with a GCE Focus

#3 Teacher Capacity & Engagement

The ‘Teacher Capacity & Engagement’ stamp highlights the way in which teachers can successfully engage with DE in their teaching and learning. It supports them to build confidence as they explore DE in their schools.

Curricular Resources

There are 5 categories within this stamp. Please click on the category titles below for resources and practical school examples to support and inspire your school to achieve this stamp.


1. Staff GCE Committee

2. Resources

3. CPD Opportunities

4. Entire Staff Engagement

5. Reflection

#4 Student Capacity & Engagement

The ‘Student Capacity and Engagement’ stamp provides guidance on how to give students a key role in GCE within the school. This is a vital stamp for empowering students to become global citizens for change! how to create whole school awareness and inspire action on local to global justice issues

Curricular Resources

There are 5 categories within this stamp. Please click on the category titles below for resources and practical school examples to support and inspire your school to achieve this stamp.


1. Student GCE Committee

2. Peer Education for GCE Learning

3. Global Citizenship Skills Development

4. Student-Led Actions

5. Reflection

#5 School Leadership & Policies

The ‘School Leadership and Policy’ stamp guides schools on how to integrate GCE at policy, planning and evaluation level. It also explores how to engage school management, parents and the Board of Management in the implementation of GCE into the whole school community.

Curricular Resources

There are 5 categories within this stamp. Please click on the category titles below for resources and practical school examples to support and inspire your school to achieve this stamp.


1. Principal Engagement

2. Board of Management Involvement

3. GCE Policies

4. GCE Themes in Mission and Vision Statements

5. Parent / Guardian Involvement

#5 Community Engagement

The ‘Community Engagement’ stamp is outlines ways Development Education can be integrated into the guiding principals of the school. It shows how DE themes can be integrated in to the Vision and Mission of the school; provides a template on how to create a formal DE policy; guides on ways to make the procurement policies more ethical in your school and finally suggests ways to engage parents in DE.

Curricular Resources

There are 5 categories within this stamp. Please click on the category titles below for resources and practical school examples to support and inspire you to achieve this stamp.


1. Communications

2. GCE Field Trips/ Visits

3. Engagement with Other Schools

4. Global School Partnerships (optional)

5. Sustainability


The Global Passport Guide

The Global Passport Guide is a framework that schools can use to deepen their knowledge and involvement in GCE activities. This planning tool and support structure provides inspiration for teachers and students on how to take a whole school approach to exploring Global Citizenship Education by offering examples of activities that can be implemented in each aspect of school life. The back of the guide opens up as a poster and displays examples of GCE connections in your school subjects.


View Global Passport Guidelines


THE GLOBAL PASSPORT AWARD APPLICATION

The Global Passport Award serves to recognise the activities and hard work being carried out by Post-Primary schools in Ireland to encourage students to take action for meaningful change.

The Global Passport application is internally completed and assessed by the school and externally appraised by our team in WWGS. The deadline for submission online is in February 2021.




PRACTICAL SCHOOL EXAMPLES

Here are some examples from the previous Global Passport Awardees. Beaufort College in Meath and Davis College in Cork have put together PowerPoint presentations which showcase their GCE project, the work they did to achieve the passport and tips for new schools undertaking it. Check out their presentations for ideas and inspiration.

Beaufort College presentation/casestudy
Davis College casestudy

We are constantly uploading resources and practical school examples within each of the stamp areas, so if you have any practice examples or resources you would like to share with other schools, please contact us.