Global Passport

Stamp 6, Policy & Ethos: Part 1.

GCE Themes in School Mission / Vision

A strong commitment to GCE and global citizenship is often found in the schools mission statement. Where possible we encourage schools to embed DE values into this and actively reinforce it in school life.

Below are some resources and practical school examples to guide you through implementing this stamp category:


WWGS Facilitated Session

WorldWise Global Schools offers support for teachers and management who to explore integrating DE into the School Mission and Vision. We can provide tips and guidance on how to do this within the context of your school and are happy to facilitate the consultation and development process. Please contact us for future details.

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Practical School Examples:

Here are some examples from the applications of Global Passport Awardees. These provide some great examples for what your school can do in this school category:

Coláiste Bhaile Chláir, Galway

Our mission statement states that ‘Our students will graduate as lifelong learners who will make valuable contributions to society; and have strong values which develop respect for themselves and others in the global community’. These values are upheld with the merit tasks on a weekly basis themed with respect/random acts of kindness/action aid etc. throughout the school year. Diplomatic Global Passport Award Winner 2016

John Scottus Senior School, Dublin

“”Universality” is one of the core qualities of all students and this has always been part of the school’s philosophy. We are all citizens of the world and sharers of human life and this is widely recognized as a cornerstone of the school ethos.” Global Citizen Passport Award Winner 2015