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December 10, 2021

Music and Global Citizenship Education, CPD Workshop

Age Group:
Junior Cycle / Senior Cycle / Transition Year
  • Advocacy
  • Climate Change / Climate Justice
  • CPD
  • Different Perspectives
  • Featured
  • Global Citizenship Education
  • Human Rights
  • Music teachers
  • Racism & Prejudice
  • SDGs
  • Music
  • WWGS Global Citizenship Education

Event Date

December 10, 2021

Event Time



Music and Global Citizenship Education CPD

This workshop is for music teachers to explore how to integrate GCE (Global Citizenship Education) into the music curriculum. Music educator, musician and human rights lawyer Donal Kearney talks about using our voice to advocate*.

We recommend that you have a look at our resources by theme and recordings of training once you have chosen the theme you are focusing on! Visit our main website or contact for advice!

Workshop Resources

Video recording

The video recording includes:

  • An introduction to Global Citizenship Education
  • Input from Music and Human Rights Expert Donal Kearney*
  • How to approach Music and Global Citizenship Education in Junior Cycle, Senior Cycle as well as a Whole School Approach

Find the video recording here

There’s also an Edited chat from the Music CPd which includes the brilliant song that was written by the participants

A previous session just on curriculum is here.


Please find the WWGS workshop’s presentation on, here. Within this presentation-there’s lots of links, videos and resources just click on the interactive links.

You can find Donal Kearney’s presentation here- GCE workshop – Music CPD

And the worksheet: Music CPD exercises from Donal Kearney.

Other resources

If you have a digital subscription to the New Internationalist– the August 2003 ‘Sounds of Dissent’ is all about music. Each publication of this magazine has a music section however and it’s worth checking out for to provide more diversity of music in your classroom.

Here’s the relevant sections of ‘Sounds of Dissent’:

Good links to explore: