10th Youth Leadership Workshop on GCED

Deadline Date: April 14, 2024

Donor Name: Asia-Pacific Centre of Education for International Understanding (APCEIU)

Grant Size: Less than $1000


The Asia-Pacific Centre of Education for International Understanding (APCEIU) is organizing the 10th Youth Leadership Workshop on GCED online from 29 April to 10 May 2024, in partnership with the GCED Youth Network, under the theme of “Youth Voices for Transforming Education through GCED.”

This Workshop annually brings together 50 young leaders from across the globe, serving as a dynamic platform for discussion, idea exchange, networking, and mutual learning on GCED and youth advocacy. With over 400 young changemakers from diverse backgrounds since 2015, the Workshop embodies a commitment to fostering global citizenship and solidarity for a transformed tomorrow.

Youth committed to promoting GCED and making positive changes are invited to join this journey of empowerment, where the voices of young leaders will resonate as powerful agents of change, sharing their aspirations for a more peaceful and sustainable future.

Global Citizenship Education (GCED), as a transformative educational paradigm, empowers young individuals by providing them with the necessary knowledge, skills, and values to make a positive impact on an increasingly complex and interconnected world.

Workshop Objectives

  • To renew participants’ perspectives and commitment to transformative education
  • To deepen participants’ understanding of the vision and emerging issues in GCED
  • To enhance participants’ capacity to carry out GCED activities in their local contexts
  • To help participants build and strengthen their networks in GCED

Workshop Module

  • Youth and Futures of Education
  • Global Citizenship as a Driver for a Better Future
  • Innovation and Youth Empowerment
  • Moving Forward for Change

Benefits for Participants

  • Intensive & interactive 1-week online workshop with international experts and youth leaders
  • Networking with youth leaders around the world
  • Invitation to APCEIU’s international forums & workshops/networks of youth & educators
  • Mentorship & Grant opportunity! (Selected winners will receive grants of up to $1,000 and mentorship for follow-up initiatives!)

Workshop Components

  • Workshop Orientation: 29 April 2024
  • Pre-Workshop Study: 30 April – 3 May 2024
    • Self-paced study
    • Small group discussion facilitated by the GCED Youth Network
  • Online LIVE Workshop: 6 May – 10 May 2024
    • Lectures & interactive activities on GCED with international experts and youth leaders
    • Sharing of youth advocacy initiatives on GCED and action planning exercise
  • Grant Competition: May 2024 (For Workshop graduates)
  • Mentorship & Project Implementation: May – October 2024
    • Exclusively for the selected winners only


  • 50 youth leaders actively engaged in GCED from ODA recipient countries and the Republic of Korea.

Participant Eligibility

Applicants should meet the following requirements:

  • Born between 1996 and 2005
  • Citizens of the Official Development Assistance (ODA) recipient countries and UNESCO Member States (Citizens of the Republic of Korea can also apply.)
  • Minimum 2 years of active experience in youth activities
  • Completion of the e-learning course “GCED for Youth” on GCED Online Campus (Course Certificate must be attached to the application.)
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English.

For more information, visit APCEIU.

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