Global Citizenship Education and COVID-19 Pandemic held
On 17 April 2020, APCEIU held a consultation meeting with the theme “Global Citizenship Education and COVID-19 Pandemic” within its premises. Representatives of relevant organizations, academia and civil society participated in this consultation meeting who shared their activities and plans to strengthen the promotion of GCED in the Republic of Korea and beyond, in response to the challenges in education imposed by the current pandemic. The participants discussed the importance of and challenges in promoting GCED in face of this unprecedented global crisis, the need for further investigation and discussion, and the need to have a sustainable platform to strategize and share information to develop on future direction. All participants agreed on the urgency of spreading GCED to prevent conflicts that may occur due to the crisis, as well as the need to explore synergies to maximize the impact of future actions to be taken.