The Global Schools First Journey

Your school will move through two distinct levels of the GSF assessment framework.
All schools must complete Level 1 before advancing to Level 2.

 
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Level 1: Commitment

Demonstrate Your School's Commitment

 

Goal: Demonstrate your school’s commitment to global citizenship education

What you will do:
• Create your Global Schools First Team
• Learn about "What Is Global Citizenship Education" and read our “Getting Started” guide (when you sign up for more information, you will receive these materials)
• Commit to the Global Schools First process
• Complete an audit of your school’s approach to global citizenship education

What you will achieve: Global Schools First Certificate of Commitment
Estimated time to complete: 1-3 months

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Level 2: Assessment & Recognition

Identify Areas for Growth in Your School

 

(for schools that have completed Level 1)

Goal: Examine the current state of global citizenship education in your school to identify areas for growth

What you will do:

• Use a comprehensive set of questions to reflect on global citizenship education in your school
• Submit your completed assessment, with supporting evidence, for review by global education specialists
• Receive a custom analysis to help you improve key areas

What you will achieve: Global Schools First Recognition Award
Estimated time to complete: 3-6 months

Connect With Educators Globally To Share Ideas and Inspiration!

During the review, our global education specialists will be looking for innovative and particularly promising practices to share with the ACEI global community through our website, social media, and publications. Your school may be invited to showcase your unique global citizenship education practices.