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Development in a Box

In keeping with Alberta Education’s focus on Global Citizenship, ACGC is pleased to share Development in a Box. Designed to be an educational kit to be used by educators, Development in a Box aids in the incorporation of global issues into the curriculum and classroom. The digital downloads include lesson plans, hands-on activities and supplies, as well as connections to local organizations who are working internationally. Lessons address many global issues and are linked to curriculum objectives in the Alberta Program of Studies. Originally created in 2010 and sent physically to schools, the kit was re-published in 2011 and is now made available as a digital download.

Click to explore the resources for:

Development in a Box Grades 1-6

Development in a Box Grades 7-12

Global Citizenship Webinar Series

In partnership with the Edmonton Regional Learning Consortium, ACGC is offering a year-long Global Citizenship Education Webinar Series.  Learn more and register. 

Global Citizenship Summer Institute

Global Citizenship Summer Institute

ACGC was pleased to partner with the Edmonton Regional Learning Consortium (ERLC) and the Center for Global Citizenship Education and Research (CGCER), to offer a two-day institute titled Becoming Ethical and Engaged Citizens in a Globalized World: A Path Towards Global Citizenship on August 16-17, 2016, through a grant from Alberta Education.  

This was the second institute in the province. The first institute was held in 2014 in partnership with the Aga Khan Foundation of Canada, and the Center for Global Citizenship Education and Research (CGCER).

ACGC anticipates holding the next institute in the summer of 2018.

Watch the video from the 2014 institute to learn more.

Workshops

ACGC has developed youth workshops, made available free for download.  Click to browse the various workshops.

Please contact projects@acgc.ca to if you are interested in ACGC conducting one of these workshops in your classroom, conference, or club meeting.  View and download the workshops.

Class Novel Sets

ACGC has class sets of the novels ‘I am a Taxi’ and Parvana’s Journey’ by Deborah Ellis to lend to Alberta classrooms. After students have read the novels, ACGC will put you in contact with Alberta organizations that can speak to the issues featured in the novels. Contact projects@acgc.ca to get a set for one school term.