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Transforming Education Newsletter from the Global Citizenship Foundation - Issue #1

Transforming Education Newsletter from the Global Citizenship Foundation - Issue #1
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If we are to reach real peace in this world…we shall have to begin with children.
—Mahatma Gandhi
Thank you for subscribing to our newsletter. This is the very first issue of the Transforming Education Newsletter by the Global Citizenship Foundation!
Engaging, empowering, and inspiring young people to be changemakers and trailblazers is a task every great educator strives for. In this Newsletter, we bring to you an article from the ‘Global Champions’ section of the .ed Magazine. The article shares a few moments from the inspiring life of our young afghan peacebuilder, Rahed. Below is a preview of the article. To read the full article click on “Read Full Story”
What you can expect in our newsletter?
  • Featured Article from the .ed Magazine
  • Upcoming Global Events
  • Featured Author
  • Global Citizenship Foundation Events and Updates

🌟 Featured Article
Celebrating the Inspiring Life of Rahed, A Young Afghan Peacebuilder
The article remembers Mohamad Rahed, a bright college student pursuing Policy and Administration with the hope to become a politician. Rahed lost his life in the unfortunate attack on the Kabul University in 2020. Terrorism was never the answer, and it will never be.
I think they will be remembered as the sacrifice of the new generation of Afghanistan against terrorism” These were the words written by a RadioFree Afghanistan Presenter about the Kabul University attack.
Yet another dark cloud in Afghanistan on the 2nd of November 2020. This time around, the targets were university students in Kabul. 22 lives were lost that day, 16 students and 6 staff, all of whom, upon waking up that fateful day, never expected the sudden turn of events. The classrooms are still riddled with holes from the bullets sprayed across the walls by the assailants like a story imprinted never to be forgotten. The once-promising students who hoped to one day change the were taken too soon, their families left confused as to why innocence was seen as a crime punishable by death.
Mohamad Rahed was one of the promising young students who lost their lives that day. He was a 22-year-old studying Policy and Public Administration with the hopes to one day become a politician in his country… [Read Full Story Here]
🎫 Upcoming Global Events
💡 Virtual Conference: Annual Learning and Teaching Conference 2021 - Flipping Digital
💡 Virtual Conference: BERA Annual Conference 2021
💫 Featured Author
A Professor (Ass.) of Education at the Toyo University in Japan. Dr. Bosio’s academic interests include critical and transformative education, globalization dynamics, global citizenship, educational policy, comparative and international education, teacher training, higher education, participatory democracy, and youth engagement.
Know more about Dr. Bosio here
🤩 Global Citizenship Foundation Events and Updates
🆕 Initiative: Hybrid Learning Certified School Award
The Global Citizenship Foundation, in response to the pandemic, has launched a Certification Award for Schools. The initiative provides:
🧪 Self-Assessment for Hybrid Learning
🧑‍🏫 Access to Online Course on Hybrid Learning (For up to 20 educators per school)
💻 Access to Online Events + Exclusive Community
🏆 Hybrid Learning School Award
Award Applications Open on September 05, 2021, for Schools. Be the first to know by sharing your basic details for us to reach out to you.
Youth Opportunity: Mentor-Intern Program Cohort 7 Launched!
Global Citizenship Foundation
Application for #MIP Cohort VII is now open!

The Mentor Intern Program enables you to grow both professionally and personally. This is your opportunity to network with people from around the globe and foster meaningful relationships.

Apply now!
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Thank you for investing your time to read this newsletter. Here’s my question to you — What do you think education will be in the Digitally Globalized Era? Share your thoughts with me on my Twitter/send me an email.
Once again, thank you for everything you are doing to transform education for human flourishing! If you liked the newsletter, do forward it to your colleagues, and let them know they can subscribe here.
I am looking forward to you joining me in our next newsletter!
Please stay safe and do take care!
Invested in your success,
— Aaryan Salman
Editor, .ed Magazine
President, Global Citizenship Foundation
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