How can we collectively act to create positive outcomes for a better world? The enabling young voices for civic action project website houses resources developed by asking how can education further embed child and youth global citizenship literacies and leadership, so that we can all work together to create positive change. To do this we:
- interviewed adult and youth thought leaders on child and youth rights, global learning, democracy, activism and citizenship,
- comprehensively reviewed research literature and reports on global citizenship education and literacies, and
- scoped open access online global citizenship curricular resources.
From these collated insights, we developed:
- a transformative literacies framework to informatively guide literacies required in active citizenship practice; and
- a comprehensive resource catalogue of open access online global citizenship curricular resources.
To inspire and challenge your global citizenship education thinking and practices, please listen to the wisdom of Queensland’s Children’s Commissioner Natalie Lewis, Queensland Youth Parliamentarians, Justine Friedman, Harshitha Peddireddy and Theo Dickey and Ngugi and Wakka Wakka academic leader Professor Tracey Bunda and young Yuru leader Arielle Henaway.
Associate Professor Louise Gwenneth Phillips, Faculty of Education, Southern Cross University, Bilinga, Australia
Professor Pauline Harris, Education Futures, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia.
Dr Liberty de Rivera, Faculty of Education, Southern Cross University, Bilinga, Australia.
Dr Eleni Giannakis, Education Futures, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia.
Aleasa Kermode, Faculty of Education, Southern Cross University, Coffs Harbour, Australia.
We also acknowledge our colleagues with whom we have a longstanding research collaboration from which this project has directly grown, and who have substantively contributed to the development of the Transformative Literacies For Active Global Citizenship Framework prior to and throughout this project:
Professor Cynthia Brock, University of Wyoming, USA
Professor Andrew Peterson, Birmingham University, UK
Associate Professor Jenny Ritchie, Victoria University, New Zealand.