Global Citizenship for Sustainability (GCS)

CEE's Global Citizenship for Sustainability (GCS) is an interactive school education program which offers an exciting and challenging opportunity for students to work on sustainability issues and build leadership and problem solving skills. It connects schools on a global level to work on common sustainability issues through a specially developed and successfully tested methodology. The GCS process seeks to prioritize values education, the building of partnerships as well as innovative ways of pooling resources and involving students in solving community issues through fostering ownership and personal relationships.

The initiative was launched during the UN Decade of Education for Sustainability Development (UNDESD) to encourage and support the practical teaching of Education for Sustainability in schools of Australia and India. The first two phases of the GCS were successfully implemented in India and Australia with support from the Commonwealth Departments of Environment and Education as well as State and local government agencies in India and Australia.

The Global Education First Initiative (GEFI) launched by the United Nations specifically highlights the role of education in fostering global citizenship. Launched by UN Secretary-General, the GEFI recognise that, ‘Education must fully assume its central role in helping people to forge more just, peaceful, tolerant and inclusive societies. It must give people the understanding, skills and values they need to cooperate in resolving the interconnected challenges of the 21st century.


a coastal and marine education program for schools

education program on migratory paths of birds and other wild life