Below is a link to a great article about Global Citizenship. These articles affirm our decision to take a family sabbatical year. We are in the thick of closing up shop at home in order to be away for 10 months. Some days I wonder if its worth all we are going through to take this risky venture. My gut says, “Absolutely!”
Of course you don’t have to move to another country to be a global citizen, but you do have to make some effort to stretch out of your “norm” and open your heart and mind to diversity. If you have not already, download my Global Citizen Inventory. Its free and is intended to guide thoughts and goals on your unique path of global citizenship. Enjoy your journey! We are so excited about our next step on the path.
Global Citizenship – What Are We Talking About and Why Does It Matter?
by Madeleine F. Green
During the past decade higher education’s interest in internationalization has intensified, and the concept of civic education or engagement has broadened from a national focus to a more global one, thus expanding the concept that civic responsibility extends beyond national borders.