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The e-edition of the “Global education goes Pop” toolkit for youth workers is on-line for free use. The Toolkit is designed for youth workers in both formal and non-formal education system. The resources are aimed to introduce global perspective into young peoples’ local context and to increase the capacity in teaching global issues to youngsters emphasizing on youth friendly approaches and methodologies using pop culture.

The toolkit is developed to help local organizations, trainers, youth workers to teach Global education to young people using pop culture. The learning methodology is a participatory one, users’ centered and action-oriented. It is designed for youth 14-30 years old.

The resources are centered in three thematic blocks: Pop culture and Global education; Go pop in Learning and Go pop in Action. The toolkit offers a perspective what is cool for youth, how to integrate the pop culture into the learning process and facilitators tips.

The learning section encompasses five units centered on tools popular among young people, such us: Sound and Word, Photo and Visual Expressions; Moving Art, Social media and Digital Activism and Street Art. The users could fine definitions and clues on how to use close to youth tools such as moving art, memes, murals and street art and others.

The design of the Toolkit as well on the ”Global education goes local” Project emphasizes on building capacities for action along with the learning process. The action goes pop chapter supports educators to work on taking action within the GE activities and is based on the GetGlobal!Process methodology.

Each learning tool encompasses: learning aims, time and materials needed, indicates the participants’ age, guides around the preparation, the steps for implementation and the reflection. At the end of the Toolkit one can find several tools for evaluation and an useful glossary.

The Toolkit is developed under the Global education goes local project by the partners’ organizations: C.E.G.A. Foundation, Future Worlds Center, Global Citizens Academy, Asociación Cazalla Intercultural, Südwind Steiermark, Institute for African Studies and Young People We Care. For download the Toolkit click here.

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