Action on Global Citizenship

Global interconnectivity has quickly become one of the most important topics for the international community.  With this in mind, GAP offers three different resources focused on the subject of Global Citizenship:

To register for Teacher and/or School Leader Training contact Áine at or (01) 883 2185

Action on Global Citizenship Teacher Toolkit


Action on Global Citizenship is GAP's BRAND NEW Teacher Toolkit containing 8 chapters walking you through the Sustainable Development Goals and Global Justice.  Within the resource, you will find 24 of our favourite activities fully-planned and resourced.

Launched in Spring 2017 and updated in 2019, this resource is perfect for CSPE/Dev Ed/Geography teachers nationwide! With this, your pupils will be one of the first classes to incorporate global citizenship into their coursework. As a result, educators can confidently explore Dev Ed & GCE issues through an environmental education perspective.

To download your free copy of this resource, complete this form and the toolkit will be available to download immediately.


    Action on Global Citizenship Teacher and Principal Training: Webinar Training


    Our  Global Citizenship Teacher Training and Principal Training for secondary schools explore the UN Global Goals (SDGs) through interactive and creative activities. We have adapted our training into a 4 part webinar series.


    If you would like to attend a training please e-mail Áine at or RSVP on our registration form

    The training will focus on how to:

    • Integrate a school wide approach to Global Citizenship
    • Use the resource in your classroom
    • Teach your students how to become champions of Global Citizenship


    Our trainings will provide on overview of the entire toolkit & resources as follows;

    • Session 1: Exploring Sustainable Development around the world and an introduction to Action on Global Citizenship Toolkit (Chapter 1 & 2)
    • Session 2: Exploring our ecological footprint & implications of climate change on global justice (Chapter 3 & 4)
    • Session 3: Investigating causes of poverty and equality & examining climate change locally and globally (Chapter 5 & 6)
    • Session 4: Building sustainable communities & creating campaigns for change (Chapter 7 & 8)
    Each session will refer to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, the WWGS Global Passport & reflection.

    The toolkit works closely with the following curriculum links:

    Key Skills for Junior Cycle (2014)

    CSPE Specification of Junior Cycle Short Course (June 2016)

    A large proportion of the 24 Statements of Learning

    Within this bespoke training you will:

    • Develop a greater understanding of the UN Global Goals
    • Explore a number of interactive Development Education methods
    • Benefit from peer to peer learning
    • Make links to curriculum and CSPE specification
    • Deliver a kick-starter workshop with your students

    To facilitate this, throughout the 1 hour, 4 part session we will use peer learning methodologies, giving you time to reflect, share, and learn from your peers.

    As a result, participants leave with a critical understanding of global inter-dependence and environmental issues. 

    To Register your interest e-mail Áine

    Action on Global Citizenship as Gaeilge


    We have translated our popular ‘Action on Global Citizenship’ resource into Irish! This will engage Gaelscoils and Irish classes with the toolkit and establish further curriculum links. The translation of our toolkit will enable us to extend our trainings to more teachers and principals looking to work towards a whole-school approach to Global Citizenship Education.


    UN Sustainable Development Goals


      Funded by Irish Aid’s WorldWise Global Schools