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Introduction to Week 1

In this video, Dr Sally-Ann Kitts introduces you to what we'll be learning in week 1 of 'Global Citizenship'.

Welcome to the first week of the course.

This week, we are going to explore some of the fundamental concepts that we need to engage with in order to understand our possibilities and responsibilities as global citizens.

We will consider the meaning of citizenship and our place as individuals within local, national and international communities. We reflect on the sorts of questions we need to consider, and the sorts of perspectives we should look to gain, when thinking about the challenges facing the world today.

First watch the introductory video above by Dr Sally-Ann Kitts, who will be your guide throughout the course over the next four weeks. On the next page, you will get to know the three academics you will be learning with this week a little better.

Before you move on, think about what you are expecting from this week or what you are most looking forward to learning about or discussing. Write a few thoughts in the comments below, and see what everyone else is hoping to get from this week of learning.

Top Tip:

Remember to click the ‘Mark as Complete’ button on this page, in order to keep track of your progress in your ‘To Do’ list (found as a tab at the top of the page).
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