UNESCO Chair in Global Learning and Global Citizenship Education, UCLA

The Global Citizenship Education Network is co-founded by the UNESCO-UCLA Chair in Global Learning and Global Citizenship Education. It is the first UNESCO Chair appointed within the University of California system. The Chair is envisioned to be a “pole of excellence and innovation” supporting research, teaching, policy recommendation, and further dialogue on global citizenship education. The UNESCO-UCLA Chair is housed in the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies (GSE&IS), University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). GSE&IS is one of the premier graduate schools of education in the United States, situated in one of the most prominent public universities in the world system. GSE&IS is dedicated to inquiry, the advancement of knowledge, the improvement of professional practice, and service to the education and information professions. Our work is guided by the principles of individual responsibility and social justice, an ethics of caring, and commitment to the communities we serve. We are home to sixteen nationally renowned research centers, two groundbreaking partnership schools, and two departments with some of the world’s premiere education and information experts. GSE&IS is an institution where UCLA and its strategic partners transform the most pressing issues in education and information into opportunity and real-world solutions.