Future Friendly Schools - Global Citizenship

What makes a Future Friendly School? Through this participatory process, you will help to identify and prioritize the most relevant indicators for certification across our three focus areas of environmental stewardship, student voice, and global citizenship. We appreciate your participation and look forward to your insights! This page is for voting, commenting on, and suggesting new indicators in the area of global citizenship. You can switch to the other certification indicators through the links in the header. If you’re interested in partnership or participating as a founding school in the program, contact us at education@takingitglobal.org!

  1. 195 votes
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  2. 168 votes
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  3. 48 votes
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  4. No discrimination based on religion, tribe, *** or social background

    Some schools that are in certai regions, or based on particular religious beliefs tend to disciminate those people that dont belong to them. This should be rectified in an ideal future school

    47 votes
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  5. 36 votes
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  6. 27 votes
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  7. 26 votes
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  8. 14 votes
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  9. Interculturalidad

    Exchange ideas, proposals schoolwork, sharing resources, pictures, videos and other activities to show the different natural resources that each country. How to conserve natural resources and expand the theme of flora and fauna. To promote and exchange ideas about clean energy and environmental conservation.

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  10. 10 votes
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  11. 10 votes
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  12. Schools should offer programs that become self sustainable after a period of time to encourage local teacher development and student base.

    The WVS offers 400+ courses that encourage sustainability of its programs by involving students in teaching other students, so that after a while they can become self-sustaining and motivating. Has become very important in clean energy and sustainable living programs in helping communities improve their quality and standard of living.

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  13. Don't let school's canteen sells more food with styrofoam!

    There are some schools in my country, especially my school, its canteen sells more food with styrofoam than food packed in healthy way. In fact, styrofoam has been the most dangerous litter because it contains a substance that can produce cancers virus. Besides, it is also the kind of litter that cannot be recycled for a very long time. And it makes the students hard to live in healthy and green way.

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  14. 5 votes
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  15. School & Jail

    School & Jail are the only two places on the earth where we don't prefer to go by choice. Rather, we are forced to enroll. Think of this seriously. Look at the innocent faces of children while entering the school and while leaving the school. Difference can't go unnoticed. Why children clap their hands with joy when holiday gets announced. What are those things for which children refuse to go to school? Why they sometimes play tricks to bunk off the school? Why children impatiently wait for Sunday to come? How many children will prefer to go to school themselves…

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  16. Online Connectivity between all schools of FFS.

    My idea is very simple, As we can connect all the school through online connectivity, TIG can work on a common software which will help us to exchange the resources of each schools with the others...around the Globe.

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  17. Strong ties to local farms and Community Supported Agriculture

    CSA is a growing movement in the U.S. that encourages the investment of communities in local farms as well as local farms in their communities. The basic economic model is such that consumers buy shares at the beginning of the season that meet the budget determined by the farm. In return, the members receive weekly distributions of the seasonal produce as they come available for harvest. This way the farmer can focus on growing food of the highest quality by sustainable means in the interest of building community, rather than planting monocultures of cash crops for profit, without consideration of…

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  18. Break free of central control of institutions

    More local control, less central control

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  19. 4 votes
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  20. Helping young minds to understand the value of living without any boundaries in this new world

    Sharing good things about different cultures. Giving students role models from all over the world not only from their own country. Helping them to find common things among them and people of other countries. Helping them to communicate with people from all over the world through video chats and conferences (if not possible to meet directly). Teach them to love common things but always respect the differences because nothing is good or bad, it is only the perception. Organize events(dress competitions, discussions, food festivals, art competitions, skits) and quiz about different cultures and traditions.

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