Global Up with a unique program that develops essential & lifelong global “power skills”: collaboration, critical thinking, problem solving, cross-cultural communication, open-mindedness & flexibility.

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All Global Up offers include:

  • Individual accounts for online learning environment 
  • Online modules with video content subtitled in multiple languages
  • Online forum space for reflecting with peers from around the world
  • Online quizzes and assignments related to content
  • Guided reflection sessions (online or in-person) run by a Qualified Facilitator 
  • A certificate upon completion
The AFS GCC Abroad develops learners’ global competence before, during and after an international experience. The curriculum is delivered in 18 online modules supported by a trained Qualified Facilitator. Learners will Global Up by engaging in reflection, live dialogue sessions, peer forums and using their experiences as ways to make intercultural theories come to life. After completing the AFS GCC Abroad learners are equipped with skills and strategies for using their self-awareness and awareness of others for how to bridge across differences while in a new context and when they return home.

Participants

18+; Adult

Total Modules

18

Modules Time Estimate

10-12 hours

Total Facilitated Dialogue Sessions

4

Total Estimated Time

15-25 hours* depends on FDS

Facilitated by

Trained QFs

In the AFS GCC At Home learners are invited to collaborate effectively across differences through the virtual interactive program that requires no travel. The GCC At Home brings into learners’ awareness that culture is all around us, even within our own communities or local context. Learners will Global Up by engaging in the curriculum that’s categorized into modules that bring them Inward, Outward and Forward. The full set modules below can be used as shown or rearranged and tailored to meet the needs of a specific audience. After completing the AFS GCC At Home learners are equipped with skills and strategies for using their self-awareness and awareness of others for how to bridge across differences while working on a diverse team, studying with peers or being an active member of their community.

Participants

18+; Adult

Total Modules

9-20

Modules Time Estimate

10-15 hours

Total Facilitated Dialogue Sessions

4

Total Estimated Time

15-25 hours* depends on FDS

Facilitated by

Trained QFs

With the AFS GCC At Work learners will learn to collaborate effectively across differences through the virtual interactive program that requires no travel. The GCC At Work teaches the skills and strategies necessary to work effectively on diverse teams. Learners will Global Up by engaging in the curriculum that’s categorized into modules that bring them Inward, Outward and Forward. The full set modules below can be used as shown or rearranged and tailored to meet the needs of a specific audience. After completing the AFS GCC At Work learners are more self-aware, aware of other perspectives and can bridge across differences.

Participants

18+; Adult

Total Modules

16

Modules Time Estimate

10-15 hours

Total Facilitated Dialogue Sessions

3

Total Estimated Time

15-20 hours* depends on FDS

Facilitated by

Trained QFs

Inspired by the GCC Special Edition we put together due to program changes for AFS students during the COVID-19 pandemic, we have now created a Teen-friendly version of the award-winning AFS Global Competence Certificate, featuring a closed, minors-only platform for connecting and sharing with other learners worldwide.

Participants

14-17 Teens

Total Modules

20

Modules Time Estimate

10-12 hours

Total Facilitated Dialogue Sessions

4

Total Estimated Time

16-25 hours* depends on FDS

Facilitated by

Trained QFs

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