Welcome to GAINKids
The Portal on Global Citizenship for early school education
The entry point for educators addressing Global Citizenship, Diversity, Gender equality, Non Discrimination and Equal Opportunities for the early education sector.
Through the proposed guidelines, thematic materials and educational tools, the portal aims at generating reflection and critical thinking for those education actors.
Considering educators and professional of education, fundamental agents in the construction of the process of Citizenship and Equal Opportunities, the project aims to:
- Train professionals to work on the Rights of the Child in the early education context;
- Sensitize families to the importance of the Rights of the Child, respect and acceptance of difference;
- Involve children in the reflection and production of the project’s development instruments.
Based on the Convention on the Rights of the Child, GAINkids focuses on its dimensions: Survival and Development Rights (Provision), Prevention, Protection and Participation Rights.
Gainkids addresses the following working areas:
In this section you can find theoretical background and ideas to develop global citizenship practices in early school education.
The Glossary is a tool to support early school educators in the use of the multiple GAINKids resources and tools.
Find out about the Storybooks for educators and families to work about Global citizenship in early school education
Find out about the Animated movies for educators and families to work about Global citizenship in early school education
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