2. Project title as used in publicity and others materialsGEGL - Global Education Goes Local
3. Project number388-120
4. Year of Call2016
5. Project start month and year11/2017
6. Project finish month and year01/2021
7. Name and location of lead CSO or LA
cso: Creating Effective Grassroots Alternatives Foundation

Bulgaria
8. EU Member States where the project is being implemented
Austria

Cyprus

Lithuania

Slovenia

Spain

9. EU Member States where sub-granting will be providedN/A
10. Total project budget (in Euro):1,479,126.00
11. EC contribution to total project budget (percent):90
12. Main approach of the projectCampaigning-Advocacy
13.Main project on-line information channels used by the project: Website: http://globalgoeslocal.cega.bg/;
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14. Why is the project taking place?In a number of shared previous actions in the field (Youth of the World!, TeachMDGs, Changing Habits for Good – in which different partners or experts in the current partnership were involved), the project partners have identified the need to take specific measures to ground global education on the very local level, in small localities (under 50 000 inhabitants, but aiming for smaller) which are
15. Overall objective of the projectTo foster the commitment of European citizens to take an active role towards meeting the challenges of the interdependent world we live in, based on awareness and critical understanding of their two-way relations with the issues of global development.
16. Specific objective(s) of the projectSo 1: Awareness and commitment on global issues connected to SDGs 5, 11 and 12 significantly increased in 30 small localities; So 2: Citizens in 30 small localities and especially young people engaged in learning and action around global issues; So 3: Innovative approaches on engaging young people in global learning (connected to SDGs 5, 11 and 12) developed, tested and disseminated; S0 4: Increased capacity and competencies among stakeholders on the local level to further utilize global learning with local communities;
17. What will have changed as a result of the project? (Summarise the intended outcome)Expected change within the target groups : Educational and community bodies in small localities, be well aware and educated about global issues; have competencies to run learning-action processes on global issues in their communities; The general population in small localities should create an overall atmosphere of community awareness on global issues related to SDGs and interconnectedness to their local realities. Young people in small localities will build more concrete and precise competencies on global issues and will act as multipliers, engaging their peers in global
18. Main themes and geographical areas covered by the projectcities/urban environment
consumption
cultural diversity and identity
education, lifelong learning
gender equality
global citizenship
human rights, justice
sustainable development
Africa: sub-Sahara
Europe: EU and EEA
19. Project target groups, audiences and/or participantsa. Teachers, teacher educators, HE lecturers/ academics
b. Student/pupils from primary, secondary and tertiary levels
d. Children (<16 years)
e. Young people (16 to 35 years)
f. Journalists
h. Local Authority policy decision makers
m. Non-formal education institutions (e.g. youth clubs, community centres, adult education centres)
n. Media institutions (print, broadcast, internet)
s. Other Civil Society Organisations and Local Communities (targeted by the project)
20. Other target groups, audiences or participants not listed aboveDecision-makers on local and national level; General population
21. Main activities implemented by the projecttraining, project or curriculum development workshop/courses (one-off events lasting up to 1 day)
series of workshops/courses (involving the same individuals over several, not necessarily consecutive, days)
public meetings/public discussion fora
conferences
public demonstrations/events
social media interventions and discussions initiated by the project
other activities not listed above (please specify in the following question)
22. Other major activities not listed aboveIn-country summer schools; International workshop, Publication, Summer school in Ghana
23. Main achievement of the project to-dateDuring the past two and a half years, the partners increased the local capacity in 36 small localities through 23 common trainings with 290 participants who got familiar with the global education concept and the SDGs, particularly with gender, sustainable cities, and consumption. 74 on-site workshops allowed 1054 local representatives to get engaged in learning processes. The core project intervention at local level was the two rounds of learning action processes (LAPs) performed in the selected 36 localities. Focused on overall population, the LAPs1 included 144 workshops with 2480 participan