Bringing the world to your classroom ​and your classroom to the world.

Child & Youth Dialogues

Enriched learning, advocacy, and action programs for students &

classes. Created alongside project partners to educate, engage, and

empower young changemakers!

Program Components:

  • Authentic Child & Youth Consultation
  • Peer-to-peer Regional, National, or Global Dialogues
  • Co-authorship of Policy Report, Manifesto, or Declaration
  • Meaningful, Community-based Action Projects!

Current Youth Dialogues

Get your students involved in deeper learning and sharing by joining one of our current or ​upcoming Youth Dialogues.

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Helps youth take action on issues such as the impact of war on the environment, refugees, child soldiers, and gender-based violence.

Spring 2024

Cross-Canada Online Youth Action Summit (Ages 14-18)

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The YAC gathers high school ​students from across Canada in ​monthly dialogues around SDG ​actions. It is an opportunity for ​students to engage on the ​national and global stage.


CCUNESCO Youth Advocacy ​Council

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Our Flagship Youth Dialogue Project

Global Child climate program




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Akshat Singh, 15, India

Bringing students from over 70 countries together to learn, collaborate, and act on climate change

Examples of Previously Facilitated Child & Youth Dialogue & Declarations


National Youth Dialogue: #Vote16

Binging together high schools across Canada In partnership with Senate McPhedran and the #Vote16 campaign team


Provincial Dialogue:

17 Calls for 17 SDGs

Students across Alberta share their calls for action on the SDGs alongside the Alberta Council for Global Cooperation

Centre for Global Education is committed to the principle that diversity in those we serve and our team is our strength. CGE defines acts of oppression as any intentionally or unconsciously discriminatory behaviour towards an individual or a group of people. CGE in all aspects of our operation and all levels of the organization does not tolerate acts of oppression and shall address any intentional or unintentional acts of oppression towards an individual or a group of people that creates barriers to access or inclusion.

Contact Us

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Executive Director

Sarah Flynn is the Executive Director for the Centre for Global Education. She has a BSc in Molecular Genetics, an MA in Sociology, and is currently completing a PhD in Sociology at the University of Alberta. Sarah has worked in biomedical and clinical research and was formerly the Assistant Director of the Institute for Sexual Minority Studies and Services, University of Alberta. Sarah has been an adjunct instructor and has a number of peer reviewed publications in her cv. Sarah also likes to think she makes the best double chocolate chip toffee cookies. Ever.

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Online Learning Coordinator

Rebecca is the Online Education Coordinator for ​the Centre for Global Education. She has a B.Ed. ​from the University of Alberta in Secondary ​Education with a major in Biological Sciences and ​a minor in Mathematics. Rebecca comes from a ​rural area in Northern Alberta, Canada and has ​had the pleasure to work closely with many ​Indigenous youth in the classroom. She combines ​her passion for youth engagement, climate ​action, and social justice to inspire thousands of ​youth in her role at CGE.

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The Centre for Global Education is proud to call ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) home. We acknowledge the many diverse Indigenous ​groups that have resided on Treaty 6 Territory for time immemorial and who continue to be the caretakers and advocates of this land.