PWSD is the official development and relief agency of The Presbyterian Church in Canada. The work of PWSD includes responding to emergency situations, long-term community development with international partners working in health, education, agriculture and income-generation and refugee sponsorship by Canadian congregations. PWSD is also responsible for educating Canadian Presbyterians by promoting justice, peace and the integrity of creation. PWSD supports people and communities in Africa, Asia, Central America, and Eastern Europe according to their need and regardless of their faith.
"We so often feel powerless to do anything about the many problems in the world around us. We are so often left to wonder whether one person can possibly make a difference. Mother Teresa said yes we can. Her life was resounding proof that it is possible."
Are you (or do you know) a high school teacher interested in hosting a storytelling workshop for your students?We’re looking for classrooms who want to host these workshops between Feb 2-9 Continue reading.
About the film: In the summer of 2017, eight soon-to-be teachers from Saskatchewan embarked on a global journey to learn the importance of building relationships, experience what it means to act in solidarity, and begin to understand our shared global challenges Continue reading.
SCIC is excited to announce the release of the 2nd Module in our Global Citizenship Education Modules Series, titled “Understanding Power and Privilege through Anti-Oppression”. This essential resource builds on the first module … Continue reading.
This summer, eight dedicated education students from the U of R, U of S, and the Saskatchewan Urban Native Teacher Program (SUNTEP) embarked on a global journey to draw connections between local and global work for health, dignity and human rights. During their time with local partners in El Salvador learning Continue reading.
Look for us at your annual teachers’ convention! SCIC often attends teacher conventions to meet with educators, provide information on our programs and free resources, and whenever possible facilitate sessions on topics related to Global Citizenship Education. Watch for us at the following conventions, or watch the Professional Development … Continue reading.
Now Accepting Applications from 2nd, 3rd and 4th year Education students! Application deadline: January 2nd, 2017 Exciting news! In order to ensure a wide range of participants, SCIC has decided to … Continue reading.