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Global Citizenship Summer Courses

The world is a changing place right now, and we all need to adapt to our new cultural environment. There are exciting opportunities available to anyone with the right skill sets and drive to achieve. The IH Manchester “Global Citizenship” course will help you to develop these skills and improve your global knowledge. This will help you to successfully communicate with people from different countries around the world.

The course will be a mixture of classroom lessons, project work, guest speakers and visits to local community projects in Manchester.

Topics include:

  • Sustainability and the Environment
  • The Global Communicator
  • Critical Thinking for the 21st Century


On this course you will:

  •  Develop critical thinking skills to better discuss important global topics
  • Increase your cultural awareness and understanding of people from other countries
  • Prepare for future studies, work and life
  • Develop practical organisational skills through project work
  • Improve your verbal and written communication to interact more effectively with people of other nationalities and cultures
About the Course
  • Age 16+
  • Suitable for English levels – A2/B1 and B2/C1 (Global citizenship classes will be mixed level classes but with a limit of one level difference)
  • 15 hours per week of English lessons
  • 3 global citizen sessions per week including a visit to a local project
  • 2 mid week social excursion per week
  • 1 full day excursion each weekend
  • Standard homestay, half board Monday – Friday and full board at the weekends
  • Airport transfers on arrival and departure (Manchester airport)
  • All course material

This course is available for 2,4 or 6 weeks.

Arrival dates for 2 week course:

Sunday 2nd July

Sunday 16th July

Sunday 30th July

Global Citizenship

2 weeks


Global Citizenship

4 weeks


Global Citizenship

6 weeks


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