Global Village School Trains & Supports Youth Activists
Tuesday, May 10, 2011
Ventrua County Star -- Global Village School, located in downtown Ojai, is a successful distance learning school that reaches out to students as far away as Arkansas, Argentina and Australia. The school offers an international K-12 home school diploma program that empowers students to cultivate their gifts and passions by engaging them in a creative, flexible, educational process, grounded in the principles of peace, justice, diversity, and sustainability.
Global Village School (GVS) prepares young activists by incorporating these principles into the core curriculum. In addition, high school offerings include courses such as Planetary Stewardship, Global Spirituality and Activism, Reflections on Peacemaking, Literature of Diversity, International Human Rights, and the History of Civil Rights in the US. GVS focuses on preparing students to have a positive, lasting impact on the world around them. Two young men who attended GVS are good examples of the power of progressive education. (Full Story)