Global Competence Certificate

New Adventures, New You

Global Competence Certificate – 7.5 lessons (10 Weeks)

With verified Certificate of Completion, The GCC is a program built by Sentio -- an international, voluntary, non-governmental, non-profit organization that provides intercultural learning opportunities to help people develop the knowledge, skills and understanding needed to create a more just and peaceful world. 

This program is available in both Face-to-Face and GV LIVE options.

Classes at GV Victoria are currently being offered in a HYBRID format, meaning some students are joining us in-person (f2f); some are joining us virtually via the GV LIVE platform. Our live, interactive virtual lessons are an excellent way for students in Victoria and other cities around the world to interact together, while receiving a top-notch GV education experience.

GV Victoria's GCC is used in conjunction with English language classes to broaden a student's perspective of the people and cultures of the world, building global competence. By using classroom, online and a large amount of technology based resources, students will be able to develop intercultural competence and deal with cultural adjustment, while achieving a greater understanding of: 

  • Self awareness & awareness about others

  • How to build a more just and peaceful world

  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Developing bridges to others

The course consists of: 

  • An individual account for online learning environment

  • Access to 18 online modules with video content subtitles in multiple languages

  • Access to forum space for reflecting with peers

GCC Topics Include:

  • Stereotypes and generalizations

  • Cultural Values

  • Communication Styles

  • Dealing with Conflict

  • Navigating Cultures

  • Intercultural Learning

About Sentio

Sentio Global Education Network is based in New York. A division of the American Field Service (AFS), Sentio is an international voluntary not-for-profit education organization that provides intercultural learning opportunities, most notably the Global Competence Certificate (GCC).

Since 1947, AFS has provided enriched intercultural learning experiences through global study abroad programs, volunteerism, structured learning methods and reflection.