Global Nomads Group (GNG) is an international nonprofit organization that fosters dialogue and understanding among the world’s youth. Since its founding in 1998, GNG has conducted programs in 60 countries on all seven continents, reaching one million young people.
What we do
We connect youth by leveraging technology. We build bridges between people across distance and difference. We allow youth to see and be seen, hear and be heard, know and be known.
Countries we have worked in:
Storytelling is a powerful vehicle for learning: human brains are naturally oriented towards acquiring, processing, and retaining knowledge via stories.
At GNG, we use storytelling to expand students’ exposure to and understanding of their global peers and the contexts and communities in which they live.
“Tell me a fact and I’ll learn. Tell me a truth and I’ll believe, but tell me a story and it will live in my heart forever”
Native American Proverb
CAMPFIRE is GNG's flagship program partnering middle and high school-ages youth across the world in virtual exchange through online dialogue and collaborative curricula.
Rooted in storytelling, our campfire programs aim to create a generation of youth who are empathetic, globally aware, and taking positive action in their local and global communities.
CAMPFIRE: Collaborating Classrooms
Interactive, Introspective, Globally-connected!
Collaborating classrooms connects classrooms from different parts of the world to explore identity, challenge stereotypes, and create personal stories to present at a culminating story share event
How it works:
- Students engage online with global peers through asynchronous exchange
- One device per 3-5 students
- 6 lessons implemented over the course of 12 weeks
- A minimum of 2 hours per week required
- Collaborating classrooms is best suited for global elective courses, advisory periods, or after school programs where flexibility exists
CAMPFIRE: student to world
Flexible, adaptable, theme-based!
Student to world is an online program where youth learn about global issues via activities, articles, videos, and stories created by students from around the world. The program culminates in creating an action plan.
How it works:
- Mobile, tablet, desktop
- One device per student
- Private online platform (canvas lms)
- 4 digital modules; each module takes 3-4 hours
- Flexible implementation period
- 7-12th grade
- Incorporate in an enrichment summer session, or an art, ela, environmental science, or elective course
Current Partners in MENA
Currently, we work in Jordan, Morocco, and Tunisia, Qatar, and turkey
- Our partners in Jordan are Madrasati initiative and Jordanian Hashemite Fund for Human Development (JOHUD)
- Our partner in Morocco is the Moroccan Association of Teachers of English (MATE)
- Our partners in Tunisia are AZUR Wave Center and Tunisia TESOL
To learn more about our programs, visit this page https://content.gng.org/gng-programs
For more information, feel free to schedule a meeting with Ms. Christine Goussous:
Reach out to Ms. Goussous on her email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Visit GNG's website to learn more about our work: https://gng.org