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Libby Giles

Libby Giles is a specialist practitioner in global citizenship education (GCED) and a philosophy teacher.  She has been involved in the development and promotion of GCED for more than ten years, having set up whole school approaches to GCED in two UNESCO associated schools in New Zealand.  Libby currently holds a senior leadership role at St Cuthbert’s College in Auckland as Head of Global Citizenship and is committed to developing world class models of global citizenship education. Libby chairs the New Zealand Association of Philosophy Teachers and has a special interest in the connection between philosophical enquiry and GCED.  She is also particularly drawn to a whole organisation approach as the most effective means of embedding GCED. Libby is interested in and sees great potential in partnering education across all sectors of society to bring about positive change through responsible global citizenship.