Posted November 21, 2023
Approved by Executive Board, November 9, 2023
At the core of GSOLE's mission lies our unwavering commitment to fostering a global society where literacy and education transcend geographic boundaries and empower individuals across global communities. We acknowledge the significance of civilian safety and the attainment of peace as fundamental cornerstones in this pursuit.
Our global online literacy platform and initiatives stand as a catalyst to build community, promote equity, and bridge geographical, social, and ideological gaps. Yet, the efficacy of online education in fulfilling its democratic promise is intrinsically linked to the presence of peace and security in our global society.The recent conflicts in Ukraine, Gaza, and Israel underscore the critical importance of peace and safety for civilians. These conflicts disrupt the fabric of society, creating barriers to education and the free exchange of ideas. In times of war, the promise of equitable and democratic education is significantly hindered, impacting the very individuals we strive to support through online literacy instruction.
It is our firm belief that, by advocating for and actively working towards global peace, GSOLE can help pave the way for an environment where individuals can engage in online literacy education without fear or limitations. Only within a context of safety and peace can the potential of digital literacy truly be harnessed to uplift and empower individuals worldwide.
GSOLE recognizes the vital role that teaching plays in fostering peace to ensure the continuity and effectiveness of online education. It is our firm belief that by advocating for and actively working towards global peace, we pave the way for an environment where individuals can engage in online literacy education without fear or limitations. It is only within such a context of safety and peace that the true potential of digital literacy can be harnessed to uplift and empower individuals worldwide.
November 21, 2023