A free Student to World online course from Global Nomads Group
Learn about the chemicals in the brain that impact mental health, the stigmas associated with mental health, and ways to promote mental well-being to rewrite the narrative around mental health.
Global Nomads Group leverages the power of storytelling to promote empathy and bring social issues to life through day-to-day realities. Read real, impactful, stories from youth participants around the world that reveal deep truths about global issues. Then youth can enhance the conversation by sharing their own stories with fellow Student to World users and participate in moderated live conversations.
Who Should Register
Classroom teachers and school administrators.
Group leaders & mentors
Afterschool programs and groups, faith-based organizations, scouting, clubs, etc.
Individual youth participants
Each Student to World course is a product of Global Nomads Group’s unique Content Creation Lab, a virtual internship program that brings together youth leaders from around the world. Working under the guidance of subject matter experts, these participants study, synthesize information, and create age-appropriate content for their peers.
Chief of Programs and Learning Sandra Stein, Ph.D., describes the Content Creation Lab process.
Experience this content through your choice of learning paths.
Includes written text, images, videos, and multimedia.
Content is available in a growing selection of languages.
The same content, but explained through video conversations.
Module 1: Everyday Brain Health
Explore and share stories about the connection between minds and emotions, how specific chemicals in the brain impact mental health, and what one can do to strengthen our mental health.
Module 2: Everyday Stigma
Explore and share stories about local perceptions of mental health and the community stigma related to mental illness.
Module 3: Everyday Screen Free
Explore and share stories about the correlation between excessive social media use, screen time, and mental health.
Module 4: Everyday Action
Design action plans for breaking down mental health stigmas.
English Language Arts Standards
United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
CASEL Social & Emotional Learning
Asia Society Global Competencies
21st Century Skills