Have you seen CAFOD’s teaching resources? There are many tried and tested resources covering different topics, but some of our favourites here at Global Dimension are the Zero Hero campaign resources. These include introductory guides to climate change, fun teaching plans information on how to engage with your MP and even superhero mask templates. CAFOD […]
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Why Children Need To Be Financially Literate When it comes to money management, children and young adults consistently outperform their parents, the Independent reports. 8 to 18-year-olds choose to save 7.5% of their weekly pocket money on average, while adults save just 4.9% of their disposable income, a study by Nimbl finds. Research even suggests when children […]
World Oceans Day is celebrated on 8th June each year and is a chance to celebrate our connections with the ocean and its importance to our lives. Food by the ocean is at the heart of some of my most treasured memories. Lobster with black beans and mash by a hut in Honduras, after a […]
by Ali Hamilton You’re In Doubt About Technology? See How It Impacts Our Kids By the time children are eight years old, 96% will have watched television, 81% will have played console video games, 60% will have used apps on portable devices, such as cell phones or tablets, and 90% will have used a computer. […]
by Ali Hamilton Born after the year 2000, generation Z is set to become the largest group in society before the end of 2019. Also known as digital natives, this is the first generation who will use the internet from cradle to grave. Soon enough, a third of our workforce will comprise these young, […]
by Ali Hamilton In 2016, Prime Minister Theresa May announced that “if you believe you are a citizen of the world, you are a citizen of nowhere.” Less than three years later, the government was revoking the British citizenship of Islamic State recruit, Shamima Begum, leaving her effectively stateless. This has raised big questions in society […]
By Ali Hamilton With reports from National Geographic detailing that the impacts of climate change are worse than expected, it’s more important than ever to find long-term solutions. This is a challenge for us all, right now, but it will ultimately fall upon the shoulders of today’s youth to really carry out the changes and ideas […]
Xun, co-founder at GrowAlong Education, blogs about their work in promoting Global Citizenship at early years through developing international friendships between UK and Chinese children.
Teach First participant and Primary School teacher, Phoebe Rudgard, writes about three fantastic websites which use interactive maps to give us an insight into both the workings of the world and the things within it.