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GEYA 2018 Meet the 2018 finalists of our Global Educator of the Year Awards 9 July 2018 We are delighted to announce the three finalists for our Global Educator of the Year Award 2018. We will be announcing the winner at a special event on Friday 13 July at City Hall. Think Global’s Diversity Today Award 1 June 2018 Think Global’s Start the Change programme is collaborating with NASUWT’s Arts and Minds to run a UK wide art competition. NASUWT has been running this art competition for over 10 years, with the aim of celebrating cultural diversity. GEYA 2018 GLOBAL EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR 2018 14 March 2018 Could a teacher at your school be the 2018 Global Educator of the Year? Think Global are opening up nominations for this years awards and we're looking for educators who have found creative ways to engage young people in global learning and inspired students to take action on a global issue. Global days 2018-19 Global Wallplanner is launched! 14 March 2018 Plan ahead for global learning. uganda-workshop_LRTT Fellowship opportunity 14 November 2017 LRTT are currently recruiting qualified teachers to join their Fellowships and spend 3-4 weeks in summer 2018 in countries across Asia, Africa and South America sharing ideas and training teachers. Armathwaite Primary school Bring the world to your classroom 3 November 2017 Join Think Global's Spring term online course and gain in confidence in delivering global learning in your school. A slum around the UNHCR-government run camp of Kutupalong which existed before the current crisis.. Photo credit: EU/ECHO/Pierre Prakash Rohingya Crisis 27 October 2017 Due to violence in Myanmar, more than 600,000 Rohingya people have been forced to flee to Bangladesh. Find links to new teaching resources to explore the crisis in your classroom. SMSC course activity Join our SMSC course 20 October 2017 Our SMSC training course is taking place in London on Friday 24 November and will enable teachers to use a range of global learning resources to support SMSC . Palace_of_Westminster,_London Development Education consultation 20 September 2017 The Department for International Development are consulting on the design of a new programme for development education. Students participate in Start the Change research New residential course 14 September 2017 Join Think Global on a new residential course aimed at preventing radicalisation and developing sensitivity and mutual appreciation. World's Largest Lesson logo World’s Largest Lesson is back 30 August 2017 World’s Largest Lesson starts on the 18th September with a focus on the impact of food choices on the Goals. Students participate in Send My Friend to School Send My Friend to School 28 August 2017 2017 is the year that world leaders can translate their words into action and commit to funding education for all. Join the campaign General Election UK 2 May 2017 Explore voting and democracy Child with globe and pointer Sign up to our training 24 April 2017 Support for developing global learning Global Educator of the Year Award 2017 logo Global Educator Award 2017 22 March 2017 Nominations now closed. East Africa Crisis Bukayo Molu waiting inside a hand dugout well © David Mutua, CAFOD/Caritas Marsabit East Africa Crisis 21 March 2017 Infomation & teaching resources Unfurling fern sprouts by Thomas James Caldwell on used under a Creative Commons Licence Help us to Start The Change! 20 February 2017 New project exploring complex issues Smart Energy Competition image Smart energy competition 1 February 2017 Join this inter-school competition! Training blackboard image Think Global Teacher CPD 27 January 2017 Our courses for 2016/2017 Ethical shop banner A fair festive season? 20 October 2016 Shop ethically with Think Global 1 2 3 4 Next › Last »