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Think Global’s 2018 Global Educator of the Year announced: Samantha Olubodun! 9 August 2018 Think Global are delighted to announce the winner of the 2018 Global Educator of the Year Award – Samantha Olubodun.  Train of hope by Franz Ferdinand Photography on Flickr Refugees welcome? 31 July 2018

Explore the news in class

Population: 7 billion people and counting… 31 July 2018

Teaching about world population issues.

Middle East 27 July 2018

Teaching ideas and useful links

Energy - Sources of Power: Solar Energy by UN Photo on Flickr.com Sustainable Energy 26 July 2018

How can more people worldwide get access to sustainable energy?

Coffee Handler with Beans from Coffee Cooperative by UN Photo on Flickr.com Co-operatives 26 July 2018

Teach about the co-operative movement.

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. 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 June 2018 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. 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. Europe Migration By Sea 2006 to 2014 by Views of the World blog Migrants lost at sea 20 April 2018

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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. 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 Elections UK 25 July 2017 Explore voting and democracy 1 2 3 4 Next › Last »