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The Global Dimension blog has regular articles on teaching ideas and new resources to support the global dimension in the classroom.
Fashion Revolution logo Use fashion to engage young people 23 March 2017 Nikki Mattei from Fashion Revolution introduces their campaign and educational resources calling for greater transparency in the fashion industry. Thinking Global Acting Local, pupils at Hawkstone Primary School, South Africa Thinking Global, Acting Local 15 March 2017 Luke Wynne, Head of Youth and Schools at Global Action Plan, explains how the organisation is helping young people to make positive changes. Teacher shortage infographic from UNESCO Global teacher recruitment 16 February 2017 Gareth Thyer-Jones, Managing Director of Talented Teacher Jobs, considers the reasons behind the global shortage of teachers. School Show The Love Show the Love 31 January 2017 Kate Jones from the Climate Coalition encourages primary schools and teachers to get creative about climate change this Valentine's Day. Using animals to tell stories Using animals to tell stories of conflict and peace 17 January 2017 Isy Mead, Head of Learning at The Story Museum in Oxford, introduces a new set of film-based primary resources to support study of the First World War through new global perspectives – and animals! Tackling global problems - student looking through a microscope Tackling global problems using science 9 January 2017 Clare Harvey, Education Outreach Manager at The Royal Society, presents a set of new, free teaching resources which support students in using science to solve real-world problems. Blue moment Beating the Blues 16 December 2016 Cathy Denford is Artistic Director of Risky Things theatre & film. Here she writes about their educational film Blue Moment and explains how it can be used in the secondary classroom. Learners at Awra Amba Using The Awra Amba Experience to teach Human Rights 8 December 2016 Serdar Ferit and Paulina Tervo are two Co-founders of Lyfta, a digital storytelling platform. In this blog they introduce the Ethiopian village of Awra Amba and show how its story can be used to teach about human rights. Using documentary film in the classroom to bring Malala’s cause to life 8 November 2016 Hazel Falck is Project Coordinator for Doc Academy, which aims to encourage the use of documentary film within formal learning in UK schools. Here she presents a set of new teaching resources exploring the 2015 feature-length documentary about Malala Yousafzai. Picnic in Bolivia World Food Day 11 October 2016 Victoria Ahmed works in CAFOD’s education team. In this blog she shares stories from Bolivia and resources for schools to explore links between food and climate for World Food Day 2016. Earthquakes and their impact 26 September 2016 Helen Davis from the British Red Cross explains the inspiration behind their new resource Natural disasters: earthquakes. Help Brian Cox prove climate change is real! 25 August 2016 SMSC, global learning and the Maths curriculum. Susan Kambalu Bringing the new GCSE Religious Studies curriculum to life 22 August 2016 Susan Kambalu is CAFOD’s Secondary School INSET Coordinator. In this blog she explains how she has worked with teachers to share a global dimension of the new Religious Studies GCSE. Photo of a class group of school children with Traidcraft products Show You Care about fair trade… with a Traidcraft Breakfast Club! 18 August 2016 Caroline Hardaker is the Schools Co-ordinator at Traidcraft, and she writes here to tell you about how easy it is to integrate Breakfast Clubs and fair trade, and all the while learning about world culture. Earth Entrepreneurs Earth Entrepreneurs 16 June 2016 Primary teacher Stella Astill explains how her class have been exploring global and ‘eco’ issues, and have raised funds for good causes. Child with globe and pointer Global learning and SMSC 8 June 2016 Join us for a one-day workshop The Global Goals Logo and Icons The SDGs and Global Skills 2 June 2016 Final one of our free seminar series Send My Friend to School logo Send My Friend 2016 22 April 2016 Teresa-Rae Morton from the Global Campaign for Education UK introduces this year's focus for Send My Friend to School. Think Global training 16 March 2016 Bring the world into your classroom and inspire students and colleagues about global issues. Think Global provides high quality CPD for education practitioners to engage schools in Global Learning. Going nuts for fair trade! 29 February 2016 A range of nutty teaching resources from Liberation Nuts. 1 2 3 5 Next › Last »