The Global Dimension blog has regular articles on teaching ideas and new resources to support the global dimension in the classroom.
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. 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. The Global Goals Logo and Icons Education for the SDGs 14 February 2016 Free seminar series How do we know it’s working? 21 January 2016 A new audit toolkit from RISC. What’s so special about Little Worm? 19 January 2016 A new children's book from New Internationalist. Global children’s literature from Tiny Owl 11 January 2016 An independent publishing company producing quality books for children. Amazonas Comics 29 October 2015 Explore the diversity of the rainforest! Global Poverty 101: Question everything 1 October 2015 Martin Kirk suggests two important questions students can ask to find out about global poverty. « First ‹ Previous 1 2 3 4 5 7 Next › Last »