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  • Global Learning Programme

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    The Global Learning Programme will create a national network of like-minded schools, committed to equipping their students to make a positive contribution to a globalised world by helping their teachers to deliver effective teaching and learning about development and global issues at Key Stages 2 and 3. The HA is...

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  • The Global Learning Project

    31st March 2017

    Looking for resources about Brexit? It's happened! Article 50 was triggered on 29 March, setting in train the formal process of Britain leaving the European Union. We recommend you check out the Citizenship Foundation's website. They have created primary and secondary assembly resources - which can also be used as mini...

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  • The Global Learning Project

    29th January 2017

    Global Learning training courses Global Learning Project training courses are filling up fast this year, and they’re really pleased to have lots of engaged teachers signed up. The next start date for their 6-week online course Developing a Global Learning School is 28 February. Join fellow teachers online once a...

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  • Global Learning November 2016

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    1. Climate Change and Global Learning - New Key Stage 2 Activity Kit With the 2015 Paris Agreement, and the recent climate conference in Marrakech, climate action is high on the international agenda. This activity kit develops Key Stage 2 pupils’ understanding of the human impact of climate change, encouraging them...

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  • Global Goals

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    Mark the first anniversary of the Global Goals for Sustainable Development by using the free teaching resource provided by the Global Learning Programme (GLP). Together with the materials provided by the World’s Largest Lesson, this resource will help you engage your pupils by teaching them about the Global Goals, and more...

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  • GLP Expert Centre Newsletter

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    I’d like to welcome you to the Global Learning Programme and this first edition of the GLP Expert Centre eNewsletter. The GLP is designed to enable effective teaching and learning about development and global issues at Key Stages 2 and 3. Through your work in building and supporting your local...

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  • Global Learning July 2016

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    Wallplanners and posters If you've ordered one of GLP’s Global Wallplanners for the 2016-17 school year, it should be on its way to you now. If you haven't ordered yours yet, then do fill in this order form (they're free). Each wallplanner will also include their new Action-learning poster. This poster helps...

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  • Free Olympic-themed activities

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    Celebrate the start of the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio with your pupils by using the free teaching resource provided by the Global Learning Programme (GLP). Containing activities targeted at Key Stages 2 and 3 (ages 8–14) that support mathematics, English, geography, citizenship, SMSC and PSHE, this resource will...

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  • Teaching history and geography together in a meaningful way

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    This article explores some of the  ways history and geography can be taught side by side, so that the sum of the parts adds up to more than the original. How can we teach history with geography and vice  versa, to the benefit of both, while fulfilling the aims of...

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  • Global Learning Programme June Update

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    Free EU referendum guidance Develop pupils' critical thinking skills and values with this FREE guidance developed to support teaching around the EU referendum. Aimed at Key Stage 3 and the upper end of Key Stage 2, this resource offers materials that will encourage pupils to think about their place in the...

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  • Using Folktales, Myths and Legends

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    This resource was commissioned by the Historical Association to offer teachers an entry point into the new primary History curriculum using stories: folktales, myths and legends from the civilisations, communities and cultures of the statutory programmes of study. In this resource, pupils are encouraged to recall and retell stories orally,...

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  • Global Learning News

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    Migration & Global Learning - KS2 Resource There is a brand new Activity Kit this term for Key Stage 2 (ages 7-11), based on the theme of Migration. This topic is firmly in the international spotlight, with increased media attention on the "migrant crisis". It's an issue that affects our...

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  • History supporting global learning

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    Introduction I am the teaching head of a small village primary school, Hawkshead Esthwaite Primary, in Cumbria. We have, for the last year been one of the first Centres for Excellence for the Global Learning Programme (GLP).The GLP is a Department for International Development (DFID) initiative which began in September...

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  • Global Learning Update Winter 2015

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    Great images for global learning When the Global Learning Project asks teachers what they're looking for in a teaching resource their first response is usually that it has to be 'visual'. So they've provided some advice on where to find great images for global learning. There are pointers for good...

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  • GLP Update

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    The Global Learning Programme is now half way through its lifespan, and continues to grow. There are over 3,200 schools involved already. At present they are recruiting new Expert Centres so if you think your school could be involved you can find out more here... There are Global Learning Programmes...

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  • Global Learning Project Newsletter July 2015

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    Welcome to the July 2015 GLP eNewsletter. As the summer term draws to a close, GLP would like to thank you for your involvement with the GLP so far this year and look forward to continuing to support you from September. You may have already seen their new Women's World...

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  • Global Learning & British Values

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    The Global Learning Programme (GLP) has mapped the connections between British values and global learning through the perspectives of different subject disciplines to support the Ofsted guidance. In addition to this, and a breadth of additional curriculum and subject support materials, your school can access funding and training by registering...

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  • Global Learning Project - Hawkshead Primary

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    Hawkeshead Primary School in the Lake District is a small village school, with a teaching head. Yet they have gone to great pains to integrate the ideals of Global Learning into their curriculum. They are an Expert Centre, leading a team of 20 local schools - primary and secondary -...

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  • Global Learning Programme

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    The Global Learning Programme (GLP) is a ground-breaking new programme which will create a national network of like-minded schools, committed to equipping their students to make a positive contribution to a globalised world by helping their teachers to deliver effective teaching and learning about development and global issues at Key Stages 2...

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  • Global Learning & Critical Thinking

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    Critical thinking GLP-E aims: Young people will also develop the skills to interpret that knowledge in order to make judgements about global poverty. In this way they will be able to: think critically about global issues. The GLP has a strong focus on developing young people's knowledge and understanding of...

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