Global Learning Programme

An Introduction to Critical Skills - 2 twilights

Provider: Little Chatters
Cost £: 500 credits per school
Aims of the course:

Using tried and tested techniques from the critical skills programme, participants will explore the critical skills approach initially through self reflection and then through its applicability to Global learning and the development of life-long skills for pupils.

Expected outcomes of the course:

Participants will be introduced to the aims and purposes of the critical skills approach; take part in a variety of critical skills themed activities designed to encourage reflection and to actively engage pupils in global learning in the classroom; understand the value of critical skills to support life long learning and critical thinking.

Embedding global learning in your teaching:

The teaching techniques modelled will provide alternative and effective ways to engage students in global learning. This will include development of critical thinking skills such as encouraging students to solve challenging problems and working together in a supportive, collaborative learning environment. The course will model ways to deliver Global Learning through challenges and highlight the development of skills, values and attitudes which can be used across the curriculum.

Course aimed at:


Curriculum subjects explored in this course:

English, Geography, Citizenship, PSHE

Content focus:

Curriculum development; Teaching and learning; Pupil leadership; Pupil behaviour and values; This course can be tailored to the content focus the school specifies



Maximum of participants:


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Trainer details:

Gina Parker (Mullarkey) from Little Chatters (previous experience includes Cumbria DEC, primary teacher and outdoor educator). Registered Trainer for SAPERE (Level 3) , Teacher consultant for the Geographical Association and Registered trainer for the Global Teachers Award. Gina has been delivering CPD with a global citizenship dimension for nearly 15 years across the UK. Other linked CPD delivery has included; The Global Teachers Award, Philosophy for Children, School linking and Global Education in the Outdoors. P4C specialisms include: Philosophy for Children with SEN and P4C in the Outdoors. She has also written a variety of publications and contributed to 2 Silver GA Award winners.

Other information:

We also offer this course on a per person basis.

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