Global Learning Programme

Global Learning with a focus on Environmental Sustainability

Time:
Start: 09:00 , end: 16:00
Provider: 18 Hours Events and Education
Cost £: 500 credits per school
Aims of the course:

Develop new approaches to teaching about the environment with increased understanding and expertise to critique practice and educational materials.

Expected outcomes of the course:

Increased confidence and understanding of the environment; Increased ability to critique the knowledge base and key concepts associated with education for a just and sustainable world; Reflection on practical teaching resources; Enhanced understanding of priorities and approaches to environmental sustainability around the world; Practical ideas for incorporating resources across the curriculum

Embedding global learning in your teaching:

Fresh ideas to move beyond recycling; Increased confidence in teaching complex issues; Fun and engaging activities for use in the classroom to introduce wider environmental concepts, both local and global; Reflection and discussion opportunities with colleagues; Develop curriculum planning to embed environmental sustainability across the curriculum

Course aimed at:

KS2

Curriculum subjects explored in this course:

English, Science, Geography, RS / RE, Citizenship, PSHE, DT, Art, Drama

Content focus:

Curriculum development; Teaching and learning; Leadership and management; Development of whole school ethos; Pupil leadership; Helping schools work with the wider community; Pupil behaviour and values; This course can be tailored to the content focus the school specifies

Format:

Workshop

Maximum of participants:

40

Ratio of participants : trainers:

1:20

Trainer details:

Mandy Curtis: PhD Human Geography, PGCE Primary Education, BA (Hons) History of Art and Archaeology Asia and Africa, accredited Global Teacher Award Trainer. Mandy has taught for 20 years and worked in a DEC since 2000. Ruth England: PGCert Education for Sustainability, PGCE Post Compulsory Education, BA Hons Fine Art, accredited Connecting Classrooms Trainer. Ruth has delivered training for 13 years and worked in a DEC for ten years. Mandy and Ruth have delivered training in schools together for seven years. They have delivered similar courses to whole school staff teams in Sussex as well as delivering key note talks and workshops at numerous conferences and events.

Other information:

Courses can be tailored in terms of timing and specific needs of the school, for example, three twilight sessions, two half day sessions. Get in touch to discuss your school requirements with us.

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