Global Learning Programme

Storytelling for Global Learning

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

Increased understanding of the role of storytelling (geographical/contemporary/historical); Understanding of opportunities for stories linked to global poverty and development; Practical ideas for incorporating resources across the curriculum

Expected outcomes of the course:

Fresh ideas to bring diverse and contemporary stories into the curriculum; Increased confidence in teaching complex issues including poverty and development; Fun and engaging activity ideas for use in the classroom to challenge stereotypes and misconceptions; Reflection and discussion opportunities with colleagues; Develop curriculum planning to incorporate traditional stories (and using contemporary story props and resources)

Embedding global learning in your teaching:

Increased ability to critique the knowledge base and key concepts associated with education for a just and sustainable world; Increased understanding of challenging stereotypes and misconceptions; Reflect on teaching resources that use traditional stories and images; Enhanced understanding of the approaches to learning that promote critical literacy

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Curriculum subjects explored in this course:

Maths, English, Science, Geography, History, 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



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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 14 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:

Get in touch to discuss timings of training which would work best for your school. We are flexible and can deliver twilight sessions, half day session as well as full days.

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