Global Learning Programme

Facilitating Learning for Sustainability

15 Feb 2018 - 16 Feb 2018 |
Start: 09:00 , end: 17:00
Provider: SEEd
Cost £: 500 credits per person
Aims of the course:

To provide teachers with the techniques and background to feel confident in undertaking education and global citizenship teaching and community engagement ( both in school and with the community). In particular it will focus on participatory approaches to encourage students to develop their own projects in school and in the community.

Expected outcomes of the course:

• Learn about learning for sustainability • Learn about leading change - in school and in community • Learn how to design participatory approaches for sustainability and global learning • Develop your own action learning project - supported after the course by SEEd • Design and implement facilitated events or workshops for students, colleagues or community • Learn how to train students for their action learning projects for sustainability and global learning • Facilitate groups for learning, creativity, change, and collaborative working

Embedding global learning in your teaching:

• design and implement better and more motivational global learning and sustainability projects • model education for sustainability and global learning techniques in everything they do • better engage students in global learning and sustainability • develop more integrated approaches to citizenship and PSHE/SMSC through sustainability and global learning • develop a broad and balanced school curriculum

Course aimed at:

KS2 and KS3

Curriculum subjects explored in this course:

Maths, English, Science, Geography, Citizenship, PSHE

Content focus:

Teaching and learning; Leadership and management; Development of whole school ethos; Pupil leadership



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Trainer details:

Ann Finlayson, SEEd is known as one of the best facilitators and experienced educators in ESD in the UK. She is an award winning evaluation expert and was a classroom teacher for 8 years, and a teacher educator for over 20! As the Commissioner for Education for the Sustainable Development Commission, she facilitated workshops within government departments and with senior officials. Doug Hulyer is an environmentalist, educator, independent advisor, writer and artist. Chair of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site and Vice-president of Surrey Wildlife Trust (including delivery of one of the first educational nature reserves in the UK at Nower Wood, Surrey). One of the founders of the Real World Learning Campaign; BBC Breathing Places; Chair of Defra Education and Public Understanding group, Project Director for London Wetland Centre, Barnes. Formerly Director with Wetlands and Wildfowl Trust, Board Member of English Nature and then Natural England (2002 - 2014)

Other information:

There will be an online action learning feedback session after 9 weeks for all participants with support from the facilitators during the action learning phase.

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