Global Learning Programme

Start the Change: communications, connections and active global citizenship to counter radicalisation and extremism

20 Jan 2018 - 03 Feb 2018 | London
Start: 09:30 , end: 17:30
Provider: Think Global
Cost £: 500 credits per person
Aims of the course:

To support teachers to start up intercultural and peace-building initiatives with young people, aimed at preventing radicalization and developing sensitivity and mutual appreciation.

Expected outcomes of the course:

Teachers will be able to: - develop young people's resilience and empower them to find their identities and to value their needs and goals - support young people's development of empathy and engagement in active global citizenship - examine the important role that critical thinking and dialogue play in managing conflict, prejudice and discrimination - improve young people's understanding of the complex global world we live in, through topics such as media and social media literacy, interconnections and sustainable development - support young people to decide what action they want to take for social justice locally and globally - share ideas and best practice with other schools and teachers, some of who are taking part in a project to develop projects to build intercultural and peace-building initiatives in their schools

Embedding global learning in your teaching:

Teachers will be able to: - embed global learning principles of connection, critical thinking, open-mindedness and self-awareness across the whole school, as well as in individual curriculum areas - use creativity and dialogue to engage young people in global challenges to encourage action for social justice - use their knowledge of concepts of resilience, identity, empathy, critical thinking and dialogue to better manage conflict and discrimination in school

Course aimed at:

KS2 and KS3

Curriculum subjects explored in this course:

Geography, RS / RE, Citizenship, PSHE

Content focus:

Curriculum development; Teaching and learning; Leadership and management; Development of whole school ethos; Pupil leadership; Pupil behaviour and values



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Trainer details:

Kate Jones and Sarah Williams are experienced Think Global trainers with backgrounds in education for international development and youth work respectively.

Other information:

This is a two-day Saturday course with lunch included, along with all course materials and tuition.

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