Global Learning Programme

Think Global Through Philosophy for Children [Duplicated] [Duplicated] [Duplicated] [Duplicated] [Duplicated]

23 Oct 2017 - 23 Oct 2017 | Wesham
Start: 04:00 , end: 06:00
Provider: Global Link development education centre
Cost £: 250 credits per school
Aims of the course:

To introduce teachers to critical thinking as a key global learning skill, focussing on the Philosophy for Children methdology

Expected outcomes of the course:

a). Greater recognition of the importance and effectiveness of teaching from a global perspective b) Greater understanding of the skills, values and concepts relating to the global dimension, focussing on critical thinking as a key skill c.) Increased confidence about introducing global learning concepts through critical thinking, in particular Philosophy for Children

Embedding global learning in your teaching:

Teachers will be able to identify opportunities for critical thinking and the global dimension across the school curriculum. The practical element of the course will increase their confidence and interest in a new methodology and make them more effective practitioners in this area.

Course aimed at:

KS2 and KS3

Curriculum subjects explored in this course:

Maths, English, Science, Geography, History, RS / RE, Citizenship, PSHE, MFL, DT, Music, Art, Drama

Content focus:

Curriculum development; Development of specific subject (i.e. Maths, English etc.) or curriculum area; Teaching and learning; Development of whole school ethos; Pupil behaviour and values



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Trainer details:

Anthony Finnerty worked 30 years as a teacher in a high school and Sixth Form College. He has now worked for Global LInk for 5 years as well as as an Education Consultant, supporting the teaching of RE in schools, which includes delivering training on cross-curricular SMSC.

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