Global Learning Programme

Global Learning in KS3 English

Time:
Start: 15:30 , end: 17:30
Provider: Global Link development education centre
Cost £: 200 credits per school
Aims of the course:

1. To think about ‘English’ Language and Literature from a global perspective and the role of the subject in promoting active, global citizens 2. To introduce teachers of English to the key concepts, skills and values of global learning and to reflect critically on the implications of this for teaching and learning in English 3. To develop practical ideas and approaches that embed global learning in reading, writing and speaking and listening activities in the classrooom

Expected outcomes of the course:

1. Be able to ‘think globally’ in their approach to their subject 2. Have increased their understanding of global learning and the importance of promoting global citizenship through teaching and learning in English 3. Have developed practical ideas for use in the classroom 4. Have increased confidence in planning activities that promote active global citizenship in their pupils

Embedding global learning in your teaching:

This course will develop teachers’ understanding of the knowledge, skills and values of global learning and its relevance to the English curriculum. It will give teachers practical lesson activities that map onto the English skill areas of reading, writing and speaking and listening and will build teachers’ confidence about how to approach other aspects of the English curriculum with a global learning focus.

Course aimed at:

KS3

Curriculum subjects explored in this course:

English

Format:

workshop

Maximum of participants:

16

Ratio of participants : trainers:

1:16

Trainer details:

The trainer is a qualified English and Drama teacher with over ten years of classroom experience. For the last six years she has worked as a theatre practitioner and trainer, exploring issues such as human rights, diversity and community cohesion in schools and communities in the UK and in various African countries. She has recently completed a PhD in Theatre in Education and Development, where her research investigated the potential of performance arts to promote global citizenship skills among primary school pupils in England and Uganda.

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