Global Learning Programme

How we see the world - critical learning through images

Start: 09.30 , end: 15.30
Provider: Lifeworlds Learning
Cost £: 50 credits per person
Aims of the course:

- to recognise the importance of the 'visual' in global learning and the power and influence that images have over our values, attitudes and behaviour in relation to development, sustainability and bigger than self issues. - to enhance the confidence of teachers to engage with the visual and encourage visual literacy within their school environment. - to provide teachers with a range of tools, techniques and principles for engaging the visual across the curriculum - to learn directly from award winning international development and environmental photographers, writers and educators. - to share sources of quality images and other visual media for global learning

Expected outcomes of the course:

Teachers will have greater confidence to engage critically and creatively with visual learning resources and techniques. They will understand why it is important to engage with the visual elements of learning, how visual elements help to engage learners and encourage critical thinking and knowledge development, and where to find quality images and support and ideas for using them.

Embedding global learning in your teaching:

Teachers will be enabled to engage in a range of core knowledge areas through being introduced to visual resources that deal with global issues. The tools and techniques used in the course will model dialogic, participatory and critical thinking skills essential for global learning and offer support for taking these back into their own setting. Reflective approaches using visual imagery as a stimulus will help teachers to engage with the values underpinning global learning.

Course aimed at:

KS2 and KS3

Curriculum subjects explored in this course:

Geography, History, RS, Citizenship, PSHE, Art, Drama



Maximum of participants:


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Trainer details:

Rob Bowden

Other information:

This course is designed as a single module within our GLP Cluster Community offer to schools (see for more information on this model. It can also be offered as a twilight/INSET for a school staff team by agreement with the organiser.

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