Global Learning Programme

Literacy, Big Issues and Global Learning

Start: 09:00 , end: 17:00
Provider: Lifeworlds Learning
Cost £: 500 credits per school
Aims of the course:

- to demonstrate how using bigger than self issues (global issues) can provide meaningful global learning through core curriculum work around literacy. - to support teachers to develop critical literacy skills essential for understanding the world and global learning. - to build confidence among teachers to engage in complex global learning issues exploring perspectives and working with a variety of global learning skills and values.

Expected outcomes of the course:

- Teachers will feel more confident to use bigger than self issues as a stimulus to global learning. - Teachers will develop the skills and understanding to address global learning through literacy work with learners. - Teachers will acquire a range of useful tools and ideas to apply global learning in literacy. - Teachers will have considered a range of bigger than self issues as a stimuli to global learning and literacy.

Embedding global learning in your teaching:

The course should help teachers to identify opportunities to more closely integrate global learning (understanding, skills and values) into their mainstream curriculum work around literacy. In particular it will support them to become more critically literate and to be aware of a range of resources and ideas that are available to support them in this.

Course aimed at:


Curriculum subjects explored in this course:

Maths, English, Science, Geography, History, Citizenship, PSHE, DT, Art

Content focus:

Development of specific subject (i.e. Maths, English etc.) or curriculum area; Teaching and learning; Pupil leadership; This course can be tailored to the content focus the school specifies


team-teaching sessions with peer review and staff twilight

Maximum of participants:


Ratio of participants : trainers:


Trainer details:

Rob Bowden and/or Rosie Wilson

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