Global Learning Programme

Teaching about Development: Charity or Justice?

Provider: Cornwall Association for Development Education (CADE)
Cost £: 300 credits per school
Aims of the course:

To empower and support teachers to address development and globalisation issues in their classroom teaching at KS2 and KS3 levels

Expected outcomes of the course:

Participants will • have an understanding of different perspectives on development, poverty, charity and social justice • have ideas for learning activities in the classroom to explore global issues as part of their teaching in different curriculum areas • be able to develop children’s knowledge, skills and attitudes appropriate to the modern world • be aware of where to access materials and resources to support their teaching • feel confident in addressing development and sensitive global issues

Embedding global learning in your teaching:

It will increase their confidence in dealing with difficult and complex global issues. By making teachers aware of different views and aspects of development it will support their teaching in science, humanities and other curriculum areas while addressing globalisation and development, technology and progress, power and aid etc. The course will provide background understanding of issues affecting ‘developing countries’, and other nations including UK, such as poverty, social justice and charity. It will also cover climate change, the demand for resources, food security, gender and education and their influence on development issues.

Course aimed at:

KS2 and KS3

Curriculum subjects explored in this course:

Maths, Science, Geography, History, Citizenship, PSHE



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Trainer details:

The facilitator is a qualified and experienced teacher and trainer with a background in conservation and development

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