Global Learning Programme

Take part in British Science Week with the GLP

British Science Week (10–19 March 2017) is the largest UK-wide celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths. 

So why not take part and support your science teaching with some of these resources brought to you by the Global Learning Programme (GLP)?

There is a lot more going on in British Science Week (BSW), for example:

From Oxfam:

From Practical Action:

From the Centre for Alternative Technology:

 GLP-approved CPD

Our CPD Calendar offers a wide variety of courses that you can attend for free with your GLP e-credits.* Don’t forget to use the filters to find CPD that meets your school’s needs.

You could book on the Global Science course delivered by Cumbria DEC on 6 June 2017, which looks at ways to encourage children to discuss critically and question scientific and technological advances in a fast-changing world. The course is targeted at teachers of KS1 and 2.

Do you wish to deepen your pupils’ knowledge of sustainability? Then you could look into the course on Outdoor learning and sustainability from Alban TSA on 24 May in Harpenden. For more flexible courses in your area at a time that suit you, take a look at:

Or you could use your e-credits* to start your school on the road to becoming an ‘Eco-School’ with flexible courses offered by Get a little greener. This provider offers an introduction to Eco-Schools twilight, a half-day INSET workshop, or an Eco-Schools personal in-school support for one term, and the contents can be tailored to your school’s needs. DEC South Yorkshire also offers a course on Developing yourself as an Eco-School on 2 March in Sheffield.


*The GLP is funded by the UK government. All schools can join the programme, but funding is only available to Key Stages 2 and 3 in state schools in England.