Global Learning Programme

Developing a whole-school approach

Global learning has the greatest impact when it is embedded into as many aspects of school life as possible. This is called ‘taking a whole-school approach’.

Taking a whole-school approach to global learning involves:

How these different elements can work together is illustrated here.

Therefore using these different elements together will enable schools to achieve all aspects of the global learning pupil outcomes, relating to each key area of the Ofsted inspection framework and contributing to school improvement. 

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The GLP aims to create change on a whole-school level, and the programme has developed a number of tools to help schools recognise where and how they can embed global learning more deeply as they move through the programme. They are: 

Another useful source of information is a document detailing how to develop a whole-school approach to global learning. This document:

You can also view a number of case studies that outline the journey different schools have taken to develop their whole-school approach.