Global learning can be described as an approach to learning about international development through recognising the importance of linking people’s lives throughout the world. There are several definitions of the term ‘global learning’ and ‘development education’. In the context of the Global Learning Programme, global learning encourages critical examination of global issues and an awareness of the impact that individuals can have on them.
Schools participating in global learning recognise the impact that knowledge and understanding of development can bring to pupils’ learning across the curriculum.
Global learning supports the long-term development and success of pupils, by enhancing their critical thinking skills and boosting their relationships with peers.
Incorporating a global element into teaching across the curriculum can help schools to:
The GLP gives teachers a fully supported way to embed global learning into their teaching. It helps them teach pupils about the challenges our world faces and think critically about how to deal with issues such as poverty, inequality and sustainability.
Thousands of GLP schools across the country are already experiencing the positive impact that global learning can have on pupils’ engagement, knowledge, skills and values.
Give your school access to all that the GLP has to offer by registering for free today.