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World Toilet Day 2017 10 November 2017

World Toilet Day is promoted annually by the United Nations on 19 November to raise awareness and inspire action about improving sanitation worldwide. World Toilet Day is part of the campaign for the world to reach Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6, Global Goal 6, by 2030: ‘Ensure access to water and sanitation for all’, by making sure everyone has access to a safely-managed household toilet.

World Cities Day 2017 26 October 2017

World Cities Day is on 31 October. The general theme of World Cities Day is ‘Better City, Better Life’, while each year a different sub-theme is selected, to either promote successes of urbanisation, or address specific challenges resulting from urbanisation.

World Food Day 2017 06 October 2017

World Food Day 2017 is on 16 October. This year its theme is changing the future of migration by investing in food security and rural migration.

Positive approaches to diversity and difference 04 October 2017

22 October marks the beginning of One World Week where, this year, communities across the UK are being invited to consider how we can be ‘good neighbours’ locally and globally. This is not just about being quiet and unobtrusive, it is also about countering xenophobia, extremism and hate.

International Literacy Day (8 September) 07 September 2017

The Global Learning Programme (GLP) offers useful teaching resources, background reading and CPD to help you engage your pupils with International Literacy Day.

Extension of the GLP to summer 2018 07 September 2017

We are delighted to let you know that the GLP has been extended to summer 2018.

Free events showcasing global learning in your area 29 June 2017

Following four years of successful global learning activity in thousands of schools across the country, the Global Learning Programme (GLP) is delighted to invite you to a series of regional events showcasing global learning and led by local schools.

Free resource to engage your pupils during Refugee Week 21 June 2017

Monday 19 June is World Refugee Day, which marks the start of Refugee Week 2017.

Help your pupils engage with sustainability and the environment 21 June 2017

Following this year’s World's Environment Day, we’ve collated a selection of resources and CPD to support your teaching around environmental issues and sustainability.

Responding to the crisis in Syria 21 June 2017

Many schools are continuing to respond to the ongoing crisis in Syria through a range of activities within the classroom, school assemblies and various extra-curricula activities.