Think Global training opportunities

Here is a list of professional development opportunities from Think Global up to March 2016.  Click on the link for the details. 16 November 2015: Making sense of British Values (Salisbury) 19 November 2015: Moving from RRSA Level 1 to Level 2 (London) 19 November 2015: Climate Conference for Schools (London) 20 November 2015: Global Teachers Award Level 2…

The Geovation Challenge

The Ordnance Survey launches its 9th Geovation Challenge on Nov 25th and the team is on the lookout for bright ideas that can improve our relationship with water. The OS says: A water crisis that is fuelled by ever increasing challenges from the effects of climate change and phenomenally growing societies. A crisis of resilience and sustainability:…

Hampshire Conservation Volunteers

The Hampshire Conservation Volunteers are running a free woodland management course on 12th November at Chandler’s Ford 1000 to 1500).  Working with their Biodiversity Action Team, you can learn the skills of coppicing small trees such as hazel and hawthorn. And on Saturday 14th November, there’s a Sustainable Garden training course in Chippenham, Wiltshire (1030 to 1600)

News update from Think Global

Amy West, Programme Manager at Think Global, invites teachers to join a free, online twilight training session on Positive development stories for your classroom Wednesday 11th November 2015, 4.15pm-5.15pm: Monday 23 November 2015, 4.15pm-5.15pm: A lunchtime event: Migration – Thinking again, and Thinking critically 12-3pm, Thursday 12 November 2015, London Cheshire West and Chester Fairtrade Steering Group…

Is Global Learning for you?

The Global Learning Programme [GLP] describes global learning 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 GLP global learning encourages critical examination of global issues and an awareness of the impact…

2016 National Sustainable Schools Conference

The 2016 National Sustainable Schools Conference will be taking place on 2nd March in Leicester City Hall.  SEEd, the SSA and Leicester City Council are already looking forward to a conference which incorporates action learning workshops, expert keynote speakers, exclusive launches, and a full day of networking and learning for sustainability. The conference is open to anyone with an interest in education…

Kenya study visit

As part of an EU-funded project, Young People on the Global Stage, TIDE is leading a study visit to Kenya in February 2016. Working alongside teachers from Spain and Kenya, the study visit takes the form of a course which will offer a fresh view on international development, including big questions about poverty and wealth, food and hunger, and sustainable development. There will be…