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The Global Teacher Award Handbook
A handbook for teachers about Global Learning – includes an overview of the theory and practical ways of applying it in the classroom
This book is intended to support teachers who have done Level 1 of the Global Teacher Award CourseGlobal-Teacher-Award-Handbook-.pdf (61 downloads)
Global Dimension in the Social Sciences
This report is an overview of Global Learning in 13 EU members states, with a particular focus on its delivery in the Social Sciences.
The research for the report was done by Leeds DEC (UK), EDC (Latvia) and MONDO (Estonia).The-Global-Dimension-in-Social-Sciences.pdf (36 downloads)
Creating a Global Learning Charter gives schools the opportunity to spell out their commitment to Global Learning and involve the students in deciding how they want to implement it across the school. Below are 3 examples of how it has been done!ESNW-Cluster-Global-Charter.pdf Prince-Henrys-GLC.pdf Beeston-Primary-School.pdf
We have put together this short checklist, in partnership with schools across West Yorkshire, to help you make the most of Global Learning in school.
Photo credit : the Mumbai skyline, from our India photo pack
Dos-and-Donts-for-quality-Global-Learning.pdf (447 downloads)
First Steps to assessing Global Learning
What is good global learning and how do we know whether our teaching is having the impact we intended? “First Steps in Assessing Global Learning” is an essential guide for all teachers to evaluate the effectiveness, impact and quality of Global Learning in order to improve the learning process.
Photo credit: The Fairtrade Foundation
Lindley Infant School used chocolate making as a way to introduce the children to Enterprise skills and Fairtrade. Click on the download below to see their short and medium term planning.
Stories, independent research and superheros are used to teach children to Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and about the benefits of Fairtrade. The download will enable you to see Lindley Infant’s short and medium term plans.
This project was developed by the Equalities and Entitlement Team, Children’s Services, Leeds City Council to raise attainment of Pakistani and Bangladeshi heritage pupils in Leeds Primary schools. Research shows that valuing pupils’ cultural heritage and using it to make the curriculum more relevant leads to greater engagement in learning and consequently improves learning outcomes.
Secret-Garden-Islamic-heritage-KS2.zip (513 downloads)
These 2 activities are taken from Leeds DECs Just Linking resource. They are designed to help children question assumptions, recognise bias and encourage critical thinking and visual literacy.
Media-Literacy-Lesson-2.pdf (376 downloads)
Ideal for upper KS2 or KS3, this activity is a perfect way to introduce any topic relating to the continent of Africa. Pupils are given a handout with the outline of Africa and then taken through a powerpoint showing the outlines of other countries. Pupils have to draw how big they think they are in relation to the size of Africa. All is revealed at the end! Designed to counter generalisations of Africa as a country and give pupils geographical perspective.How-big-is-Africa-lesson.pptx (386 downloads) Africa-outline.pdf (365 downloads)
Practical classroom activities for KS2 and KS3 which explore a range of themes including Toys, Food Security, Active Citizenship, Global Cities, Education and the value of money in different cultures.DE-Study-Materials-Guide.pdf
This activity is taken from Leeds DECs The Global Teacher resource. It is designed to introduce students to the idea of trade through a role-play task of bartering. Pupils will be challenged to see the connection between economic constraints and the effects they have on the livelihood of people across the globe.
Kenya-Trade-Case-Study-Flowers-Activity1.pdf (375 downloads) Kenya-flower-activity1.pdf (370 downloads)
Calculating our Global Footprints, for Maths teachers
Part of a cross curricular resource on climate change (English, Maths, History and Spanish.) How big is your classes footprint? This lesson will enable your students to: Calculate individual global footprint, Use the data to calculate how much CO2, how many planets, or how many acres you consume, Plot the data using bar graph, stem and leaf plot, Find the range, the outliers, the mean, mode and median and the standard deviation, Discuss the data in terms of educating the public on these issues.Maths-Global-Footprint.pptx (31 downloads)
Math-resource-v2.pdf (70 downloads)
Score-cards-9-per-sheet.pdf (34 downloads)
Contains a range of classroom activities for RE, Geography, English and Citizenship.
Suitable for KS 3 and KS4
Practical classroom activities on a range of topics including:
- The value of money in different countries
- Political participation
- Urbanisation and Migration
- Toys and Fairy Tales
- Food and food security
- Afghanistan – conflict and development
With Case Studies from Africa, Latin America, South and South East Asia
If you’d like a hard copy of the pack, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Produced by our partners in Latvia and Estonia DE-Study-Materials-Guide.pdf
History of Human Rights, for History or Citizenship teachers
Part of a cross curricular resource on climate change (English, Maths, History and Spanish.) Chart the history of human rights from Persian rulers and the Magna Carta to the United Nations. Includes a time line activity and student reflection tool. Students will have considered the evolution of Human Rights, understand the roles leaders and citizens play in the evolution and reflect on the relationship between rules and rights.
This powerpoint outlines the types of food insecurity people suffer and details the factors that affect food security.Foodsecurity-update.pptx
Part of a cross curricular resource on climate change (English, Maths, History and Spanish.) This visual and practical resource can be used for a half term’s work. Students will be able to identify environmental and social impacts of climate change in Spanish. Students will be able to use simple sentence structures to explain environmental and social impacts of climate change through the presentation of a country specific poster.Spanish-resource-v2.pdf (462 downloads) Spanish-PowerPoint.pptx (457 downloads) Spanish-worksheets.pdf (424 downloads)
This English resource is part of a series reflecting on climate change. The Maths and History resources are in the Premium Resources section (free to sign up for on the Homepage.) “As an English teacher I feel confident saying that this would make a great English lesson. I would use it at GCSE to help prepare for the reading paper. It could also be used at year 9 with a bright class.” Teacher at Roundhay SchoolEnglish-resource-v2.pdf (323 downloads) English-Critical-Literacy.pptx (277 downloads) English-Who-to-believe-worksheets.pdf (448 downloads)