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Why introduce global learning in science?

23 February 2017

What is Global Learning?

Global learning is an approach to learning about development issues through recognising the importance of linking people’s lives throughout the world. It encourages critical examination of global issues and awareness of the impact that individuals can have on these.

Why incorporate global learning into science teaching?

The programme supports teachers to get their students learning about the challenges our world faces and think critically about how to deal with issues. Many global development issues are deeply entwined with science such as climate change, sustainability and agriculture. 

Don't miss out on funding, free training and resources

Find out how you can become part of the Global Learning Programme (GLP) network. Nearly 6000 schools are registered and there are 400 school-led GLP networks across the country – each supporting their schools with raising standards by incorporating a global element in their teaching. 

How to join your local GLP network 

Simply register your school for free as a GLP Partner School and we’ll put you in touch with the Expert Centre school leading a GLP network near you. Highlighted positively by Ofsted, the GLP also gives schools access to: 

  • up to £500-worth of funding* to support further training 
  • a personalised action plan 
  • curriculum and subject guidance 
  • an abundance of free online resources. 

Sign up today!

Free CPD - Engaging with 'British values' through a global perspective:

  • Dudley – on Wednesday 1 March 2017 at Woodside Community School and Little Bears Nursery, Highgate Road, Woodside, Dudley DY2 0SN
  • Telford – on Wednesday 1 March 2017 at the Ramada Hotel Telford Ironbridge: Forgegate, Telford Town Centre, Telford, Shropshire TF3 4NA
  • Essex – on Thursday 2 March 2017 at The Philip Morant School and College, Rembrandt Way, Colchester, Essex CO3 4QS
  • Matlock (Derbyshire) – on Thursday 2 March 2017 at The Whitworth Centre, Station Road, Darley Dale, Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 2EQ
  • Buckinghamshire – on Thursday 9 March 2017 at Ousedale School, Newport Pagnell Campus, The Grove, Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire MK16 OBJ
  • Leicester – on Wednesday 15 March 2017 at The Cedars Academy, Wanlip Lane, Birstall, Leicester LE4 4GH
  • North Somerset (off J20 of M5) – on Wednesday 5 April 2017 at Clevedon Community Centre, 2 Princes Road, Clevedon, North Somerset BS21 7SZ (near M5 Junction 20).
ASE is a contributor to a Global Learning Programme, funded by the Department for International Development. The programme consists of KS2 (7-9 years) and KS3 (11-14 years) resources to support the curriculum.