Training & Workshops

We pride ourselves on quality and inspirational delivery that makes connections between global issues and local contexts. Please contact us to discuss variations or further requirements.

Bespoke Global Learning and Development Education training designed to your specification also available.

Please choose from:

All of our CPD for Schools

Active and Global Citizenship
3 x 1/2 days or 2 x 1/2 days condensed.

This unique global citizenship course is designed to enable TAs and HLTAs to plan, promote and deliver global citizenship in their schools. The training will provide understanding of global learning, experience of practical activities, information about resources and ongoing mentoring for classroom practise. All participants receive free Country Collection loans in between training days to try out activities.

Training consists of 3 morning sessions over 1 or 2 terms and covers;

  • Global citizenship & its contribution to achieving Every Child Matters.
  • Multicultural Britain and working with communities.
  • School Awards, celebrating whole schools achievements with global dimension and global citizenship.

£120 per person to cover the whole course (or £90 for condensed course).

Reduced rates for second and subsequent TA/HLTA from same school.

Begin at the Beginning
1 day (suitable for Children’s Centres)

The workshop will be based around practical activities introduced through stories, artefacts and craft. Practitioners will find the hands on day immensely useful as a starting point for global education and global citizenship in the Early Years/Foundation Stage setting. Includes a handbook and opportunity to borrow GLADE’s Early Years and Global Literacy collections.

£45 each for minimum of 10 participants.

Bringing the World to Somerset Schools (a taster workshop for Governors)
After school twilight (can be condensed)

This workshop begins to examine the basis for increasing delivery of global learning in schools, through the curriculum and school ethos. Links with be made with current Government strategies and plans for the future. Governors will also have an opportunity to increase their own understanding of the Global Dimension through activities.

£90 for Governors meeting.

Child Rights and Global Citizenship (KS1 & 2)
1 day.

Every Child Matters and The Children’s Plan place responsibility on schools to make England a better place for children to grow up in. This workshop will help schools identify opportunities where Convention of the Rights of the Child (CRC) can contribute to inclusion and community cohesion in the school and bring a values’ framework to your curriculum.

Teachers will gain practical ideas and activities for including CRC in the curriculum and giving children more responsibilities in issues that affect them.

Citizenship and PSHE at KS3 & 4 (Open your eyes to the world)
Needs content!
Community Cohesion and Involvement (Building educational relationships with your communities)
3 x after school twilights.

Community cohesion & involvement will be approached through the context of the global curriculum, school linking and the underpinning ethos and values of schools. The course is participatory in nature with opportunities for reflection on learning and time to apply learning to their educational context and classroom practice. Participants are offered free loan of a GLADE Country Collection to put learning into practice in their classroom.

£400 for complete course bought-in by 1 school.

Contact us for pricing on a shorter course or for cost-saving with additional schools.

Community Cohesion and the Global Curriculum
1 day.

The world needs young people who understand and appreciate others from different backgrounds, and who have a sense of shared values.  This workshop looks at ways a global curriculum can lead to greater understanding of our own country which is diverse in terms of culture, religions or beliefs, ethnicities and social backgrounds.

£400 as buy-in by 1 school.

Contact us for a cost-sharing option for additional schools.

Community Cohesion through a School Link
1 day.

The world needs young people who understand diversity, fairness and equality in local, national and global contexts. This workshop looks at how a school link can be one vehicle for achieving this through identifying opportunities and activities for teaching and learning.

£400 as buy-in by 1 school.

Contact us for cost-sharing option for additional schools.

Design and Technology for Global Learning (KS1 & 2)
1 day.

Practical design and make activities are a great way of providing opportunities for global learning and developing reflective & critical thinking skills. This workshop provides a range of hands on activities and ideas to bring global learning into designing and making.

Educating for a Global Future (KS3 & 4)
Half day or 2 twilights for up to 4 curriculum areas.

Professional development training for secondary teachers. This training-based curriculum development will help bring reflective learning to the curriculum. Provision includes course materials, training & follow up mentoring for curriculum development for global education and reflective learning, inclusive loan of GLADE Country Collections, Themed Collections or Global Topic Boxes.

£350 for bookings made during Spring term.

Explore the World (using Country Collections)
Twilight/series of twilights.

An informal and practical session to familiarise you with a specific country collection held at GLADE. Activities and information will lead you to explore the country through everyday items, photos and experiences of daily life. There will be opportunities to prepare for a link with the focus country.

£40 per person.

Minimum numbers required.

Fairtrade in your School
Half day.

A workshop aimed at those who want to bring Fairtrade into the ethos of their school, and increase delivery of trade justice issues through the curriculum.

The workshop aims to reassure and inspire those who are thinking of applying the Fairtrade School Award, and those already working towards it and those looking for ideas to renew their status. It will provide opportunities to share ideas on how to work more closely with local Fairtrade community groups as well as ideas for the curriculum.

There are a small number of follow up workshops with pupils available for workshop attendees during Fairtrade Fortnight.

Global Crafts (All 7 Workshops)
Course of 7 half days or available as 7 stand alone half day workshops.

£300 per person for complete course of 7 workshops.

Global Craft - Adinkra Printing
Half day.

Adinkra printing from Ghana; symbols play an important part in this printing technique. Practical design and make printing activity put into the context of daily life in Ghana.

£60 per person.

2nd and subsequent persons from same school £40 each (small additional charge for materials).

Global Craft - Applique Flags of the Fante People
Half day.

Appliqué with inspiration from flags of the Fante people of West Africa during this practical workshop.

£60 per person.

2nd and subsequent persons from same school £40 each (small additional charge for materials).

Global Craft - Beadmaking
Half day.

Bead making inspired by West Africa; re-using & recycling for beads. Practical design and make workshop with activities to put beadmaking into context of daily life in West Africa.

£60 per person.

2nd and subsequent persons from same school £40 each (small additional charge for materials).

Global Craft - Block Printing (India and Bangladesh)
Half day.

Bead making inspired by West Africa; re-using & recycling for beads. Practical design and make workshop with activities to put beadmaking into context of daily life in West Africa.

£60 per person.

2nd and subsequent persons from same school £40 each (small additional charge for materials).

Global Craft - Rangoli
Half day.

Practical workshops to create traditional folk art patterns and designs drawing inspiration from India. Activities included that puts these designs into context of daily life in India.

£60 per person.

2nd and subsequent persons from same school £40 each (small additional charge for materials).

Global Craft - Tie Dye from the Gambia
Half day.

Tie dye from the Gambia; find out how the intricate patterns are formed in this practical workshop. Activities include daily life of women involved in tie dying.

£60 per person.

2nd and subsequent persons from same school £40 each (small additional charge for materials).

Global Craft - Wire Toys (all of Africa)
Half day.

Block printing from across India & Bangladesh; repeat patterns and borders form the basis of this practical design and printing workshop. Activities included to explore daily lives of people involved in printing.

£60 per person.

2nd and subsequent persons from same school £40 each (small additional charge for materials).

Global Focus Weeks
2 twilights.

Global Focus weeks are a creative and exciting way to explore global citizenship.

The workshop will look at:

  • Planning ahead – how to make your global focus week successful, including resources and visitors
  • Making the most of the week – how to ensure effective learning, working with people
  • Afterwards – celebrate and share successes, potential tie-ins with the existing curriculum

A Good Practice guidance publication will be available for participants at the workshop.

Globalising Art and Design (KS3 & 4)
1/2 day or 2 twilights.

Explore how individuals, communities and cultures are shaped by others locally and globally. Become familiar with GLADE’s global collections and how you can make better use of them within Art & Design.

Includes Global Dimension to Art handbook.

Global Gardens
1 day followed by mentoring & ½ day pupil conference.

Training course for teachers and HLTAs/TAs and curriculum project for KS1-4 that makes connections between children’s rights and local & global food issues.

Post-training support includes:

  • Free loan of GLADE Country Collection for use during delivery of Global Gardens in the classroom.
  • Phone/email mentoring to enable teachers to embed the global dimension in the curriculum.
  • GLADE delivery of ½ day conference for pupils on a related global food issue.
  • Guidance on involving your overseas partnership school in Global Gardens class work.

Guideline cost: £2050

Global Learning Resources for the Secondary Curriculum
After school twilight.

The session offers an overview of current teaching resources with a global perspective for secondary teachers, on Citizenship, English, PSHE, R.E. and Geography, with ideas highlighted for you to use in your own school.

£40 per person.

Global Resources for MFL (Intercultural Understanding)
Twilight.

A workshop to identify opportunities and activities for raising teachers confidence, capability and enthusiasm for delivering languages at primary level. It will draw on GLADE’s expertise in delivering creativity and innovation in the curriculum, to bring language alive in the classroom.

Global Science (KS2 & 3)
Opportunities for excellence & innovation within science lessons.Using global resources and artefacts, bring science alive in the classroom.

Identify global learning opportunities for pupils to make connections between science and the quality of life for everyone.

Inspirational Maths with a Global Angle (KS1 & 2)
KS1 & 2 teachers and support staff who want inspiration and practical ideas, to help them to gain confidence in embedding the global dimension into numeracy and Maths lessons.
Introducing Makutano Junction (KS2 & 3 or KS3 & 4)
1 day or 3 twilights.

Makutano Junction is a Kenyan produced TV soap opera. Set in a fictional Kenyan village, it follows the loves and lives of a colourful cast; comedy, corruption, tragedy – it’s all in there! This workshop puts the soap opera into context and provides guidance on how use and devise lesson activities (for crossphase working KS2&3 or with a focus on KS3&4) based around the Kenyan soap opera Makutano Junction.

Linking for Learning
1 day.

Workshop for schools & their Governors.

Find out about the practicalities of running an educational school partnership & how to devise joint curriculum projects.  For schools with existing partnerships, who would like to move forward in embedding the partnership in the curriculum.

Contact us for an option to run this with overseas visitors present. 

Preparing for a School Link
Twilight.

A twilight workshop with support and advice on preparing for a link, finding a partner & starting a school link. Opportunities to view linking profiles from school from overseas available on request.

£150 for single school buy-in.

Or £25 per person for individual schools, minimum number required.

Preparing for Fairtrade Fortnight
After school twilight.

A workshop aimed at those who want to bring Fairtrade into the ethos of their school and increase delivery of trade justice issues through the curriculum. We look at opportunities for activities during Fairtrade Fortnight. There are a small number of follow up workshops led by GLADE available during Fairtrade Fortnight with pupils.

Rights Respecting Global Citizens
Half day followed by 5 twilights (or 1 day followed by 4 twilights).

Training course & mentoring support for schools working towards Rights Respecting School award and those wanting to increase whole school approach to Child Rights & Responsibilities.

Course includes training, mentoring and loans of GLADE Country Collections, Themed Collections & Global Topic Boxes.

Guideline cost: £3450

Suitable for clusters and partnerships of schools to share costs. Cost includes ½ day pupil voice conference for up to 50 pupils.

School & Millennium Development Goals
Half day.

An activity-based workshop to enable you to learn about the MDGs and how they can be connected with the curriculum.  We will also investigate the work of charities and look at fundraising and campaigning as an action for global citizenship.

£60 per person.

Minimum numbers required. 

Study Visit CPD Course (to Ghana, Nigeria, or Zambia)
2 day pre-visit training; 10 day in-country visit; twilight debrief; 1 day post-visit training.

Find out about real development issues and undertake global learning whilst experiencing everyday life in Ghana, Nigeria or Zambia.

Supported pre-visit training and post-visit professional development includes:

  • Practicalities of visiting a developing country.
  • Educational preparation for visiting a school in Ghana, Nigeria, Zambia.
  • Identifying educational value and opportunities for your schools on your study visit.
  • Mentoring to develop own resource collection.

Training before and after the visit enables your learning to be put into full use in your work.

Cost is dependent on group size, destination and airfares.  Inclusive cost is likely to be not less than £2100 for a group of around 15.

Summing up the World
After school twilight.

Introducing the GLADE Numeracy Collection. Ideas & activities that use number and maths to bring the world into your classroom. Workshops available for KS2-3 or for Early Years/KS1. Find out how GLADE Collections and Global Topic Boxes can bring excitement and creativity to number and maths for reluctant learners.

Sustainability and the Global Dimension in D&T (KS3 & 4)
1 day.

The world needs designers and makers who have a sustainable approach to using and re-using materials. The D&T GCSE specifications place a significant emphasis on Sustainability and a Global Dimension. This workshop will enable you identify learning opportunities around sustainability and to raise issues of sustainability and values within D&T with greater confidence.

Ideas and activities you can apply to any area of D&T to ensure your students are well prepared.

Includes loan of relevant GLADE Collection for participants.

Sustainable Schools Can Make a Difference
1 day.

Find out more or make a booking

Let us assist you with any questions, and help with your global learning needs.

INSET & Assemblies

Child Rights through the Curriculum
Key Stages: Adaptable for all key stages including 6th form.

INSET focus: 90 minutes duration.

Includes introduction to Rights Respecting School Award & mentoring support available from GLADE to schools working towards this UNICEF award.

End of school Assembly/Illustrated Talk: 20 – 25 minutes.

The Fire Children
Using a West African creation story, the assembly starts with a story and leads into a consideration of child rights set in the context of the United Nations convention on the rights of the child.

Fairtrade and Trade Justice 1
Key Stages: Adaptable for all key stages including 6th form.

INSET focus: 90 minutes duration.

Fairtrade & trade justice in the context of Interdependence through everyday items. Includes food miles, food production chains & consideration of Fairtrade & local trade as 2 connected actions for trade justice at local level.

End of school Assembly/Illustrated Talk: 20 – 25 minutes.

Before you finish your breakfast…
You will have relied on half the world. Illustrated assembly that gets children to focus on where everyday items come from & the people and stories behind them.

Fairtrade and Trade Justice 2
Key Stages: Adaptable for all key stages including 6th form.

INSET focus: 90 minutes duration.

Fairtrade & trade justice in the context of Interdependence through everyday items. Includes an introduction to the Fairtrade School Award and the training & classroom support available from GLADE to schools working towards this Fairtrade Foundation Award.

End of school Assembly/Illustrated Talk: 20 – 25 minutes.

The story behind…
Illustrated assemblies that brings alive the people stories behind popular everyday items. Choose from chocolate, bananas, tea, coffee, footballs, or clothing.

Ghana INSET
Key Stages: Key stages 2-5.

INSET focus: 90 minutes duration.

Focuses on exemplar use of Ghana & the GLADE Ghana Collection to inspire & engage pupils. Draw inspiration and learn about the context of the artwork in everyday Ghanaian life, with opportunities for using the art for your own inspiration in the classroom.

Includes signposting to classroom global craft workshops, and day in a life workshops available from GLADE to bring Ghana alive!

End of school Assembly/Illustrated Talk: 20 – 25 minutes.

A journey through the Art of Ghana.
The Art of Ghana comes to life through photos, artefacts, and fabrics that combine to take pupils on a journey through everyday life in Ghana.

Linking with a School Overseas
Key Stages: Adaptable for all key stages including 6th form.

INSET focus: 90 minutes duration.

Practicalities of a school link with one of the focus countries including ideas and opportunities for curriculum projects and activities.

End of school Assembly/Illustrated Talk: 20 – 25 minutes.

Distant Localities.
Beginning with sounds of the focus country, this illustrated assembly demonstrates that the country/continent is diverse, and spans rich & poor, rural & urban. Choose from India, Kenya, Zambia, or the African continent.

Methodologies for Critical and Reflective Learning
Key Stages: Adaptable for all key stages including 6th form.

INSET focus: 90 minutes duration.

Good practise using a GLADE Country Collection. Instruction in methodology and activities, to engage pupils in critical thinking and creative learning, whilst handling everyday items from a different country.

End of school Assembly/Illustrated Talk: 20 – 25 minutes.

Distant Localities.
Beginning with sounds of the focus country, this illustrated assembly demonstrates that the country/continent is diverse, and spans rich & poor, rural & urban. Choose from India, Kenya, Zambia, or the African continent.

Find out more or make a booking

Let us assist you with any questions, and help with your global learning needs.

GLP Approved CPD (with e-credits)

As a GLP registered Partner School you are entitled to £500 of e-credits from the Global Learning Programme. This can be spent on GLP accredited training. GLADE is an accredited training provider and has the following courses to offer staff in Partner Schools.

Take a look at the GLP website for further details and to book your place/course.

Download Global Learning Programme Approved CPD List

Active and Global Citizenship

2 x 3 hours (6 hours)

This course inspires and supports classroom practitioners (including HLTAs) in the practical delivery of global learning within the curriculum. Increases their capability to engage reluctant learners with the curriculum using global learning/development education as an entry point through literacy, numeracy, and active citizenship.

Cost: £90 e-credits pp or £400 e-credits for 1 school.

Price on application for a cluster of schools.

Child Rights and Global Citizenship

Variable course durations,
select from 4 hrs, 6 hrs, 12 hrs.

This course stimulates critical thinking about rights-related issues at whole school and curriculum/ learner level. The main themes can include Fair Trade/trade justice; British values/Community Cohesion & Multicultural Britain (SMSC); Sustainability; Measuring Attitudinal Change in Pupils & Curriculum Planning all set in the context of child rights and responsibilities.

Includes coaching & support.

Cost, choose from; £350; £450; £500.

Price on application for a cluster of schools.

 

Curriculum & Subject Support – Learning from Kenya with Makutano Junction

4 hours.

This course aims to support excellence in teaching and learning through subjects, by increasing global learning delivery. It enables teachers to consider using popular media in the classroom as a tool to engage & inspire pupils to learn, and to identify methodology and challenging stimuli for critical and reflective learning.

Cost; £500 e-credits for 1 school.

Price on application for a cluster of schools

Distant Localities

2 hrs.

This course helps to generate an appreciation of the links and connections (interdependencies) between the lives of others and children’s own lives. Learning what life is like for others, brings an increased understanding of how the world is a global community and what it means to be a citizen within it. Useful for those with a school partnership, a specific country focus available on request.

Cost; £50 e-credits per person or £250 e-credits for 1 school.

Price on application for a cluster of schools.

Global Teachers Award Level 1

Six hours.

Taught course focusing on the key concepts of global learning & practical ideas for incorporating into the curriculum.

Optional follow up 90 minute one-to-one tutorial to support classroom practice and accreditation.

Supports teachers in developing the skills, confidence and practical approaches to incorporate global learning into the curriculum.

Cost: £150 e-credits pp. (Price on application for multiple teachers from same school)

Accredited by Liverpool Hope University.

P4C Taster / Critical and Reflective Learning in the Curriculum

2 hours (optional whole school assembly)

Exploration of methodology and activities to engage pupils in critical thinking and reflective learning, through everyday items from overseas countries.

Cost; £50 e-credits per person or £250 e-credits for 1 school.

Price on application for whole school assembly and/or a cluster of schools.

2-day Sapere Level 1 P4C course available for minimum of 6 delegates.

Understanding Education and Development

6 hours.

Participants explore the role of education in international development and relate this to educational partnerships and the curriculum

Cost: £100 e-credits pp or £500 e-credits for 1 school.

Price on application for a cluster of schools.

World Outdoors

2 hrs.

Explore how outdoor learning can be a powerful vehicle for learning about sustainability and global education. Take part in a variety of outdoor-based activities and ideas for taking global learning outside. Useful for those with forest school/outdoor classroom.

Cost; £350 e-credits per school.

Price on application for a cluster of schools.

Plants for Learning About Distant Places & People

2 hrs.

Explore how we can use plants to raise development issues and to enrich teaching and global learning. This course demonstrates how outdoor learning and plants can be powerful vehicles for learning about sustainability and global education. Country focus available on request.

Cost; £350 e-credits per school.

Price on application for a cluster of schools.

Find out more or make a booking

Let us assist you with any questions, and help with your global learning needs.

GLP Bespoke CPD (with e-credits)

GLADE can offer bespoke CPD on request.

Many of the CPD on this page would be suitable, other suggestions include:

Curriculum Planning and Development
Course duration negotiable.

 

Bespoke training and mentoring for effective learning and compelling learning in the 2014 curriculum. Curriculum development & innovation for up to 6 curriculum areas for secondary or primary teachers.

This training-based curriculum development will help bring reflective and global learning into the curriculum.

Provision includes course materials, training and follow up mentoring for curriculum development, reasonable loan of GLADE Country Collections, Themed Collections or Global Topic Boxes to implement delivery.

Delivered in school at times to suit you.

Linking for Global Learning
6 hours.

 

Find out about the practicalities of running an educational school partnership & how to devise joint curriculum projects and activities.

For schools new to partnership working and for those with existing partnerships, who would like to move forward in embedding global learning from their partnership in the curriculum.

Delivered in school at times to suit you.

Schools may wish to join up with others to maximise GLP e-credits.

Find out more or make a booking

Let us assist you with any questions, and help with your global learning needs.

 

Connecting Classrooms Style CPD

GLADE can offer Connecting Classroom Style CPD on request.

Examples include:

Introduction to International Learning
This course is for teachers who are new to international work and partnerships.

 

Duration: One day.

You will explore:

  • Benefits and challenges of working with schools in other countries
  • Ways that global citizenship and international collaboration can enhance learning
  • Intercultural practice for beginners
  • How to prepare for effective international learning – next steps, involving others, head teacher, commitment, international coordinator and team, planning tools.

 

Our Partnership Journey

Half Day Intermediate level workshops being run across the South West & West Midlands Do you want you international partnership to reach its full potential? This half day course is for you.

You will explore:

  • What helps or hinders, the development of a mature, sustainable & educational
    partnership?
  • Practical ways of managing an educational partnership
  • How to maximise involvement across your school and wider community
Deeper Understanding of Global Citizenship

Do you want to deepen your understanding of global citizenship and how to apply it in the classroom and to the new curriculum? This half day workshop is for you.

You will find out about:

  • The relevance of global citizenship for young people around the world
  • Themes and practical ideas for the classroom and the new curriculum
  • Best practice teaching methodology.
Intercultural Practice – Taking it Further

Do you want to improve the support you give to your school’s intercultural practice and learning? Our half day workshop is for you.

You will find out about:

  • Identity, culture and global awareness and how they contribute to intercultural practice
  • Your own level of intercultural fluency and your school’s capacity to support intercultural practice
  • How to respond positively when your values and beliefs are tested by beliefs and values different to your own.

Find out more or make a booking

Let us assist you with any questions, and help with your global learning needs.

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