Whose world?

A study of climate change, global warming, who and what it affects, and what we can do about it. Case study submitted by Caroline Picking, Class teacher and International Coordinator at St Cedd’s School.

A primary school goes bananas

Primary school pupils learn about food production and healthy eating by using the Oxfam resource pack ‘Go Bananas’.

Education is about their future, not our past

Whitefriars First and Middle School serves a very diverse community in Harrow, north-west London, and over two thirds of pupils have a home language other than English. The school is part of a learning network which links schools in Masindi, Uganda, and Harrow, England. As well as working on joint curriculum projects, the school has integrated global learning across the curriculum.

The World in Clanfield

What effect does embedding the global dimension have on the knowledge and attitudes of staff and pupils in a rural primary school?

Make Poverty History lessons and assembly

Campaigning events and action weeks can provide a good focus for learning about particular global issues and reflecting on how individuals and groups can make a difference.

Climate conscious schools

School councils give pupils a voice and can be a good way for them to realise how they can make a difference to global issues such as climate change, both as individuals and through joint action.

Learning about refugees

Finding out about basic needs and necessities for survival can develop pupils’ empathy and understanding.