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Montgomery Development Education Centre – CPD Opportunities

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CPD Sessions 2016 – 2017

Welcome to Montgomery Development Education Centre. On ten Thursdays this term we will explore various themes connected to Global Learning. Would you like to know how to teach global issues through numeracy, or what resources there are to engage pupils to ask questions on gender inequality? Then these sessions are for you!
All sessions are free of charge
4.30–6pm at Montgomery DEC

1 September – The Global Goals: Happy 1st Birthday
8 September – Refugee Issues: How to teach about the current crisis
29 September – Fairtrade Schools Award: Raising awareness of global issues through Fair Trade
6 October – Global Goal 5: Gender Equality
27 October – The Miniature Earth Learning Project (tbc)
3 November – Global Goal 6: Water and Sanitation
10 November – Children’s Rights (UNCRC): Rights Respecting Schools Award
17 November – Global Goal 13: Climate Action
24 November – Global Goal 4: Education Global Learning through Literacy
1 December – Global Goal 4: Education Global Learning through Numeracy.

Why CPDs on Global Learning?
Montgomery DEC is one of six Development Education Centres in Scotland. We receive funding from the UK and Scottish Governments, with involvement from Education Scotland, to promote and actively engage teachers in Global Learning. In our CPD sessions this term we will look at learning around contemporary global issues. The aim is to assist teachers in equipping pupils with the tools needed to promote global citizenship. We also encourage you to share your own ideas, experience, resources and activities with your teacher colleagues at our sessions.
Global Citizenship
Each session is tailor-made to support teachers in embedding global citizenship within the Curriculum for Excellence by exploring ways in which pupils can develop their understanding of the world, their place in it and how they can make it more just and sustainable.
Resources
Every CPD involves a presentation of resources and material linked to the theme of that week’s session. Teachers who attend will be given samples of material and activities after each session, and the opportunity to borrow resources from our Global Learning library.
The Global Goals for Sustainable Development
We are using the Sustainable Development Goals, launched on 25 September 2015, as a springboard for our CPD sessions. Through these we explore Global Learning and Citizenship. Visit: www.globalgoals.org.

 

If you would like to attend any of these CPD sessions then please
email or call our Global Learning Advisor, Hannes Sundkvist, to tell him you’re coming. His details are:

mdec.hannes@btconnect.com

01224 620111

 

Visit www.afairerworld.org.uk for weekly updates,
and in-depth descriptions of each session.

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