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studies and useful resources for students and teachers
The website Education
for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship is a key resource
for teachers in Wales.
are case studies of Welsh primary and secondary schools in the video Educating
for Global Citizenship - an INSET resource for teachers in Wales. More
Stages 1 and 2:
Stages 3, 4 and 16+
Other school case studies
training - distance-learning modules
Stages 1 and 2
of WEC primary resources for loan
Remember to also look at the recommended resources and websites on the news, resource
centre, and links pages
1& 2: Useful information on the web
for a wide range of information, and resource database.
for details of Welsh language resources and events
on Education for Sustainable Development: Have a look at the WWF
learning site and the National Curriculum Sustainable Development site
- The Tide website has a number of useful resources.
Different Story: This Tide~ project involved a group of West Midlands
Primary teachers in exploring the potential for using stories which
raise global issues at KS2. The teachers developed and tried out a range
of creative activities with a language and literacy focus at KS2. The
teachers involved in the project share their views.
the Children website on
Child Labour: Find
out how children are experiencing it. Excellent site with general information,
children's points of view and photographs.
Cymru - website
for the Wales-Lesotho link. Contains a school information section on
Llanllechid Wales-Jamaica Project: Ysgol Llanllechid, a primary
school near Bethesda, Gwynedd, was one of the schools which took part
in Slaves to Slate: Literacy through global links: a joint project between
the School of Education in Bangor and four schools in the Bethesda area
of Gwynedd. They have now carried their work throughout the school and
won a BT schools award for their work.
to Coast website: Although this project was completewd in 2000 it
is still a valuable example of a linking project which reached across
the curriuclum. It shows how a project linking schools in Wales, Denmark
and Nicaraguawas was set up, methodology, themework plans, curriculum
targets and examples of children's work.
San Sior website: this school has many global links.
are many case studies in the guidance document Education for Sustainable
Development and Global Citizenship (Qualifications, Curriculum and Assessment
Authority for Wales (ACCAC), 2002). Available to download here.
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stages 3, 4, post 16
List of Secondary
resources for loan
to also look at the recommended websites on the news,
resources and links
on the web
Express - activities on recent news items for a range of ages
for information on Sustainable Development? Look at these two sites: http://www.wwflearning.co.uk
the new National Curriculum (England) Sustainable Development site http://www.teachernet.gov.uk/sustainableschools/
- The Sustainable Technology Education Project (STEP) aims to increase
people's awareness of sustainable technology, enabling them to recognise
the economic, environmental and social impacts of their own technology
choices. The site contains a range of case studies drawn from around
the world, focusing on practical, sustainable solutions to real problems.
Business - provides information and activities about global
and ethical issues for students and teachers of Business Studies and
- Citizenship education: the global dimension This free resource for secondary teachers brings together ideas about how to bring the global dimension into citizenship teaching. It offers ideas for both whole school approaches as well as lesson ideas for all areas of the curriculum, and includes short case studies alongside practical tips. Download at http://www.globaldimension.org.uk/ResourceDetails.aspx?id=959
school case studies
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