Well it's all happening this week! The Social Good Summit is on now in NY (live-streamed here) and it's the Global Goals Week - here are just some of the events going on. Friday 15th was also International Day of Democracy and Thursday 21st will be International Day of Peace. In the UK, many of us in the education sector are getting involved in the World's Largest Lesson 2017 and the fabulous Global Learning Programme (now extended to July 2018!) is going to be supporting the
A new article with this title is now available on the #TeachSDGs website here: http://www.teachsdgs.org/1/post/2017/09/engaging-with-the-sdgs-in-uk-schools-models-and-ingredients-for-successful-practice.html Extract below: Common themes emerging from #TeachSDG activities in schools There are a number of key elements to most SDG-related activities highlighted here: First, the SDG framework is often used as the starting point to engage students, school leaders, and other staff.
This article has just come out in the September 2017 issue of Brainfeed Magazine, read in schools and by teachers across India. It takes a while to find the #TeachSDGs article (p44-45), so I'm posting it here until I get told otherwise! Please note, this does not represent the views of the Global Learning Programme and is written from my perspective as a member of #TeachSDGs - I did ask for this to be stated and for a couple of editorial changes, but think they'd already publ
Just over 10 years ago I wrote an article entitled 'The Global Education Terminology Debate: Exploring some of the issues' which appeared in the Sage Handbook of Research in International Education (and was updated as a second edition in 2015). The main audience for the handbook has been those in the international school/education world where ideas of 'international mindedness' or 'global consciousness' are well-established - the chapter served as an introduction to the devel