Global Learning support and techniques for the classroom

Courses running in Academic Year 2023/24 include:
Anti-Racist Education workshop, Building a Broad and Balanced Curriculum through Global Learning, Climate Change – a whole-school approach, Diversity workshop, Engaging with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Gender Equity in Schools (Gender Action), Global Teacher Award, Teaching Topical, Controversial and Sensitive Issues, Philosophy for Children Level 1, Level 2A, Level 2B

To follow are full course details. To book on to a course contact: or phone 0114 241 2750.

Philosophy for Children (P4C) – Level 2b, In-person course

  • 13 June 2024
  • 14 June 2024
  • 9.30am
  • 4.30pm
P4C Level 2b is designed for teachers who want to be able to lead the development of P4C across the school and use P4C to enhance relationships between children and colleagues.

Global Teacher Award – National Accredited Course

  • 20 June 2024
  • 1.30pm
  • 4.30pm
The Global Teacher's Award supports teachers in developing skills, confidence and practical global learning methods to support and enhance a broad and balanced curriculum. This course runs over two full days.

Anti-Racist Education Workshop

  • TBC
This workshop will allow you to reflect on your own practice and misconceptions; you are required to have an open mind during this workshop and are welcome to share best practices and experiences. Contact DECSY to book an inset or twilight whole-school training session.

Diversity Workshop

  • TBC
Aims of this workshop include becoming aware of our own identity, cultural backgrounds and biases and creating the space to engage in learning through dialogue.

Embedding P4C within the Literacy Curriculum

  • TBC
This course will support teachers in using Philosophy for Children (P4C) and literacy together to critically explore 'British values' in the context of global learning at KS2. Contact DECSY for training dates and in-school training enquiries.

Philosophy for Children in Early Years Foundation Stage

  • TBC
To understand the value and benefits of P4C for young children (including linksĀ to EYFS curriculum requirements). This course runs over three afternoon sessions. This course is also available for whole-school training booking.

Philosophy for Children – Beyond Level 1 (Tools for Thinking Together)

  • TBC
Available for whole-school training booking. This course is for all those who have done P4C level 1 training and have led at least six P4C enquiries, and is suitable for those who want to reinforce or refresh their P4C practice following any level of P4C training.

Persona Doll Training

  • TBC
This course is ideal for Early Years practitioners, KS 1 and 2 teachers and learning support staff to develop confidence, knowledge and skills in using Persona Dolls.

Teaching topical, controversial and sensitive issues – an introduction

  • TBC
Support, resources and advice for teachers and TAs on teaching about issues including eco-anxiety, war, racism, discrimination. Previous course participant feedback: 'Thought provoking session. So helpful to have space to reflect on such important issues.'

Sustainability and Climate Change – developing a whole school approach

  • TBC
How is your school responding to the climate change emergency? This training session provides support to the Sustainability and Climate Change school co-ordinator, and how schools can take a whole-school approach to climate change.

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