Resources for Home Schooling

by June 30, 2020News0 comments

DECSY staff have put together a selection of resources aimed at children / young people learning at home. They are aimed at parents and carers but can also be used by teachers and in some cases for self directed study.Let me know if you find them useful and do suggest any further resources for an updated version.
Click here for the Resources for Home Schooling pdf

Contents:
Home-schooling – pages 2 – 3
Talking about the coronavirus – pages 3 – 4
Wellbeing – page 4 – 5
Talking about big questions – page 5
Global issues – pages 5 – 7
Gender Equality – pages 7 – 9
Diversity / Decolonising the Curriculum – pages 9 – 11
Sustainability – pages 11 – 12
Inspiring Young People – pages 12 – 13
A Better World Post Covid 19? – page 13

Many of the links are related to global learning / development education / education for sustainable development / diversity which is our professional field (see more at https://www.decsy.org.uk/about-decsy/what-is-development-education/  + https://globaldimension.org.uk/chooseglp/glp-england-update/what-is-global-learning/  – this is a useful site for range of resources).

You can register with DECSY as an individual member for free and access online resources, including interesting stimuli for discussion that we use with the methodology Philosophy for Children – more on our website https://www.decsy.org.uk/become-a-member/

Also some useful resources in DECSY past project sites, Gender Respect (see Teaching Ideas) https://genderrespect2013.wordpress.com/ , www.sealgd.org.uk  & www.carbonpartners.org.uk  – not all links may be working but if you have any queries ask me.

DECSY also runs online training courses, currently freehttps://www.decsy.org.uk/courses/

For those of you not in the South Yorkshire area, we are part of a national Consortium of Development Education Centres (CoDEC) https://www.codec.org.uk/ . You can find out your nearest DEC at https://www.codec.org.uk/about-the-network/

Our current funders are:

Funded by the Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme of the European Union

The Fore
Nineveh Charitable Trust
The Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust

Co-funded by the Erasmus + programme of the European Union

The Linking Network