'A footprint means pressing down and global means world, so 'global footprint' means pressing down on the world and we don't want to press too hard' (child's definition of a Global Footprint)
what is Global Learning? CoreKnowledge Key Skills Values and Attitudes what is sustainability? what about climate change?
what about climate change?

Global Learning Themes

Themed resources for teachers to use. Click here for Global Learning Guidance. (DFID/DCSF) 

Oxfam Curriculum for Global Citizenship 2006
Oxfam Curriculum for Global Citizenship, Oxfam 2006

A booklet for teachers that introduces the key elements of Oxfam's Curriculum for Global Citizenship (knowledge, skills, values and attitudes), as well as providing case studies outlining best practice in the classroom and examples of appropriate teaching approaches.

Oxfam, Getting started with Global Citizenship: A guide fore new teachers

Oxfam – Getting started with Global Citizenship: A guide for new teachers
Whether you are currently training to be a teacher or newly qualified, this guide will get you started in:
● meeting the educational needs of your pupils in a fast-changing, interdependent world
● developing your skills and confidence in using participatory, learner-centred teaching methods
● assembling a toolkit of activities for the classroom
● helping you educate to make a difference.

Teaching contraversial issues Oxfam – Teaching Controversial Issues, 2006
This booklet explores what controversial issues are, why they should be taught , classroom strategies, existing guidance and practical teaching activities.
Oxfam Building Successful School Partnerships Oxfam – Building Successful School Partnerships

Whether you already have a school partnership, or are thinking about developing one, this guide will help you ensure that everyone gets the most out of it.

It aims to:

● explore some of the ways in which school partnerships can contribute to global education

● explain some of the pitfalls and how to avoid them

● identify the essential elements of successful school partnerships

● provide signposts to more

Whole School Development and the Global Dimension
This report focuses on embedding the global dimension across a whole-school community. It outlines the many elements, identified by development education practitioners, that contribute to this process. Examples of current practice are provided, together with detailed information about relevant awards, benchmarking and self-assessment frameworks.

Building Sustainable Partnerships
This new resource from DFID contains a wealth of experience from UK and Southern schools about sustaining a partnership and provides solutions to common challenges. There are also plenty of case studies included so that you can hear about the experiences of other Global School Partnership schools.

It is recommended that this Toolkit is used alongside the Sustainable Partnerships online course available at www.global-schools.org, which further explores the importance of sustainability in partnerships.

Questioning Education
DEA Questioning Education
Drawing on newly commissioned global learning research for DEA by Ipsos MORI, this discussion paper considers what can be done to ensure that global learning is embedded in all schools. Asking a set of key questions, it provokes discussion and provides analysis and ideas as to how education policy should change so that young people are properly prepared for their global future and able to thrive in the world they will inherit.
DEA Global Matters
Global Matters celebrates just some of the exciting examples of global learning going on around the country in schools, youth work and communities. The case studies show active and participatory approaches that engage learners and encourage critical thinking about a range of important topics, including global trade, environmental sustainability, race, child labour and refugees.

 DEA/DfID Global Dimension Website:

Global Dimension website
www.globaldimension.org.uk This website is a guide to books, films, posters and web resources which support global, intercultural and environmental understanding for all age groups and subjects.