citizED Primary Strand: Using school linking as a context for developing students' understanding of
An article from the Citizenship Initial Teacher Training Professional Resource Network (citizED) on using school linking as a context for developing students' understanding of global citizenship.
citizED Tutor Induction: Global Conflict
An article from the Citizenship Initial Teacher Training Professional Resource Network (citizED) on global conflict.
Global Development Policies and Social Injustice
The Sixth Goal of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) is: Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases such as tuberculosis. In Bolivia, a country with a population of over 8,000,000 people, it was claimed in 2006 that there were 2366 confirmed cases of HIV. According to the World Health Organization, Bolivia is considered to be a country with a low incidence of the virus affecting 0.10% of the adult population. In contrast, it has been estimated that 50% of the population is infected
'French is the language of love and stuff': student perceptions of issues related to motivation in l
This is a DFES Research Informed Practice Site review of a study investigated differences in pupils' motiation for learning foreign languages in Years 7 and 9, and suggests ways in which teachers could improve this.
ESD Briefing Document: Chapter Three: University Sector: Global Teacher Project
Education for Sustainable Development Briefing Document: Chapter Three: University Sector: Global Teacher Project
Key Stage 3 Art – Contemporary Art
This Teachers TV video looks at the delivery of a unit of work from a media and visual arts Faculty at Wellings Specialist Arts Secondary School in Kent and analyses the reasons for using the work of contemporary artists as a starting point. The unit consists of a photography project during the course, during which the students look in some detail at the work of a contemporary photographer (Cindy Sherman) and then explore elements of photography through their own designing and making of a photog
Five hours of high quality culture a week for all schoolchildren.
As headlined in the media, on Wednesday 13th February 2008 the Culture Secretary and the Children's Secretary jointly announced that schoolchildren should be offered five hours of ‘high quality culture' a week. They were speaking on the introduction of a £25 million pilot project to be run by a new body, the Youth Culture Trust.
DEEP IMPACT: an investigation of the use of information and communication technologies for teacher e
This resource from the Digital Education Enhancement Project is an extensive description (over 200 pages) of UK-based research of the affordances of ICT in teacher education in Egypt and South Africa conducted from 2001 up to 2004. There is a focus on literacy, numeracy and science through ICT. There is a good description of the research methods and well illustrated case studies.
ITT MFL: Subject Knowledge Audits for French, German and Spanish
These subject knowledge audits, for use with trainees, have a strong focus on pedagogic grammar, but also raise issues of register, lexis and culture.
UK ITE Network for Education Sustainable Development/Global Citizenship Conference 2008
The inaugural conference of the UK ITE Network for Education Sustainable Development/Global Citizenship took place on 10th July. The Network, launched in July 2007, is funded and supported by ESCalate, WWF and the TDA and managed by the Centre for Cross Curricular Initiatives (CCCI), London South Bank University.
TDA Standards Case Study: The Global Dimension in Initial Teacher Education
A case study charting the experiences of trainees on initial teacher training programmes, including the ways in which the provider tailored provision to increase trainee awareness of the global dimension.
UK ITE Network for Education Sustainable Development/Global Citizenship Annual Conference
On July 9th the UK ITE Network for Education Sustainable Development/Global Citizenship held their annual conference at the Keyworth Centre, London South Bank University. The day focused on the development of a critical perspective within ESD/GC and included speakers from all the nations of the UK as well as Professor Rauni Räsänen of Finland. Professor Räsänen considered how ESD and GC were built into education practice across Finland and identified key implications for Initial Teacher Educ
Schools and Crime - Tackling Gang Culture
The resource is a Teachers TV programme which investigates the impact of ‘gang culture’ on young peoples’ lives through interviews with pupils and teachers from two London schools (one primary and one secondary), youth workers, academics and politicians. It also observes (briefly) young people from the secondary school developing a multi-media project about gang culture.
GTIP: Global Citizenship Education
Extracts from a GA 'Theory into Practice' publication, which demonstrates that geography and citizenship have complementary aims. It looks in detail at the classroom strategies used by teachers who have successfully taught citizenship through geography: most significantly through participatory, enquiry based approaches.
The UK ITE Network on Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship
The UK ITE Network on Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship was established in July 2007 with funding from ESCalate, WWF-UK and the TDA. The network represents almost all ITE providers in England and has growing representation in N Ireland, Scotland and Wales. An active UK steering group comprises of representatives from ITE providers, NGOs, TDA, UCET and ESCalate.
Taking Part: England's survey of Culture, Leisure and Sport - Headline findings from the child surve
This resource presents the headline findings from the child survey 2007, part of the ‘Taking Part: England’s Survey of Culture, Leisure and Sport’ commissioned by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS). The child survey looks at how children spend their ‘out-of-school’ time to ascertain the types of cultural, leisure and sporting activities undertaken by young people.
The Building of a New Academic Field: the case of French didactiques
This journal article traces the creation and development of French disciplinary didactiques, a cultural term coined by the French educational system. It may be of interest to those who are interested in drawing comparisons between English and French education systems and pedagogy.
Negotiating the Local and Global: Values, Citizenship and Education (7th Etmu Days)
This Conference will focus on changes taking place in societies worldwide and the challenges and possibilities these present. The event will take place October 21-22, 2010 at Oulo University in Finland
Buckaroos in Paradise: Ranching Culture in Northern Nevada, 1945-1982
The Buckaroos in Paradise Collection presents documentation of a Nevada cattle-ranching community, with a focus on the family-run Ninety-Six Ranch. The documentation was largely the work of the Paradise Valley Folklife Project (1978-1982), a research initiative conducted by the American Folklife Center ...
Global Recession: How Did it Happen?
Linda Yueh talks to Jonathan Michie about the credit crunch and looming global recession, the effect it has had on both banks and businesses, and how a Green New Deal may provide a solution to the crisis.