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CPD and Training

CDEC provides high quality training in all aspects of global learning to support in embedding practice and methodologies throughout the school curriculum. GLP Approved TrainingMost of  the courses below are approved through the national Global Learning Programme , and are also available as whole school INSET training – please contact to discuss your requirements. To book any of our courses please email or call us on 015394 31602. ************************************************************************************

Global Maths
Use real and relevant examples to enrich your maths teaching and help children learn about global issues at the same time. For busy teachers wanting to teach children real maths skills for their future world and to help them critically analyse and question statistics, then this course is a must.

This course can be booked singularly, or as part of our series of 3 – Global Maths, Global Literacy and Global Science

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Global Literacy
Add inspiration, relevance and a world view into your English teaching! In this course, we look at practical ways to enrich the English Primary curriculum so that learners develop empathy, respect for diversity and imagination and to recognise their place in local, national and global communities.

This course can be booked singularly, or as part of our series of 3 – Global Maths, Global Literacy and Global Science

24th January 2017
Ashfield Junior School, Workington


Start Global! Global Learning with young children
Discover a range of practical KS1 activities and resources for engaging young children in learning about and appreciating the world, exploring values, and the ways in which their lives are connected to other people and places.

16th February 2017 


Global Teachers Award
This course, validated by Liverpool Hope University and endorsed by Oxfam and GTA_blk_grn_webThink Global, aims to support teachers in developing skills, knowledge and practical approaches to incorporate global learning into the curriculum and to support informed, active global citizenship amongst  pupils.

21st March 2017
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British Values, Migration and Global Learning
In this workshop we will explore the concept of values and the ‘fundamental British Values’, linking your own school values to these ‘British’ values. Understand more about migration (history, patterns, statistics) in order to feel more confident about teaching, and the links between migration, identity and British Values.

23rd March 2017


Embedding Global Learning:  inspirational ideas for teaching the global dimension
Teachers attending this course will have a better understanding of the key concepts of global learning, and – using tools such as the Development Education compass rose – be better able to identify opportunities to enhance their teaching by incorporating global learning into different subjects and topics.

28th March 2017


Show Ofsted the World: SMSC through global learning

This popular course highlights the need to provide a stimulating curriculum which uses real life contexts to motivate learning. Discover what Ofsted are looking for, what evidence you need to collect and think about the impact of your current teaching and learning regarding SMSC.  Take away innovative ways of delivery and consider ways of embedding SMSC and global learning as part of the school ethos.

27th April 2017


Global Learning Outdoors
Teachers who participate in this course will be better able to use the outdoor space at their school as a powerful medium for global learning, increasing their pupils’ engagement and ability to identify interconnections between global concepts such as social justice, sustainable development and human rights.

17th May 2017


Global Science
In this course we will look at practical ways to integrate the global dimension into science activities focussed around topics such as– food, water, energy, sustainable use of resources, sustainable ecosystems, climate change and health and disease. Case studies, resources and links will provide a toolkit to enrich any science lesson.

This course can be booked singularly, or as part of our series of 3 – Global Maths, Global Literacy and Global Science

6th June 2017
Ashfield Junior School, Workington


Philosophy for Children level 1 foundation courseSAPERE_Registered_Trainer_logo (2)
This two day course provides a comprehensive and practical introduction to the P4C methodology over two days. It focuses on the theory and practice of developing communities of enquiry, and provides the opportunity to have experience of P4C as a participant and be able to reflect on its process and effects. Completion of the course and facilitating 6 P4C sessions will qualify participants for a P4C Initial Practitioner certificate.

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