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The Big Global Learning Conference sets Cumbria’s beacon of global learning ablaze!

March 2018


Teachers and pupils get the opportunity to explore what global learning is offering Cumbria’s schools
Advocates of global citizenship from around Cumbria came together on Monday to celebrate and extend global learning in Cumbria’s schools (5 March). And a fantastic and … Read more »

Extra e-credits now available for schools signed up with the Global Learning Programme!

October 2017


Schools that are part of the Global Learning Programme are now eligible for extra e-credits of at least £500. Due to the extension of the programme, you are able to request these additional e-credits to spend on CPD training with us … Read more »

NEW! P4C training…

July 2017


We are delighted to offer this fantastic opportunity for teachers in Cumbria to develop their P4C skills by signing up to our SAPERE accredited Level 2a course.  The course will run on 7 and 8 March this spring term and … Read more »

We are recruiting!

June 2017


Fundraising and Communications Officer(s) (2 x 0.5fte)
CDEC is a small, friendly team of passionate, thoughtful and dedicated people. Our vision is for Cumbria to be characterised by people and organisations in all parts of our communities who actively work together … Read more »

Open call for Evaluation Consultants

March 2016


Calling all monitoring and evaluation experts!  The EU funded Global Schools project, is looking for a a consultant (or team of consultants) for the M&E of  our project, delivered in 10 EU countries. Deadline for submitting bids: 21 March 2016.
Follow … Read more »

Fab film animations!

November 2015


Follow the links below to have a look at our enchanting Day in the Life animations:
A Day in the Life of a Honey Maker
A Day in  the Life of a Basket Maker
A day in the Life of a Cocoa Farmer

FREE resources for exploring global learning with younger children! NEW ADDITIONS!

July 2015


CDEC has published a new handbook aimed at teachers of younger children…and you can download FREE tasters here!  And what’s more, if you try the activities out with your children, and tell us how it went, we will send you … Read more »

The Crafty Foody Fair

February 2015


Help us celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight at ‘The Crafty Food Fair’ on 1st March, Lake District Visitor Centre, Brockhole.
Meet producers, sample ‘local & fair’ products from the taster buffet, and for the young (and young at heart) there’s storytelling, face painting … Read more »

Fairtrade Fortnight Fun!

February 2015


We are so excited to be welcoming Alvaro Pop to Cumbria for this year’s Fairtrade Fortnight celebrations.
Alvaro is a farmer and also Chair of the Toledo Cacao Growers Association (TCGA) which represents more than a thousand cacao (cocoa) growers in … Read more »

Awards for All supports global learning in Cumbria!

October 2014


We are delighted to announce that we have received a grant from the Big Lottery to support our work with Cumbria schools, bringing global issues to life locally.
‘Cumbria Communities – Local and Fair’ (under the umbrella of our World from … Read more »