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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 1 and/or Level 2a courses.  Both courses will run in the autumn term and are … 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 »

Check out this short film…

July 2014

Check out this short film of children in St Joseph’s RC Primary School, Frizington exploring the Makutano Junction resources in class for the first time. Makutano Junction is based around an award-winning Kenyan TV educational drama series of the same … Read more »