Who are we?
CDEC is a small, Cumbria-based charity with a big heart, an established track record and big ambitions to influence and promote global citizenship throughout Cumbria, nationally and internationally.
We are well known for providing excellent training for teachers and opportunities for schools and communities to be involved with P4C and the wide-ranging projects that we deliver.
We believe that Cumbria is a beacon for global citizenship.
Latest CDEC News
There is No Planet B: 2: What about Travel and Transport?
Posted May 16, 2019
To continue his exploration of Mike Berners-Lee’s 'There is No Planet B', Joe Human once again delves into the key aspects of this key stone publication. This time he is looking at how travel and transport impact upon our planet.
School children deliver powerful message to the county’s leaders at The Cumbria Climate Action Youth Summit
Posted May 7, 2019
Around 30 primary, secondary schools and home educator groups rallied to the opportunity to share their ideas and actions regarding Climate Change in Carlisle in late April. And CDEC's Global Education Officer Debbie Watson was there too.
Some of our Teacher CPD Courses
Thinking of Linking
This is a ‘must do’ session if your school is considering how to get the most out of an international school link.
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Become a Member
Whether you are an individual, school or organisation that wishes to get the most out of our global learning and citizenship expertise, joining CDEC will open the doors to expert support and resources.
- 10% off our CPD courses
- free use of our resource library
- the opportunity to take part in our unique projects
By volunteering with us, fundraising for us, or working for us, you too can help shape the breadth of our influence within Cumbria’s communities, as well as with our national and international partners!
Through donating your time and expertise, whether as volunteers or through fundraising, you are helping Cumbria to continue to be a beacon of global citizenship.