News and Updates

News and Updates

Nov 26, 2018

Celebrating Antarctica with the SDGs: Antarctica Day 1 December
On 1 December we celebrate Antarctica Day and the signing of the Antarctic Treaty. Why is this day important, I hear you ask? Meryl Batchelder explains the importance of Antarctica and how we can link the day (and Antarctica) to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and then use this in your secondary lessons.


Nov 20, 2018

A letter to 5B: The World is Changing – how about us?
This Global Education Week, teacher and writer Meryl Batchelder has penned a letter to a year 5 class. She reflects on how the World is changing and our responsibility to take action now and alter our own behaviour.

Tell us your P4C story! CDEC prepares to celebrate 25 years of P4C in Cumbria
CDEC is calling out to all previous and current practitioners and students of Philosophy for Children (P4C) in Cumbria to tell their story as the organisation prepares to celebrate 25 years of P4C in the county.


Nov 15, 2018

Steps Towards Global Learning: My path to CDEC's board and beyond
To celebrate the contribution CDEC's trustees make to our organisation this #TrusteesWeek, CDEC's Vice Chair Mason Minnitt has put his pen to paper to give us an insight into how his experience has led him to be on CDEC's Board of Trustees, not once but twice!


Nov 6, 2018

CDEC's Hidden Stories project inspires Cumbria’s children to empathise with migrants
The Hidden Stories exhibition and workshop is encouraging a more thoughtful and empathetic understanding of ‘migration’ amongst Cumbria's school children and communities.


Oct 17, 2018

Make a pledge: How your organisation can mark One World Week (21-28 October)
Next week is One World Week. For forty years, One World Week has been helping to share understanding about global issues that affect us all, and also show that we can make a difference. This year, you can help by pledging, either as an individual or as an organisation, to make sustainable choices.


Sep 3, 2018

Government launches Connecting Classrooms through Global Learning!
Get ready to get involved in Connecting Classrooms through Global Learning (CCGL) this autumn!


Aug 24, 2018

Lottery funding brings stories of migration to even more Cumbrians
CDEC has extended the reach of its big-hearted Hidden Stories Shared Lives project to reach even more of our Cumbrian community, thanks to additional funding.