Book your global learning course with CDEC!
Through CPD, Inset teacher training and our group training programme we support teachers, other education practitioners and professionals wishing to embed the global dimension and values-based teaching and learning into their curriculum or organisation. The ultimate aim is to ensure Cumbria is a beacon for global citizenship.
“Great ideas for teaching, resources and where to get them … and enthusiasm for it!”
Teacher from St Mark’s, Kendal on our Fairtrade course
“Well organised. Great Ideas for activities. Plenty of space for reflection/development of own ideas. Engaging-not just boring PowerPoints. Practical activities for planning/support for linking.”
Will Rodgers from Milburn School
Courses and Other Events Coming Up
(these dates are also in the calendar - to find out more about the course content, click the links below)
Take a look at our courses and book your whole-school training with CDEC:
Global Maths: Essential skills for young global citizens
Maths can help your learners better understand different people, places and patterns in the world. Teaching it with a global angle can also give an insight into how maths can be applied and used to address and inform real issues in the world today.
Global Science: Essential learning for a sustainable future
In this course we provide materials to integrate global issues such as climate change, sustainable ecosystems, food, water, energy, and health into the Primary Science Curriculum in an age-appropriate way.
Global Literacy through Storytelling
This course combines traditional storytelling techniques with an exploration of migration, gender equality, well-being and sustainability.
Delivering SMSC through Global Learning
This course provides teachers with an understanding of how global learning supports spiritual, moral, social and cultural development.
Global Teachers Award - online course
Embark on the Global Teachers' Award and give yourself the skills, understanding and resources to be a confident global teacher and leader in your school.
Global Learning Support Package for schools
Bring the golden thread of global learning into your school with CDEC’s latest training offer. CDEC can support you to embed Global Learning across your curriculum, school ethos and development plan.
CARE - Compassionate and Restorative Education
Gain support for your school's teachers, pupils and communities in a compassionate and restorative educational approach to aid transition, recovery and learning in response to COVID-19.
Philosophy for Children - a range of course options
Philosophy for Children (P4C) is a teaching methodology that helps develop pupils' critical thinking and enables them to engage with complex and controversial global issues. Have a look at the range of P4C courses we have on offer.
Teaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): 17 goals to transform our world and our classroom
How much do you know about the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (or Global Goals)? What relevance do they have to your school and community? This course will give you insight into what the goals are and how you can use them within your school setting.
Wild Words in the World: Using the Lost Words resource boxes
Find new ways to stimulate thinking and give practical experience of activities that help develop literacy skills in the outdoors using The Lost Words by Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris.
5 Steps to Wellbeing through Global Outdoor experiences
Do you want to use the outdoors and the global context to improve your children’s wellbeing? Learn to develop your outdoor spaces as a powerful medium for improving physical and mental health, and understanding of our interconnectedness.
Leading for the Future
What are the links between pupil leadership, learning and global citizenship? This course arms you with a wealth of skills to develop student voice to enable them to become young global leaders.
Connecting Classrooms through Global Learning
The Connecting Classrooms through Global Learning (CCGL) programme, developed and funded by the British Council and DfID, aims to connect schools in the UK with others in specific countries around the world.
Embedding Global Learning: inspirational ideas for teaching the global dimension
Start exploring global learning and understand its importance in terms of pupil learning, while gaining confidence to embed global learning into your day-to-day practice.
Connecting Classrooms through Global Learning
We are also local advisers to the British Council and DfID's Connecting Classrooms through Global Learning programme, for which we are also official suppliers of training, including the Global Teachers Award. Find out more about how you can get involved.
Continuing Professional Development and Inset teacher training
Whether you are looking for a twilight Inset session after school, a whole-day course for your organisation or an open course for one or two colleagues to attend to further their expertise, we are confident that we will be able to help you find what you need to support your staff. Find out more about the open courses we are running and book your place today!
Support to embed practice throughout your organisation
We aim through these training sessions to support you to embedding practice and methodologies throughout the school curriculum and organisation culture.
Here at CDEC, we pride ourselves in being able to adapt to your school's needs. We can run any of our courses specifically for your school or organisation or as a group. If you are interested in whole-school training or want to train with other schools and teachers in your area, take a look at and book our Group Training Programme. It offers you an introductory planning meeting, three two-hour courses and a final 'where next' round-up session at a discounted rate.
Whole School Inset
Are you looking for some inspirational training for your staff team? CDEC have very specific experience in training teachers in Cumbrian schools, and arrive at the training session familiar with your school and its values. The trainer's indepth insight into your establishment means that we can tailor the course to meet your needs and those of your teachers.
Do you want to:
- raise pupil achievement?
- meet the 2019 Ofsted framework?
- broaden your curriculum?
- embed a global learning ethos throughout the school?
Then take a look at these courses in particular and get in touch:
- The Sustainable Development Goals: Bringing them into the curriculum (more details to come)
- Developing pupil voice and leadership (more details to come)
- Embedding Global Learning: Inspirational ideas for teaching the global dimension
Give us a call and book our training!
Get in touch to let us know what you need, how we can tailor a session to more closely meet your requirements and how it will work best for you and your colleagues.
Contact us on 015394 31602 for an informal chat.
Terms and Conditions
In the event of cancellation ...
If you cancel your place on this course within 14 days of the course date, the full delegate’s fee will be payable by you. However, CDEC may offset this amount against fees obtained from anyone who replaces you as a delegate.
If you cancel your place before 14 days of the course date, your fee will be refundable, subject to an administration charge of £10.
If CDEC (for reasons unconnected to any cancellation by you) has to cancel the course, we will refund your fee to you, or you may prefer to put it towards the fee for an alternative course.