Publication support ~ Enabling global learning through the KS3 curriculum, Secondary handbook

Enabling global learning through the KS3 curriculum [book and web] has been designed to offer an overview for curriculum managers, staff teams and those supporting schools. 

The publication draws upon the varied experiences of teacher groups who have grappled with the teaching and learning implications of current global issues.  It offers a spectrum of ideas, activities and starting points as a stimulus to your own planning.  The listing shown below is an index of the supporting on–line material. It includes articles, downloadable stimulus material, CPD activities, resources and web links. The numbers shown refer to page numbers in the book.

Introduction

  1. Global learning … a proposed learner entitlement?, page 5

KS3 curriculum web links

  1. KS3 curriculum aims
     
  2. QCA guidance for the global dimension, page 6

Enabling a vision for global learning in our school 

CPD activities: Exploring our perception

CPD: Let’s talk about …

CPD: Planning frameworks

Developing a toolkit ~ generic activities to support global learning at KS3

Enabling through subjects

… through Geography

Learning about development

Investigating global trade – a simulation

… through Science

It makes you think ~ ideas for science with a global dimension at KS3, page 23

… through History

… through Citizenship

Exploring citizenship issues in a global context

Exploring our participation – a place approach

   Ideas and stimulus material to support student investigation of participation issues in a locality.

Enabling through cross-curricular approaches

Recommended resources for selected KS3 themes including ‘Refugees’, ‘Conflict’ and ‘Critically engaging with the media’, page26

  • Creative Partnerships project web link  page 26
  • Cities as a lens to the world ~ a ‘Cities framework’ and stimulus material to support connected planning, page 27

Connected learning about climate change

Curriculum planning around ‘big questions’

Enabling a curriculum with wider purpose

Contributing to community cohesion

Exploring our participation – a place approach

   Ideas and stimulus material to support student investigation of participation issues in a locality.

Contributing to sustainable development

Recommended resources and links, page 38

For additional resources and support see the Think Global/DFID Global dimensions website