BRINGING A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE TO YOUR SCHOOL LIFE

(Summarising the wealth of support which exists for teachers in Norfolk who wish to embed a Global Perspective in their School)
Green Light Trust – Inspired by a long-term connection with communities in Papua New Guinea, GLT offers ground enhancement programmes & special needs workshops. Emphasis is on relating the global perspective to local action. Tel: 01284 830829 www.greenlighttrust.org Broad Futures can support schools with Education for Sustainable Development, giving a global perspective to issues in the Broads. Nell Seal – Project Co-ordinator Tel: 01603 438975 E-mail: nellseal.howhill@ukonline.co.uk Farmers’ Link – promotes sustainable agriculture, with strong links to farmers across the world. Hetty Selwyn – Project Co-ordinator Tel: 01953 889100 E-mail: flink@gn.apc.org Norfolk Education and Action for Development (NEAD) – a key local source for global citizenship, NEAD’s resource centre sells or loans teaching materials (see its resource catalogue), runs INSET and other educational events on local/global issues. Its World Shop sells fairly traded goods. Tel: 01603 610993 www.nead.org.uk Grassroots - a theatre for development group from Zimbabwe available to undertake performances and workshops in school on the theme of cultural diversity, citizenship or sustainability. For details about INSET and work in schools contact Anna McCarthy, Arts in Education Project Development Officer Tel: 01603 433276 E-mail: anna.mccarthy@norfolk.gov.uk www.nead.org.uk/bhm/grassroots.html

LOCAL SUPPORT

TRAINING AND GRANTS

Training – to find out about INSET opportunities which use global perspectives as a central theme contact Joy Lambert Tel: 01553 774023 E-mail: joy.lambert@norfolk.gov.uk Grants – some grant giving bodies award money for development work in schools. Go to www.norfolkesinet.org.uk/envedu (follow links to Grants) Notre Dame High School have set up a successful partnership with schools in Malawi. Find out more from www.ndhs.org.uk

A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE
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Dept. for Intl Development (DfID) www.dfid.gov.uk and www.globaldimension.org.uk to locate resources about the global dimension.

GOOD PRACTICE IN NORFOLK SCHOOLS NATIONAL ORGANISATIONS

Rough Guide to a Better World – a great introduction to development issues and lots of signposting. Free publication from Post Office or view at www.roughguides-betterworld.com DfES Global Gateway – information on how to develop an international dimension & how to set up partnerships with schools overseas www.globalgateway.org.uk Peace Child International Sustainable development resources written by young people, for young people. www.peacechild.org

Tuckswood First School – have been embedding the rights of the child (UN) into their curriculum. Contact Sue Eagle for more details. Tel: 01603 454479

Christian Aid – provides free online classroom materials and assembly ideas for primary and secondary schools. www.christianaid.org.uk/learn/schools

Oxfam –supports teachers in incorporating a global dimension. The site includes online resources & professional development resources. www.oxfam.org.uk/coolplanet

WWF – provides a variety of online activities, case studies from schools, information and resources, as well as many publications. www.wwflearning.co.uk

Fair Trade Foundation – for information about fair-trade and the people who produce the goods with the fair-trade mark www.fairtrade.org.uk Traidcraft – order a huge variety of fairly traded goods www.traidcraft.co.uk

Susan Falch-Lovesey, Head Environmental Education Service (NCC) Tel: 01553 774023 E-mail: susan.falch-lovesey@norfolk.gov.uk for ongoing support and contacts in ESD areas eg; waste, water, energy, grounds, global perspective and field studies (including Holt and Wells Field Centres) and Advisory Service INSET, also advice on grants. See website for global links www.norfolkesinet.org.uk/envedu (Click on SUPPORT and then GLOBAL) Christine Woods, Adviser for Pupil Support, Guidance & Personal Development (NCC) Tel: 01603 433276 E-mail christine.woods@norfolk.gov.uk for support with citizenship curriculum planning, policy and citizenship projects, including those with a global dimension.

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