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Continuing Professional Development

AUTUMN 2017 and Spring 2018

(***10% Discount for members***)

More courses will be listed shortly. All these courses and previous courses can be delivered as INSET training within schools. Autumn 2013 also so the start of the new GLOBAL LEARNING PROGRAMME (GLP) for schools in England. Registered schools will access free £500 e-credits to gain support and traning to meet their global learning needs.Many of our courses are GLP approved and a school's e-credits can be used to fund these..

BOOKING & Further Information: see contact details below or email cge@yorksj.ac.uk with a completed booking form . Please include payment

**NEW-Global Teacher's Award-NEW** (nationally accredited)

Great opportunity to be recognised for your expertise in embedding global education.

Full Day £150 (includes accreditation, lunch & refreshments)

*** 15th March 2018- 9.30am-4pm***

at York St John University .

This course provides accredited recognition and is ideally suited to those teachers who are ‘Global Advocates’ in their own schools or settings. ( For example teachers who are new to post and interested in or are coordinators of Eco Schools, Fair Trade, Rights Respecting, Global/International Schools and Global Links.) This therefore will benefit both participants and their schools within the field of global learning.

Click for more information or contact Rosina r.gilboy@yorksj.ac.uk

** Yorkshire School's Fairtrade Conference 2018**

Come along and celebrate the Fairtrade work done by schools and retailers alike. Schools can enter the Fair Trade 2018 Award by completing the following entry form. Awards will be presented by the Lord Mayor of York. To see an outline of the event, please read the flier. Activities will include talks, workshops and award presentations.

Venue: The Chapel, York St John University

Date: Monday the 19th March 2018 ( 4 to 6 pm)

This event is organised by:

Centre for Global Education York, York Fair Trade Forum and York St. John University

Bookings taken by Rosina via cge@yorksj.ac.uk or r.gilboy@yorksj.ac.uk

£25 ADMINISTRATION FEE FOR ALL ATTENDING SCHOOLS (No administration fee for CGE members or GTA/ Community Cohesion award winners)


Tees Valley and North Yorkshire

Day 1: Friday 9th February 2018 ( 9.15am to 3.15pm)

Day 2: Friday 11th May 2018 ( 1-4pm)

Venue: St Clare's Primary School, Trimdon Avenue, Middlesbrough TS5 8RZ

GLP approved click flier for more details

Contact: 03000 260535 and info@oasesnortheast.org.uk



Twilight training available

Cost:Please contact Rosina ( r.gilboy@yorksj.ac.uk) to discuss (GLP e-credits can be used)


This workshop is an opportunity to explore ideas and tools for teaching in relation to values, so that by the end of the course participants will:

  • Have increased their understanding of different ideas underpinning “British values” and explored these within the context of their school and the wider world.

  • Gained insight into teaching activities and methods which can promote learners’ critical awareness of values and develop skills for learning, including listening, questioning and articulating ideas


Twilight training available

Cost:  Please contact Rosina ( r.gilboy@yorksj.ac.uk) to discuss(GLP e-credits can be used)

This twilight training workshop demonstrates how ‘Philosophy for Children’, a structured approach to learning through enquiry and dialogue, can be used to think about global issue. P4C is an approach to teaching and learning that is motivating and challenging for children and teachers. It has developed over 35 years, and is practised in approximately 60 countries. Research has clearly established that it improves behaviour, motivation and learning, as well as achievement for pupils of all ages, abilities and within any subject area. (For more details please refer to flier) This course is also being delivered to school clusters.




Full Day £120( to resource, lunch & refreshments)

More dates to follow

York St John University

School Partnerships between UK schools and those from a developing country are being encouraged by the Government for a variety of reasons and benefits. This course will provide participants with guidance through the linking process; what grants are available to support this work and how to ensure it works to the benefit of all parties. There is much to learn through, with and from as this course will demonstrate. To book a place please contact r.gilboy@yorksj.ac.uk.


**NEW-Global Languages CPD-NEW**

Sans frontiéres/Sin fronteras!

Building intercultural understanding in your language classroom.In this exciting and original course teachers are given the tools to help their pupils develop language skills in French and Spanish while building a positive approach to intercultural understanding. Teachers will engage in a variety of fun language activities created and trialled by a group of teachers, enabling them to embed the global dimension into their existign schemes. The course is delivered by native speakers.


Fee £60 per participant(includes refreshements)

For more details please click here or contact JZ j.zobel@yorksj.ac.uk or 01904 876765


Eco Schools and Global Education

Training for primary and secondary practitioners


Fee £60 per participant (includes refreshments)

Where are you and your school with regard to Sustainability and the Eco School Awards? Are you at the beginning of the journey or have you achieved the Bronze or Silver Award already? Do you want to progress further but need ideas and support about what is required for the awards including Green Flag? How does Global Education fit into all of this? The following course will be delivered by Rosina Gilboy who is a practicing and qualified Eco Green Flag Assessor and Global Consultant. She will aim to cover:

  • How does Global Education support Eco Schools?
  • How can you develop an Eco School’s audit and what tools can you use?
  • What ‘Eco’ support is available to you and your school?
  • Gain ideas from case studies from successful Eco Schools?
  • Consider actions required to achieve the Green Flag?
  • Review resources within CGE’s Resource Centre, that can support you on your Eco journey

Contact Rosina Gilboy- r.gilboy@yorksj.ac.uk



Fee £60 per participants(includes refreshments and free resource)

For schools that already organise activities in Fairtrade Fortnight or have registered for the Fair Trade School Award . This course will tackle issues around achieving the award & offer ways to develop & embed themes linked to Fair Trade into the curriculum. It supports working towards other connected global & sustainable awards. Further information r.gilboy@yorksj.ac.uk


Available as an INSET .


Ideal training for those who are looking for ideas to support their school's global curriculum; for those planning enrichment days or weeks and for those who want to know more about what globel learnign is and the resources available to support them.

Contact Rosina Gilboy r.gilboy@yorksj.ac.uk

Philosophy, Critical Thinking and Global Education

Training for primary and secondary practitioners offered as an INSET.

Do you and your school want to develop critical thinking skills but have not considered the benefits of ‘Philosophy’? This course will explore a methodology (P4C), using Global Education and Global issues. It must be noted that this methodology can be utilised in all subject areas (including others that deal with controversial issues.) The course will aim to:

Allow participants the opportunity to participate and observe key stages in a ‘philosophical’ session

  • It will explore what makes a question ‘philosophical’ and how you can develop this skill
  • Stimuli and resources will be identified for future use
  • Consider how philosophy can fit into the creative curriculum
  • Gain skills and knowledge about how you can facilitative a philosophy session
  • Reflect on the benefits of ‘philosophy’ and its impact on teaching and learning

Contact Rosina Gilboy for more details-r.gilboy@yorksj.ac.uk







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