“Global learning is education that puts learning in a global context, fostering:
Think Global, formerly the Development Education Association
This section enables aims to develop a broader understanding of global learning. A glance at the self-assessment tool will also help.
As a result of global learning:
Children here in the UK can learn from as well as about overseas experiences. The global dimension is often about people elsewhere being empowered to make changes for themselves. The priority is for pupils to understand more about how things come to be as they are, and what could be done to prevent it.
A further characteristic of the global dimension is that it makes links between the local and the global. Poverty, for instance, is not seen as simply out there. Food in supermarkets can have a great deal to do with conditions for growers and land use elsewhere
The documents and case studies below help in this process.
The documents below are numbered to give an indication of a development process which aids the successful implementation of RRE.