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EC GTA Tenders and Sub Contracting Opportunities29th November 2013
LGEC has recieved funding from the European Commission to establish a structured and nationally recognised Global Education programme. The progamme is being piloted in England, Ireland, Latvia and Hungary. In order to meet the targets and requirements of the fund, LGEC is inviting applications for the following tenders:
- Writing, Editing, Design and Printing of an Introduction to Global Education Handbook
- European Website with Multiple Language Support
- External Evaluation of the Programme
Please find all relevant documents below. If you would like more information on any of these opportunities, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for submission of applications is 6th December 2013.
Funding for Schools to Develop International Partnerships - deadline 31 January 201422nd November 2013
The British Council has announced that it is currently inviting applications for funding of up to £1,500 from UK schools for partnerships between schools in the UK and other countries. The funding which is being made available through the Connecting Classrooms – Schools Partnerships initiative offers young people the chance to collaborate directly with their international peers, bringing challenging global issues to life and creating meaningful cross-cultural relationships. The grant must be spent on visits from at least one teacher from each of the schools in the partnership. It should be used to cover the cost of: Flights; Accommodation; Travel insurance; Local transport; Visas; Vaccinations; Food, etc. The funding is available to all educational institutions with students aged from 3 to 18. The British Council accepts applications for schools from across the Middle East, Sub-Saharan and North Africa, South and East Asia, Central and South America, and the UK. Schools need to be able to show how the Connecting Classrooms partnership will increase: Global citizenship; Enrich education; Develop equitable and sustainable partnerships between schools.
Look out for Connecting Classrooms course advertised on LGEC website, or alternatively, visit www.glocalclassrooms.org.ukPermalink
Blacko Primary School achieve Fairtrade status!19th September 2013
Blacko Primary School have become only the second primary school in Pendle to achieve the Fairtrade Schools Award. Part of the Pendle Schools Fairtrade Schools Network set up by LGEC in 2012, pupils at the school, led by TA Edwina Nowland, have worked hard to promote Fairtrade in school and in the local community. If your school is interested in joining the network or learing more about Fairtrade please contact Catherine Naylor at LGEC.Permalink
GTA Level 1 comes to Lancashire in October.19th September 2013
The course will be run at The Woodlands Conference Centre in Chorley on October 7th. A great opportunity for teachers with an interest in Global/Development Education, the Global Teachers Award will enable teachers to develop skills, knowledge and practical approaches so that they can incorporate global learning into their teaching and the curriculum. It will help to nurture informed, active global citizens amongst pupils and enhance school SMSC provision.
The Global Teachers Award (GTA) is endorsed by Oxfam and Think Global and is a nationally recognised award scheme run by the Consortium of Development Education Centres All trainers have been validated by Liverpool Hope University.
Journal of Critical Studies Issue 127th August 2013
The Journal of Critical Southern Studies (JCSS), founded as part of the efforts to provide an authentic outlet for the promotion and representation of 'otherness' through the lense of Southern voice, is now available for reading online or downloading: http://jcss.our.dmu.ac.uk/current-issue/Permalink