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What is the Global Dimension?

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Global Dimension (DfID) A unique website for teachers. A helpful guide to books, videos, posters and websites which bring a global dimension to teaching.
Leeds Development Education centre A definition of the Global Dimension written by Leeds DEC.
British Council The UK's international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations
Developing Citizenship Information on Global Education from the Developing Citizenship website.

Global Dimension resources and training

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Oxfam Coolplanet Oxfam's website for teachers
Manchester Development Education Project Teaching resources section of Manchester DEP website.
Science Learning Centres Highest quality Continuing Professional Development for everyone involved in science education, at all levels.
Christian Aid - Global Gang Ideas for bringing global issues into the classroom from Christian Aid's Global Gang website.
WWF Learning WWF's site containing resoures and training for Education for Sustainable Development (ESD).
CAFOD CAFOD's Primary and Secondary teaching resources.
Global Eye Online educational resource for schools to raise awareness of current global development issues.

Development education providers in the North West

Independent local centres are situated throughout the north west, aiming to raise the profile of global issues and encourage positive local action for global change. They can help to lighten the workload and increase people's knowledge and understanding.

Area Address Tel Fax Email
Cheshire Cheshire Development Education Centre, 1 & 3 The Mount, Boughton, Chester, CH3 5UD 01244 347880 0870 288 5721 info@cheshiredec.org
Cumbria Cumbria Development Education Centre, University of Cumbria, Low Nook, Rydal Road, Ambleside, LA22 9BB 015394 30231 015394 30231 office@cdec.org.uk
Greater Manchester Development Education Project, Laurel Cottage, c/o MMU, 799 Wilmslow Road, Manchester M20 2RR 0161 921 8020 0161 921 8010 info@dep.org.uk
Central Lancashire including. Blackburn with Darwen Lancashire Global Education Centre, 37 St. Peters Square, Preston PR1 7BX 01772 252299 01772 888174 lgec@lgec.org.uk
Merseyside Liverpool World Centre, Toxteth TV, 37-45 Windsor Street, Liverpool, L8 5SL 0151 708 6515 info@liverpoolworldcentre.org
North Lancashire including. Blackpool Global Link Development Education Centre, 24a New Street, Lancaster, LANCS, LA1 1EG 01524 36201 01524 36201 info@globallink.org.uk

National and regional bodies

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Development Education Association The national network of some 250 member organisations that share a commitment to development education.
Department for International Development UK Government department working to promote sustainable development and world poverty.
North West Regional Assembly - Action for Sustainability Sustainable Development at the North West Regional Assembly.
Department for Education and Skills UK Government Department for Education and Skills.