Connecting Classrooms offers a wealth of free local support and generous funding to help you build local and international partnerships to enhance the learning in your setting. The programme also offers a range of professional learning courses. The next courses on offer are:
– 13 Sep – Making Connections through Learning for Sustainability (contact Learning for Sustainability Scotland). Email: firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more.
Blue Planet Live Lesson, Secondary Schools session, 11.30 am, 14th June
Doug Allan is a natural history cameraman and presenter on programmes including Blue Planet. As part of Keep Scotland Beatutiful’s Upstream Battle campaign, Doug will be going live on their YouTube channel to share his experiences, and talk about his work to tell the world about the issue of marine litter.
Learning for Sustainability CPD Courses, Changeworks, Edinburgh, 7th June
A CPD workshop for Edinburgh school staff who wish to know more about Learning for Sustainability and how to creatively incorporate the waste or eco agenda into cross-curricular learning. Booking info here.
Start the Change, CPD Training, Highland One World, Inverness, 3rd June
HOW are looking for enthusiastic secondary teachers of all subjects to be part of an exciting EU global learning project. Focussing on the links between the UN Sustainable Development Goals, inequality and migration, the project aims to develop a model of active global citizenship for young people.
Storytelling about Sustainability, Moray House School of Education, Edinburgh, 19th June
Changing the stories that we live by is key to bringing about the changes needed to shift us all towards greater sustainability. This practical workshop will: introduce the use and practice of storytelling in a range of LfS contexts, explore the arts of story-crafting and provide useful techniques and exercises.
Book your Outdoor Learning Residential for 2019
The Shieling Project is an outdoor learning social enterprise based in the amazing Glen Strathfarrar in the central Highlands near Inverness. We offer schools residentials for up to five days which give lots of fun hands on ways to understand the past and look forward to a sustainable future.
Is our Education Provision Racially Literate? University of Edinburgh, 19 – 21st June
This two-day free event provides education practitioners with spaces to consider how literate you and your establishment are on matters of racial, cultural, religious and linguistic diversity.
Climate Ready Classroom Project
A one-day accredited carbon literacy training course for secondary schools which has been designed for young people aged 14–17 years, along with their teachers, and youth workers.
Children in Permaculture Training of Teachers, July 10th-14th, London and April 2020, Galloway
This course will equip you with the skills, understanding and other resources necessary to lead permaculture activities with children and to lead the introductory Children in Permaculture course.