What do we mean by global learning?

What is Development Education?
Irish Development Education Association (IDEA) (2012)
A short video discussing development education (aka global learning), what it means and why it is important. Viewers are urged to join the conversation too.
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Learning to live together in peace through Global Citizenship Education
UNESCO (2016)
Pretty animation about the importance of global citizenship education in a world which is increasingly interconnected.
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What is a 'global' citizen?

Identity 2016: Are you a global citizen?
BBC (2016)
A look at what identity means to people across the world.
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What is the reality of the world around us and what can be done to make it a better place?

Global Wealth Inequality: What you never knew you never knew
The Rules
(2013)
Shocking statistics on global wealth inequality. Only a few minutes long, but packs a powerful punch.
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The rich and the rest: #EvenItUp
Oxfam GB (2015)
Another short video on global wealth inequality, which includes more useful stats.
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Simon Pegg: What does coal have to do with hunger?
Oxfam GB (2015)
Comedian Simon Pegg explores how coal pollution leads to crop loss. But there is a solution...
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The Story of Stuff
The Story of Stuff Project (2007)
Twenty minute video examining consumerism in our modern age, which exposes the environmental and social problems caused by our production and consumption systems.
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The Story of Change
The Story of Stuff Project (2012)
A rallying call for people to come together as citizens and demand a change to the rules so we have a better, fairer economic system.
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Bringing the ‪SDGs‬ to life: Real change for real people
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) (2015)
Easy to digest explaination of the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which were recently adopted by the UN. Suitable for children of all ages.
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We Are What We Do: Intro for kids
Shift (2008)
Pitched towards young children, this animation looks at how small actions can change the world.
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Kid President - How To Change The World (a work in progress)
SoulPancake (2013)
The engaging Kid President explores different ideas for making the world a better place.
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Hear local pupils' and teachers' perspectives on global learning

Teachers in Development and Learning (TIDAL)
Children in Crossfire (2014)
Teachers and pupils from NI schools explain what they've gained from engaging in global learning.
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Hear from pupils and teacher's in England about their approach to global learning

What is Global Learning? A primary school case study
Leeds DEC (2015)
A seven minute long video with Bankside Primary in Leeds, a school which puts a big focus on exploring global learning.
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Get Behind Global Learning
Think Global (2014)
Schools involved in the Global Learning Programme in England (GLP-E) share their experiences.
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