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Workshops on STEM for a Fair and Sustainable World
23 May 2017
How can pupils be taught about global issues through STEM? This question was explored at our two joint workshops with Practical Action. Held in Belfast and Bellaghy, these workshops gave 40 teachers and educators a chance to try out classroom activities which encourage pupils to come up with STEM solutions to real world problems.
Eco-Schools Celebration Day
29 Mar 2017
The GLP team joined a special Eco-Schools Celebration Day on Oxford Island. During the event, we got to see some wonderful displays from local GLP Schools. Teachers and pupils were there to show-off their super green flag projects.
Global Learning Week at St Kieran’s
St Kieran’s Primary School dedicated an entire week to global learning as part of its involvement in the GLP. Everyone explored a foreign country AND one of the new Global Goals agreed by world leaders in 2015, with the work tailored to be appropriate to each year group and class. The week culminated in a special Global Learning Day, which the GLP team was invited to attend!
Side by side. Together as one
1 Dec 2016
GLP School Christ the Redeemer Primary invited us to a brilliant inter-faith celebration with Oakwood Integrated Primary. A key message of the event was the need for us all to come together to make the world better. The GLP team left feeling inspired! The celebration was held as part of an IEF-funded project, which saw pupils visit places where they could learn about other cultures.
The World’s Largest Lesson
18-24 Sept 2016
Many GLP Schools got involved in the World’s Largest Lesson this year. They joined educators across the world in raising awareness of the new Global Goals among children and young people. This album includes pics from Christ the Redeemer Primary School, St Louise's Comprehensive College and Kesh Primary School.
Seminar on the Global Goals
14 Sept 2016
GLP Coordinator Orla had the privilege of speaking at a recent half day seminar on the new Global Goals (SDGs), organised by the Open University and CADA at the Stormont Hotel. The event focused on what these goals mean for Northern Ireland and how we can all help ensure they are achieved by the 2030 deadline.
16 Aug 2016
The GLP had a great day at #EduFestNI in Culleybackey College, showcasing our programme to teachers and schools from across NI. #EduFestNI was a chance for teachers to get together and learn from one another at an event organised by teachers for teachers!
Green Day at Ulidia
22 June 2016
GLP School Ulidia Integrated College invited Acorn Integrated Primary to join its 8th annual Green Day event. Green Day is a whole school day of action with a big focus on the environment. Learners are encouraged to think about the global implications of their actions and to make positive decisions regarding their environment.
Global learning days at Corrymeela
19 Apr & 6 May
Two action-packed global learning days for P7 pupils were organised by St Patrick's and St Brigid's Primary School at Corrymeela, Ballycastle. The GLP School came together for the events with its shared education partner, Ballycastle Integrated Primary School. The first day was centred around an international café, where pupils met with people from many different cultures. We were lucky enough to be invited to the second day, during which pupils rotated around a number of different global learning activities.
GLP Resource Writing Days
5 & 11 Apr 2016
We recruited six GLP lead teachers to help us develop a new resource on water. Across two days during April, they gathered at our HQ in Belfast and got stuck into working on the resource, which we hope to publish soon on this website. We'd like to say a massive thanks to them all!
Global Question Time at Stormont
17 Nov 2015
Sixth formers from four GLP Schools joined the debate at this Stormont event organised by CADA to bring first time and future voters together with MLAs, NGO representatives & business leaders. Well done to Lismore Comprehensive, Shimna Integrated College, Assumption Grammar School & St Louise's Comprehensive College! A report on the event is available here: http://goo.gl/Q6xUmL
Lismore Comprehensive at Sentinus Young Innovators
Students from Lismore Comprehensive entered a number of projects incorporating global learning themes into this leading science fair, which was held at Ulster University, Jordanstown. Lismore was one of the first colleges to sign up for the GLP!
Eco-Schools 20th Anniversary Event
5 March 2015
We were delighted to join the Eco-Schools team in celebrating the initiative's 20th anniversary at a special event in Meadowbank Sports Arena, Magherafelt.