Think Global has been involved in a wide range of global learning and development education projects over many years. Most recently these include:
The World’s Largest Lesson – developing a bank of teaching resources to help teachers all around the world to deliver a lesson about the Sustainable Development Goals
Engaging the UK public in international development – We worked extensively with BOND to deliver a programme of training to staff working in international NGOs.
Developing a Maths and Geography global learning toolkit – With the generous support of the Nuffield Foundation, we collaborated with Oxfam on the creation of a toolkit to support Maths and Geography teachers in secondary schools.
The Mini Grants Scheme was part of DFID’s Development Awareness Fund, a competitive fund designed to support not-for-profit organisations across the UK carry out projects which raise public awareness and understanding of global poverty and how it can be reduced.
Mini Grants projects were required to promote public understanding of development issues, with a focus on one or more of the following objectives:
Over 13 rounds of funding, Think Global have administered 192 Mini Grants projects.
Think Global administered the European Commission Capacity Building project (ECCB), a three year project from 2006-2009. The project had nine partners based in England and three project associates based in Hungary, Malta and East & South Africa.
The project worked with over 2,500 people in England – including black and ethnic minorities, refugees and asylum seekers, and socially excluded and geographically isolated groups – and reached out to over 10,000 wider beneficiaries across the UK, Africa and European Network.
Its aim was to broaden and deepen the engagement of European Communities in development issues, particularly of those who have experienced the barriers to participation, to ensure a long term impact on support for poverty and more equitable North-South relations.
To read more about the project download Building Capacity
In 2006 Think Global launched Global Youth Action. This national programme supported young people to explore global issues that mattered to them and take action for a just and sustainable world.
Think Global commissioned an independent evaluation of this programme, subsequently utilising the learning from Global Youth Action and published “Connect, Challenge, Change. A practical guide to global youth work. (2010).”