Global Learning Programme Wales

Think Global is a member of the consortium delivering the Global Learning Programme in Wales (GLP-W) on behalf of the Department for International Development. We are the lead partner in the management of the website.

The programme is due to run until July 2018  and is currently engaging with schools across Wales. To get involved visit www.globaldimension.org.uk/glpwales.

What is the Global Learning Programme Wales (GLP-W)?

The Global Learning Programme Wales (GLP-W) is a government-funded opportunity to make a real difference in the teaching, learning and experience of Global Citizenship in Wales.

Why should schools take part?

Over a three year period starting in 2014, the GLP-W is creating a national network of schools committed to:

  • equipping their pupils with the knowledge and skills to make a positive contribution to a globalised world; and
  • helping teachers to deliver effective teaching and learning about development and global issues at Key Stages 2 and 3.

What are the aims of the GLP-W?

The GLP-W aims to embed global learning in the curriculum and the wider life of the school. It’s not simply about global learning being delivered through a single subject, the occasional assembly or theme day but rather aims to:

  • Help children and young people understand their role in a globally interdependent world and explore ways by which they can make it more just and sustainable
  • Familiarise pupils with the concepts of interdependence, development and globalisation
  • Stimulate critical thinking about global issues, both at a whole school and pupil level
  • Help schools promote greater awareness of global poverty and how it can be reduced
  • Enable teachers to explore new and alternative ways of teaching about development and sustainability in the classroom.

Guidance and support for embedding global learning across the whole of your school can be found throughout the GLP-W website, which is hosted by Think Global.

GLP-W Partners

The GLP-W is funded by the UK government, and our partners in the programme include:

Get in touch

If you would like more information about our work on this programme, please contact Sarah Williams via sarah.williams@think-global.org.uk.