Primary Education for Global Learning and Sustainability

The Global Skills Gap: Preparing young people for the new global economy

Business leaders see broadening young people's horizons and teaching them about our globalised world as vital if the UK is to compete in the global economy, according to a report by the British Council and Think Global. This report summarises research by with 500 UK chief executives and board level directors in companies with at least 10 employees.

Cultivating a Global Outlook for the Global Economy

If school leavers are to contribute to a rapidly evolving global economy, then they need to learn about it. Yet our education system at present only does so adequately at the fringes. The evidence in this report shows that learning about global issues at school gives young people the skills to help them access good careers.

Community cohesion: where next for schools?

This briefing from Think Global and Runnymede Trust builds on the findings of a high-level round table hosted by Baroness Walmsley in December 2010. It explores how NGOs, teachers and policy-makers can continue to promote community cohesion in a policy environment which aims to reduce prescription and promote school freedom, including no longer inspecting schools’ contributions to community cohesion.

Water, local to global

A project to reduce water consumption at St Richard's RC Primary School in Longsight, Manchester, developed into a literacy-based exploration of water inequality and a decision by pupils to raise funds for the provision of clean water in Sub-Saharan Africa.
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