Nominations for our Global Educator of the Year Award for 2017 have now closed. The winner will be announced at the end of July.
Think Global's survey of schools about 'Prevent' has shown that many lack confidence in 'proactive safeguarding' - creating a safe space within school for children to discuss difficult global issues connected to extremism and radicalisation. This is in contrast to much greater confidence with 'reactive safeguarding' - spotting the danger signs and taking action.
Think Global's new Programme Manager Catherine Richardson shares some of her experiences working in Uganda, and explains how these have helped shape her views about Global Learning
Piia Pelimanni, Education Coordinator at RISC, outlines the thinking behind their new publication.
The Sutton Trust have recently published a report on 'What makes great teaching?' which includes a section on seven 'great' teaching methods that research shows are not so effective. You can read a short summary on this blog. There are some thought-provoking challenges to what many educational professionals would consider good practice included in the list.