'A footprint means pressing down and global means world, so 'global footprint' means pressing down on the world and we don't want to press too hard' (child's definition of a Global Footprint)
what is Global Learning? CoreKnowledge Key Skills Values and Attitudes what is sustainability? what about climate change?
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Engaging Young People Examples

We encourage students to play an active role in working for change. In order to do this they need to think critically about the issues and about the information they receive.
Below are some examples.

  • Illusu Dam is a great example of active global citizenship from a pupil.
  • Kids do Global Footprints quiz shows Year 5 children at Charlton Kings school in Gloucestershire completing the Global Footprnts "How Big is your footprint" Quiz.
  • Environmental Champions shows Bishop Challoner students from years 7, 8 and 9 who have formed an Eco-Executive Committee to research sustainability and make proposals of changes to their school that will make it a sustainable school
  • Conflict Resolution The conflict resolution group are a team of Year 10 students who devote their time to making the Year 7's first year in Secondary school more comfortable and enjoyable.
  • The ocean project allowed students to together to create a digital web resource on East End Talking for schools in Tower Hamlets. The schools, Ben Jonson, Cayley, Halley, Harry Gosling and Redlands schools researched global issues such as Refugees, Fairtrade, Food, Health and Rights of the Child.