'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?
what about climate change?

Learning Outcomes for Pupils:

An aligned approach to Global Learning and SMSC can enable pupils to:

  • Explore ‘bigger than self’ social and global issues
  • Develop an awareness of the wider world and their local communities
  • Become willing to act to make the world a more equitable and sustainable place
  • Develop a positive attitude to difference
  • Become increasingly reflective about beliefs, values and other profound aspects of human experience
  • Use imagination, creativity and curiosity in their learning
  • Learn to ask deeper questions and develop critical thinking skills
  • Engage with perspectives on life which are very different from their own
  • Take part in a range of activities requiring social skills
  • Develop and apply an understanding of right and wrong, whilst exploring dilemmas where there are no easy answers
  • Develop an awareness of, and respect towards, diversity in gender, race, religion and belief, age, culture, sexual orientation and disability. 
  • Overcome barriers to their learning and development
  • Respond positively to a range of artistic, sporting and cultural opportunities
  • Develop the skills and attitudes to enable full participation in democratic and modern Britain and the wider world

Developed for HEC Global Learning Centre by Linda Ramirez Barker