'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?

Global Learning and the Global Dimension (general)

To download and read the different government and NGO documents on Global Learning, the Global Dimension and Global Citizenship via a hyperlinked PDF, click here.

www.globalgateway.org.uk  This site includes funding opportunities for schools linked to global issues. It also has subject links and information about international links for schools.

www.dep.org.uk has a good range of sustainable development activity ideas for the primary classroom, and resources around school councils and citizenship.

Global Eye: Global Eye Primary and Global Eye Secondary are sites full of resources promoting understanding of development issues. Created by Royal Geographical Society.

Sustainability and the environment

www.peopleandplanet.org is the largest all-age student network in Britain campaigning to end world poverty, defend human rights and protect the environment.

www.planetpals.com   A site providing examples of recycling activities throughout the world and useful links to other sustainability issues. The information is presented in an easily understood and accessible format and they even have facebook characters!

EU Environment website An EU website that focuses on four themes which the European Union has decided to concentrate on: air, water, waste and nature. 

Diversity, Racism and Refugees

www.britkid.org  Thanks to Mary Young for this great website for anti racist stuff.