Tuesday, October 04, 2011

How to teach ... global education

"In 2000, world leaders promised universal primary education by 2015. At that time more than 100 million children were out of school. The number has been reduced to 67 million, but there are only four years to go to meet the pledge. More than half of the children missing school are girls – it's expected that 50 million girls will be out of school 2015".
Children attend class in a makeshift primary school in the Makoko slum, in Lagos, Nigeria. Photograph: Sunday Alamba/AP

Read the full article in The Guardian  writen by Emily Drabble, guardian.co.uk, Monday 3 October, 2011

Apart from the Steve Sinnott Award, that can be interesting for UK schoolchildren aged 14 and 15, there are several links with resources, videos and plans aimed at KS/2 and KS/3 to workcitizenship, geography and history lessons.

Here you have one of the videos you can find surfing a little bit...

"In February 2011 our Young Ambassadors, Navdeep and Yasir, travelled to Guatemala to investigate the barriers to achieving education for all". http://www.sendmyfriend.org/teach

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