4th May 2017
Following a recent Global Learning Programme (GLP) led British Values CPD course, Kingston Park Primary School is delighted to have become one of only two schools in Newcastle to become an expert training centre.
The GLP is a government funded programme seeking to create a national network of like-minded schools, committed to equipping their pupils to succeed in a globalised world by helping their teachers to deliver effective teaching and learning about development and global issues at key stages 2 and 3 (although it can also be tailored to key stage 1 and EYFS).
By giving schools the tools to embed global learning into teaching across the curriculum, the GLP is helping schools to:
Our Curriculum Initiative TLR 2, Mrs Young, attended a 2 days training course in Warwick from 11th – 13th January 2017. Following this training, Mrs Young sought to build a network of local schools (including the 7 trust schools, Kenton High School) and through a series of free CPD sessions, has begun to support 16 schools throughout Newcastle, Northumberland and Gateshead to develop the skills to deliver teaching and learning about global learning issues across the curriculum.
Becoming an expert centre will bring several great benefits to Kingston Park: