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Give a global dimension to children's rights 15 November 2016

Schools across Wales are teaching and learning about children’s rights and developing as Rights Respecting Schools.  

Learning about children’s rights is an excellent opportunity to consider the global as well as the local context as children’s rights are universal and apply to all children everywhere.


Safe Havens and New Challenges Workshop - 10 January 2017 - Ceredigion and Powys 15 November 2016

A new “Safe Havens and New Challenges?” event for Ceredigion and Powys schools has been organised with the relevant county councils to take place in University of Wales, Trinity St David's, Lampeter on 10 January, 2017.


Mid Wales Fair Trade Celebration 07 November 2016

Come and join us to celebrate all things Fair Trade with cake, talks and products from around the world


Resource of the month: Universal Children's Day - 20 November 2016 01 November 2016

20th November 2016 is Universal Children’s Day


Oxfam: Global citizenship: Exploring the refugee crisis and the movement of people 04 October 2016

The people who have fled their homes during the refugee crisis are just like you and me, with families, friends and lives which have been torn apart by conflict and disaster. Forced to travel vast distances in the hope of a safe future. Issues relating to refugees, asylum seekers and migration appear in the news on a daily basis and can be challenging topics to address in the classroom.


October is Black History Month 30 September 2016

Many schools in Wales support Black History month, part of an annual celebration of the contributions Black people have made to our country and Britain as a whole.


Poppies and 'Peace in Action' School Conference 2016 20 September 2016

Wales for Peace and the National Assembly for Wales bring you their annual Schools' Conference:'Peace in Action'.

This is a fantastic opportunity for learners to develop cross-curricular skills, including those essential for literacy, history and the Welsh Bacc.


GLP-W Resource of the Month: Celebrating the European Day of Languages 15 September 2016

26th September - European Day of Languages

Held every year to celebrate linguistic diversity and promote language learning, European Day of Languages is in keeping with Global Futures – the Welsh Government’s plan to improve and promote modern foreign languages and its ambition for Wales to become a “bilingual plus one” nation. 


NEW bilingual resources to follow up the World's Largest Lesson 2016 14 September 2016

Further engage your pupils with Global Goal 5 for gender equality with activities targeted at Key Stages 2 and 3 that support literacy, numeracy, geography, PSE and ESDGC.  


NEW resource: World's Largest Lesson 2016 05 September 2016

Get ready for the World’s Largest Lesson (week beginning 19th September, 2016)

The World’s Largest Lesson is an initiative which aims to ensure that all children, everywhere, learn about the Sustainable Development Goals. This year, the focus is on Goal 5 “Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.”

GLP-W is keen to support schools in Wales to deliver the World’s Largest Lesson and has facilitated translation of the relevant resource into Welsh.