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.
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.
Come and join us to celebrate all things Fair Trade with cake, talks and products from around the world
20th November 2016 is Universal Children’s Day
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.