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.
Attention all teachers
Oxfam Cymru invites Swansea schools to participate in Stand as One refugees rally in Swansea
In partnership with Oxfam, Think Global have recently published a new maths resource Bringing data to life -statistical approaches to global issues.
The 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games begin on 5th August in Rio de Janiero, Brazil.
The Global Learning- Programme Wales, working in partnership with Show Racism the Red Card, is offering a free course in Llandudno on 28th June. The training is designed to improve teachers’ knowledge and understanding of population movements including refugees and asylum seekers, and empowering them to tackle prejudice and racism in school.
The UEFA Euro 2016 finals kick off in France on 10th June.