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Video short from 'Story of Stuff'
TED talk on cardboard buildings
Climate change and education cartoon
African Garden Day workshops.
Working in partnership with Send a Cow Education we will be delivering at least 30 African Garden Days to Midlands primary schools. Find out more here.
"Creativity is not some exotic, optional extra. It's a strategic issue."
Following the successful completion of the national pilot project, 'Leading Through Values', Lifeworlds are now offering a number of courses, workshops and opportunities for educators and organisations to further explore values.
These will be led by the same delivery team as the LTV project and share the latest understanding and practice of learning through values.
Find out how we can support you to think about values in schools or organisations.
Lifeworlds are pleased to announce that their photographic venture, 'Listening Eye Images', will soon be available for schools and organisations to use more directly.
To meet with our photographers and learn more about using images for learning across the curriculum, join one of our 'Thinking beyond the lens' courses for teachers and other educators.
We will update you on progress with the new image projects, resources and opportunities soon.
Our latest Professional Learning Opportunities include the Getting to Grips series of courses for key areas of learning and the Bringing it Alive series that helps to reinvigorate or deepen learning and activity in schools.
Popular courses like Reading Our World are still there and we are inviting initial interest in our study visit projects for 2015.
We have new courses for leaders, co-ordinators as well as new values courses based on our widely acclaimed national pilot project, 'Leading Through Values'. All courses are listed in the relevant sections of this site and more will be added soon.
image from Listening Eye Images
11 Nov 2014
Values, Global Learning and Curriculum 2014.
A full day exploring the connections between values and global learning within the new curriculum. The course will be running in Nottingham. Places just £175 including lunch and contribution to supply cover. Qualifies for GLP e-credits. Contact for info
Last updated: 11 September 2014
A new DfID funded Global Learning Programme (GLP) is now available to support schools in England. Lifeworlds are registering some of their courses as 'Approved training' (see logo above) and have also produced a special cluster model for schools in the GLP to work together with support from us.
If you're a GLP school see what we can offer here.
If you want to know more about GLP then contact us for an informal chat.
Lifeworlds are delighted to be working in partnership with Send a Cow Education to deliver their African Garden Day workshops for primary schools. We will be providing at least 30 workshops in the Birmingham, Stoke-on-Trent and Stockport/Macclesfield areas.
Your school may qualify to receive the workshop free of charge, but if it doesn't then you can still book this hands-on and educational opportunity. Visit the AGD pages to find out more or contact us for an informal chat.
The Lifeworlds team are pleased to have become an Official Eco-Schools England Education Affiliate.
This means we will be providing greater support for Eco-Schools and offering new CPD, resources and pupil workshops to inspire, develop and sustain Eco-Schools activity.
A dedicated Eco-Schools@Lifeworlds page will be available soon, but in the mean time please contact us with any requests or queries.
"...we’re working to such tight deadlines on everything so I really appreciate how flexible you have been and have been amazed by the quality of resources you’re creating in such short time frames."
Helen Davis, Education Resource Commissioning Editor, British Red Cross
17 Nov 2014
Education and Equality Conference
Lifeworlds will be running a session 'Common ground: values, gender and global perspectives in learning' at the NASUWT conference in London. Booking information here.
New book published
Lifeworlds are excited about the publication of 'Tommy', a brand new picture book from author Jan Hedge and illustrator Jess Thomas. Find out more at the Tommy micro site.