This initiative offers an innovative and exciting way for upper primary learners to engage in topic, country or issues based learning. Learners are supported to research, write, illustrate and design a book in a single day! It builds and develops a wide range of core skills including literacy, ICT, critical thinking, and teamwork. It is also a lot of fun!
This is an extended project that is centred around our 2011-12 Study Visit to Kerala in southern India. It is an in-depth action learning project that will involve a broad range of outputs including dissemination events, publications and a new community of practice interested in the deep exploration of why we learn, how we learn and what learning is for. Stay informed of this project here.
As the world population passes the 7 billion mark, we launch 7 Billion Reasons to explore this momentous event and what it means to us and for us. We are each one of the 7 billion reasons for this project and we invite you and your learners to join us in this exciting new initiative.
Lifeworlds Learning have a variety of initiatives or projects on the go at any one time. Some are closed projects and are shared here for information purposes. Others are open projects available for bookings or for you to play a part in. Click on a project name to find out more about each.
Time 2 Think is an exciting new web-based project offering a bank of classroom activities and CPD resources that encourage critical learning and build upon OSDE methodology and Through Other Eyes.
This project includes day courses, KS1 & 2 story workshops and staff twilights that enable teachers to explore the use and power of picture books for understanding more about the world and ourselves. It is designed to improve the teaching of reading, global awareness, community cohesion and learning about identity through an engaging and enjoyable approach grounded in current theory and skills.
CO2morrow is our major new project for anyone interested in climate change. It makes a departure from the doom and gloom scenarios that so often dominate climate change materials and instead takes the positive responses to climate change from around the world as its starting point. Join in and help to explore a brighter tomorrow...
We live in an urban world and what happens in our urban spaces and their hinterlands will in many cases determine all of our futures. This ongoing project will build a number of opportunities to share and explore this significant landmark and challenge in human evolution. Our Urban Futures are complex and challenging, but also full of opportunities
In June 2011 Lifeworlds co-ordinated a Festival of Learning for the umbrella body of learning communities MELA. The event was called Transforming Education, Transforming Ourselves: inspirational spaces for learning and change and generated a challenging and engaging debate involving regional and national stakeholders. These pages share and carry on the dialogue.
The importance of leadership for learning is well established, but how often do we take time to think about leadership as learning - the modelling of learning as leaders. This project explores the challenges of leadership and the opportunities and possibilities of approaching leadership as learners ourselves.
This is a 'hands-on' outdoor learning project that can be delivered over 1 or several days depending on the chosen focus. It works to engage pupils in designing, resourcing and building a woodwork project to improve the school grounds. It is ideally suited to years 5 and 6 and to small team-based learning. Click the title above to learn more.