Fully-funded Professional Learning Opportunities

Whether you’re looking for individual or whole-school professional learning opportunities, the Connecting Classrooms through Global Learning programme is here to help.

Our network of experienced local and national training partners offers a variety of fully-funded courses; delivered in a way that suits you and your school or early years setting.

Scroll through the info below to find out more about our courses and book your place.

Not sure which course is best for you? Get in touch with us to discuss your needs.

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1. Making Connections Through Learning for Sustainability

Aligned with Scotland’s education priorities and the UN Sustainable Development Goals, this award-winning, GTCS-accredited, professional learning programme supports you to develop the confidence to plan for, and implement, Learning for Sustainability in your practice: making connections at individual, school and global levels, and inspiring your learners to collaborate on the issues that shape our world.

Delivered as a facilitated online course for individuals, or a whole-school blend of face-to-face and online learning.

Course dates:

  • Individuals: Select from the following start dates. Click on your preferred date to book your place:
  • Contact us to arrange a whole-school programme.

2. Learning for the Sustainable Development Goals

Learning for the Sustainable Development Goals is designed for GTCS registered teachers and early years practitioners in Scotland.

Combining a mix of face-to-face meetups with online sharing and discussion, Learning for the Sustainable Development Goals supports teachers in developing their confidence, knowledge, and skills to bring the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) alive in the classroom and beyond. Links to Curriculum for Excellence will be made explicit, as will the national and international contexts which support young people to critically engage in real-world issues.

Blended learning: delivered over 2 x face-to-face sessions and 1 x webinar, or as a whole-school opportunity.

Get in touch with your local Development Education Centre for details of course dates.

3. Equitable and Sustainable International School Partnerships

This course supports teachers with an existing international school partnership to:

  • use different global citizenship tools to measure the nature of their partnership and explore the impact of power, equity, strengths and challenges
  • develop a shared vision for the future and to create an action plan to develop their partnership further.

Blended learning: delivered over 2 x face-to-face sessions and 1 x webinar.

Contact your local Development Education Centre to find out more about courses in your area.

4. Webinars

We offer a regular series of webinars on a variety of topics. These are available to all practitioners. Watch this space for details of forthcoming sessions.