Archive for April, 2009
- April 29th, 2009
- Comments: none Tags: : Categories africa, citizenship, commonwealth, CPD
LTS is seeking applications from teachers in Scotland for a group study visit to Uganda in July 2009, with a closing date of 8th May. Full details are on our website.
LTS works in partnership with Link Community Development’s Scottish staff to organise and support this visit and other activity. The Uganda visit is focused on School performance and review, and the group participants will spend two weeks in Africa contributing to local educational development.More
- April 29th, 2009
- Comments: none Tags: : Categories citizenship, colombia, international
Drugs education and its impact on communities is the theme of a very interesting collaborative project involving Girvan Academy in South Ayrshire and a high school in Colombia, South America. It has active Police support through the Scottish Crime and Drug Enforcement Agency, and support from LTS too.
An article in ‘The Herald’ titled “Pupils get lessons on cocaine trade” describes the work. And Gareth Rae, the teacher leading the project at Girvan, will be presenting a seminar about this activity this September at the Scottish Learning Festival conference in Glasgow. You can book online for a place at this free event.
The Guardian also covered the Girvan project in an article titled “Cracking Cocaine“.More
- April 9th, 2009
- Comments: none Tags: : Categories europe, sustainable development
The European Commission site for school pupils who are concerned about Environmental issues, ‘Environment for Young Europeans’, focuses on the key themes of Air, Water, Waste, and Nature. This is a useful web resource for teachers covering Sustainable Development with their classes. Information, activity suggestions, downloads, games, etc.More