The Centre runs a number of events each term. Please contact Guy Benton for further information.


Developing Teachers as Global Learning Practitioners
17:00 Tuesday 3 March 2015, ground floor meeting room, LIDC, 36 Gordon Square, WC1H 0PD
Speakers: Dr Clare Bentall (IOE) and Anne-Marie Duguid (Head of Teaching and Learning, SSAT)

This seminar explores what it means to be a Lead Practitioner in Global Learning within schools. It introduces and discusses the theory behind a new CPD framework developed as part of the Global Learning Programme, England, for supporting teachers to move from classroom teacher to leading Global Learning and achieving accredited status.


Learning, Islam and Action for Social Change: the contribution of Muslim Schools

17:00 Tuesday 17 March 2015, ground floor meeting room, LIDC, 36 Gordon Square, WC1H 0PD. Speaker: Monowara Gani, MADE in Europe (Muslim Agency for Development Education)

The purpose of the seminar will be to:

  • showcase MADE's model of development education through Islam
  • share evidence of MADE's work within Muslim schools and their impact on young people
  • discuss contribution of MADE's work to broader debates within development education and global learning


Videos of previous seminars

You can see some of our previous seminars below:

Debate: Global Learning - The Future of Education?

Dr Douglas Bourn, Director of the DERC, and Dr Alex Standish, Lecturer in Geography Education at the IOE and author of 'The False Promise of Global Learning: Why Education Needs Boundaries' contributed to the debate which was chaired by Professor David Lambert. View the debate

Is Global Learning for everyone? Dr Clare Bentall, IOE

Transformative Learning through Development Education NGOs. A Comparative Study of Britain and Spain Dr Eleanor Brown, Researcher at University of York

Arts Educators and Global Learning - who's answering whose question? Will Essilfie, Researcher at IOE and feelance Educator