Monthly Archives: October 2018

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“GLP gives you the opportunity to make great connections which will ensure the journey begins long before you step on the plane and long after you arrive back in Scotland.”

Tom Simpson is a Depute Head Teacher in Aberdeen. He secured this role shortly before leaving for his GLP summer placement in Rwanda and knew the trip would be useful for developing his skillset and network for the new term and position. The GLP alumni network is growing across Scotland. The diverse make-up [...]

By |2019-05-13T15:47:38+00:00October 8th, 2018|News, Rwanda Case Study|0 Comments

“We must pour our energy into what we do between 9am and 3pm. It is between those hours we can have the greatest impact upon our children – GLP reinforced this belief.”

Claire Ionta is a primary school teacher in South Lanarkshire. She travelled to Masindi in Uganda in 2018. Having volunteered in Africa previously, Claire was looking for an opportunity to harness her skillsets as a teacher to return to support communities in a sustainable and meaningful way. Having been a teacher for four [...]

By |2019-05-13T15:47:40+00:00October 8th, 2018|News, Uganda Case Study|0 Comments

“Learning for Sustainability will help my ASN pupils have a better understanding of the world.”

Astrid Patrigeon, an Additional Support Needs (ASN) teacher in Aberdeen, originally took part in Global Learning Partnerships in 2016 and returned as a Team Lead in 2018. Both trips took her to communities in Rwanda. Astrid is using her first-hand experiences to inspire her pupils to better understand the world outside of their [...]

By |2019-05-13T15:47:41+00:00October 2nd, 2018|News, Rwanda Case Study|0 Comments

“Although there are many struggles, there are many positives that can be learned from Ugandan teachers.”

Susan Hamill is an Acting Principal Teacher of Employability in Paisley. She applied for GLP for a number of reasons: she had always wanted to do an overseas placement to make a difference; she thought it was a great professional and personal development opportunity; and she wanted to learn more about the world [...]

By |2019-05-13T15:47:42+00:00October 2nd, 2018|News, Uganda Case Study|0 Comments

“Teaching is universal. It needs to be creative and active to be successful. That’s a lesson GLP reinforced for us all.”

Caitlin Morrison is a history teacher in Wick. She applied for the GLP 2018 Rwandan group to make a difference in the world through her skills as an educator. As well as upskilling Rwandan teachers, Caitlin learned lessons about herself and her own teaching practices which are already changing the way she interacts [...]

By |2019-05-13T15:47:46+00:00October 2nd, 2018|News, Rwanda Case Study|0 Comments

“GLP is the best CLPL activity I have experienced in my career and has had the biggest impact on both my professional and home lives.”

Jill Callander is a Mentor with Aberdeenshire Council with more than 20 years’ experience in primary education. She first travelled to Uganda with the first cohort of our global teachers in 2012 and returned in 2018 as a Team Lead. She believes the programme has grown in terms of strength, sustainability and impact [...]

By |2019-05-13T15:47:48+00:00October 2nd, 2018|News, Uganda Case Study|0 Comments

“GLP was a challenge to mark my milestone 50th birthday.”

Margaret Rule, a principal teacher and educational support officer in Aberdeenshire, spent the summer of 2018 in the Ruhango Province of Rwanda. Margaret, who turned 50 in September of this year, wanted to challenge herself to mark the milestone and the experience has reinvigorated her desire to continue to progress her career. [...]

By |2019-05-13T15:47:49+00:00October 2nd, 2018|News, Rwanda Case Study|0 Comments

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