Global Learning Partnerships reaccredited by GTCS

The Wood Foundation’s Global Learning Partnerships (GLP) programme has been reaccredited by the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS) with the award Professional Recognition in Learning for Sustainability (LfS). The immersive professional and personal learning and development programme, which empowers leaders of LfS, includes a month-long placement in Uganda and Rwanda. [...]

By |2020-10-08T08:36:16+00:00October 8th, 2020|News|0 Comments

“Our network has rallied together, apart, for Ugandan education”

Practitioners throughout Scotland have come together to develop a series of learning resources with RedEarth Education in Uganda to support the continuation of education during lockdown in the country. Programme Manager Georgea Hughes comments on the partnership. “Our commitment to our network and partners remains despite the fact we have had [...]

By |2020-05-19T10:41:35+00:00May 19th, 2020|News|0 Comments

“GLP’s commitment to our network”

Georgea Hughes is Programme Manager at The Wood Foundation. She comments on the cancellation of the 2020 summer placement and our ongoing commitment to the GLP network. “The global pandemic has unfortunately left us with no choice but to cancel the 2020 summer placement for GLP. While we expected this outcome [...]

By |2020-05-07T11:42:33+00:00May 4th, 2020|News|0 Comments

“GLP is a wholly collaborative experience.”

Sam Davidson is undertaking a Masters in Inclusive Education. His GLP experience, and the collaboration therein, will feed into his research. He was part of our 2019 cohort. “I hadn’t originally connected the collaboration element of my masters research to GLP but upon returning it became clear that the relationship with [...]

By |2020-02-06T12:41:07+00:00February 6th, 2020|News|0 Comments

“Having the time and opportunity to work with other practitioners from home and abroad was invigorating, empowering and affirming.”

Laura Hepburn was part of our 2019 cohort that spent the summer in Uganda and Rwanda. She was seeking an experience that would provide challenge and inspiration. “GLP offers two things I consider to be deeply important - supporting others and reflecting on, and refining, my skills for teaching and learning. [...]

By |2020-02-04T15:59:49+00:00February 4th, 2020|News|0 Comments

“There are skills I have transferred to my daily practice, benefitting my teaching and improving the way I collaborate.”

Greg Duncan was part of our 2019 cohort. He works alongside Tan Logan, who had taken part in GLP in 2018, and the pair are now working on Learning for Sustainability (LfS) projects within their high school. “Tan had started planning a LfS project for the school, including professional learning to [...]

By |2020-02-04T15:16:28+00:00February 4th, 2020|News|0 Comments

“My pupils feel empowered to drive change.”

Georgia Phillips was part of the 2017 cohort which upskilled practitioners in Rwanda. She is now using this experience to upskill and empower practitioners in Stirling alongside 2018 alumni Jennifer Hutton. “I was only one-year post-probation when I undertook GLP. I knew I wanted to deliver sustainable and global education but [...]

By |2020-02-04T14:49:00+00:00February 4th, 2020|News|0 Comments