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“Returning as a Team Lead gave me the confidence to know which direction to take at a crossroads in my career.”

Barry Donaldson, a primary school teacher in Aberdeen, spent two consecutive summers in Rwanda with GLP. Barry Donaldson travelled to Rwanda in 2017 and spent an unforgettable summer developing his teaching skills before returning to his post as P4 teacher in Aberdeen. He spent the 2017/18 academic year entrenching Global Goals and the Rights [...]

By |2019-05-13T15:47:52+00:00September 17th, 2018|News, Rwanda Case Study, UK Education Case Study|0 Comments

“To be an inspirational teacher, you need to be inspired”

During the summer of 2014 Nicola Tanner, Faculty Head for Design & Technology at St Machar Academy in Aberdeen, spent four weeks living and working in Bugesera in the Eastern Province of Rwanda.  Here, using her own experiences, Nicola offers some practical tips for encouraging your students and colleagues to adopt Learning for [...]

By |2019-05-13T15:47:54+00:00March 8th, 2017|UK Education Case Study, Uncategorized|0 Comments

“There isn’t a right way or a wrong way to start engaging students.”

Jayne Davidson, a Geography teacher at St Machar Academy in Aberdeen, spent four weeks living and working in Rubavu in the Western Province of Rwanda during the summer of 2016.  Jayne shares some tips for engaging students and colleagues at the early stages of programme participation. It doesn’t’ seem that long ago since [...]

By |2019-05-13T15:47:55+00:00December 20th, 2016|UK Education Case Study|0 Comments

“The perfect platform for teaching Learning for Sustainability and global education.”

Lesley Kettles, Principal Teacher of Developing the Young Workforce at St Modan’s High School in Stirling, spent four weeks living and working in Kiramuruzi, Gatsibo in the Eastern Province of Rwanda during the summer of 2016.  Lesley shares how she took an inter-disciplinary approach to engage her students in global education before she [...]

By |2019-05-13T15:47:57+00:00December 20th, 2016|UK Education Case Study|0 Comments

“I Need Something Inspirational to Keep me Excited About Teaching.”

Christine Beard, a Deputy Head at Hazlehead Primary in Aberdeen, spent four weeks living and working in Rwamagana in the Eastern Province of Rwanda during the summer of 2014.  Since her placement, Christine has worked with colleagues at school and across Aberdeen City to provide interesting learning opportunities that link Aberdeen to Rwanda. [...]

By |2019-05-13T15:47:58+00:00December 20th, 2016|UK Education Case Study|0 Comments

“Start With What You Know.”

Liam Ball, a Design & Technology teacher based at Aboyne Academy in Aberdeenshire, spent 4 weeks in Bugesera, Rwanda during the summer of 2014.  Here, using his own experiences as examples, Liam offers some practical advice for using Learning for Sustainability (LfS) as the framework for delivering your subject. When I got back [...]

By |2019-05-13T15:47:59+00:00December 20th, 2016|UK Education Case Study|0 Comments

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