“I was determined to contribute to something more meaningful and with a greater impact than my previous volunteering experience”

January 3rd, 2019|0 Comments

Emily Robinson, a primary school teacher in Alloa, was one of GLP’s youngest-ever participants and the experience reinforced for her that, although she does not have many years of experience under her belt, [...]

“I wanted to show my pupils that we are all part of this world as global citizens and that the privilege of being a global citizen brings with it its own responsibilities.”

December 11th, 2018|0 Comments

Jenn Cauley is a teacher at a primary school in Renfrewshire. She travelled to Uganda in the summer of 2018 in a bid to improve her own understanding, and in turn her pupils’ [...]

“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.”

October 8th, 2018|0 Comments

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 [...]

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

October 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

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 [...]

“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.”

October 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

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 [...]