Teachers and students are faced with difficult local and global events: violence, racism, prejudice -whatever turns up in the morning’s news. Simultaneously, we all have our own way of viewing the world and the events occurring around us. In this workshop we are going to reflect on the internal and external factors that influence our point of view, how to teach controversial issues from multiple perspectives and explore different methodologies to support learners’ critical thinking and ability to view the world through the eyes of others.

Level

Intermediate. 

Theme

Teaching controversial issues in a global learning context.

Who is this for?

Primary teachers.

How will I benefit?

You will have the opportunity to discuss previous experiences, learn how to incorporate positive deliberations over controversial issues, and be offered tools to turn controversy and conflict into a positive opportunity for whole class learning.

Time commitment

A two-hour workshop.

Delivery

Provider: Centre for Global Education.

How to book

To find out where and when courses are being held, and to book, please contact the Centre for Global Education

Alternatively you can host this course for a group of teachers at your own school on a date to suit you, by requesting a trainer through the British Council directly.