This course introduces key themes from the global Sustainable Development Goals that enrich teaching and learning in the classroom. The Global Teacher Award (GTA) builds teachers’ skills, confidence and practical approaches to incorporate global learning into the curriculum and active global citizenship in the school, as well as partnership collaboration. 




Enrich teaching and learning through the themes of the Sustainable Development Goals

Who is this for?

All teachers, especially International/PSHE/MFL coordinators, and teachers with responsibility for Eco-Schools, Rights Respecting Schools, fair trade or global/international links.

Newly appointed coordinators or those with an interest in developing any of these areas further are welcome.

How will I benefit?

This course provides accredited recognition of teachers’ practice. It will help you nurture informed, active global citizenship amongst pupils of all ages and abilities and enhance SMSC provision.

Time commitment

One six hour workshop


Provider: CODEC. The Consortium of Development Education Centres (CoDEC) has over 20 specialist member organisations located across England, who work collaboratively to develop and deliver Global Teacher Award across England through Connecting Classrooms through Global Learning programme.

This course is available by video conference.

It is also available in the form of a face-to-face course workshop. Optional tutorial support is available for a reflection assignment. Teachers implement changes to their practice and curriculum, and discuss this with peers.

How to book

If you are booking for an individual or a group of less than 15 participants, Global Education Derby coordinate this training offer on behalf of the CODEC network and can put you in touch with your local provider.  Email CODEC or call 01332 298185 for more information.


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