The Global Teachers Award builds teacher competence to bring global learning into teaching and schools. 




Developing reciprocal and equitable approaches in school to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

Who is this for?

All teachers, especially experienced International/PSHE/MFL coordinators, and teachers leading on Eco-Schools, Rights Respecting Schools, fair trade or global/international links across the whole school.

How will I benefit?

This course will provide you with accredited recognition for your practice. It will increase your ability to critique key global learning concepts around the SDGs, identifying and questioning perspective and assumptions that lie behind some of them. It will support you to promote change within your classroom and with your peers, demonstrating why change in ethos to equity and reciprocity is beneficial to partnerships with the Global South.  It will give you more opportunities to link global learning into your curriculum and international partnership collaborations. It will help nurture informed, active global citizenship amongst pupils of all ages and abilities and enhance SMSC provision.

Time commitment

Approximately 12 hours spread across two days, over 8-12 weeks.


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 training across England, through the Connecting Classrooms for Global Learning programme.

This course is available by video conference.

It is also available in the form of a face-to-face course. Five hours face to face training, plus one hour webinar (total 6 hours input), plus the time taken to implement learning.Face to face workshops. Teachers evaluate the effects of what they implement, in terms of student learning, and prepare a brief report or presentation for evaluation peer review. Optional tutorial support is provided for critique of teaching and learning.

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.