Global Education

Birmingham Education Partnership & TIDE~ Global Learning are delighted to announce a new partnership to help schools and young people engage with global discussion.

Global discussion around issues from poverty to climate change plays an important role in the development of our young people. Discussing issues that impact our local and global world can be a powerful vehicle for engaging young people in both debate and the school curriculum.

What is the Global Education Project?

The global issues project is a chance to explore how a variety of issues are represented on both an international and local scale, and how to bring this into the classroom for the benefit of the school.

BEP & Tide~ aim to provide a space to discuss barriers, benefits and beyond. It allows teachers to communicate their experiences and share best practice around the inclusion of global discussion in the classroom and identify how this can underpin the development of the school.

What are we currently doing?

  • Developing student leadership projects, using global and local issues as a vehicle
  • Compiling the most effective resources that are out there – these will be signposted on the BEP website
  • Using the Sustainable Development Goals as a focus 
  • Celebrating schools that are already achieving amazing things.   


What the future holds

Network Event: Framework for Cohesion

BEP and Tide~ will be discussing how you can take a look at your curriculum and classroom to see where you are already including global discussion - and ways that we could boost it! This will also include top tips on how to measure the impact that global discussion has on students and learning.

When? Tuesday 12th June 2018

Where? Moseley School and Sixth Form

At? 3.30-4.45pm

Book your place here!


You're invited to the Tide~ AGM!

When? Thursday 21st June 2018, 5pm

Where? John Lewis Community Rooms, Top Floor in John Lewis, Grand Central, Birmingham 


Global Learning Conferences for Schools 

Cromwell Junior and Infant School, Birmingham  
Friday 22 June 2018, 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

This free event provides an opportunity for you to hear from teachers who have embedded global learning successfully across their curriculum about the positive impact that it has had on their staff and pupils. It will offer a focus on the teaching of critical thinking skills for global learning, and will include an introduction to Co-operative Learning theory and practice: Success for All foundation activities and resources to use in the classroom. 

The free curriculum guidance and resources provided by the GLP to support teaching are already used by thousands of schools across the country. Find out why so many schools value global learning as part of their teaching.

Click here to book your free place!

You are invited to take part in the Global Goals Conference in conjunction with the Global Learning Programme, Solihull Council and Chapelfields Junior School.

Aimed at primary schools this is an exciting chance for schools to discuss what they have been doing to contribute to the global goals - and to dress up as a global superheroes. Birmingham primary schools are most welcome, and more details are listed on the poster below.

If anyone would like further details contact either or

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