One World Centre Fundraiser

The One World Centre is selling Entertainment Books as a fundraiser. When you and your friends purchase a Book or Electronic membership for $65,  $13 will go to the One World Centre. You may wish to have your book/books delivered to your home or you can collect them from the Entertainment Book office.  Alternatively, you can Continue Reading

Coming events

Upcoming OWC professional learning events for teachers and pre-service teachers: Wednesday June 25th, 12.30-4pm Global Education Unpacked: For teachers of all year levels Come to this workshop to be introduced to activities and resources that explore global themes; examine links to the Australian Curriculum and spend time planning strategies for including global perspectives and opportunities Continue Reading

Pictures of the Day

Today I saw a new soccer ball design, created especially for next year’s World Cup in Brazil. And I saw people protesting against the government in Ukraine and Thailand and others waiting to vote in India. I probably wouldn’t have thought about any of these things had I not spent a few minutes looking through the Guardian’s Best Pictures of the Day. It occurs to me that this set of pictures, which are updated each day, would make a great resource for encouraging global curiosity; observation; critical thinking; considering different perspectives; questioning and a bunch of other useful skills in students. Here are some ideas about how to use them in the classroom: