Global learning opportunities linked to the curriculum

Make links between the UK science curricula and global learning

The science curricula in the UK offer real opportunities for teachers to enhance pupils’ learning by embedding global issues in their teaching


Global learning is not just about the context, it is about using methodologies that encourage discussion and debate, thereby developing pupils' critical thinking. Within science It both engages and motivates pupils as well as deepening their scientific knowledge and understanding.

These documents show how global learning can be linked to the difference science curricula in the UK and give examples of  Practical Action's teaching resources and other materials that can be used to support delivering science lessons.

  visit the practical action website to access the documents


Practical Action Schools produce FREE resources for primary and secondary teachers that help pupils understand and engage with global issues, focusing on the role of STEM and using examples from our organisation. Practical Action is an international development organisation putting ingenious ideas to work so people in poverty can change their world.