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January 4, 2022

Global School Partnership, CPD Workshop, Dec 9th 2021

Age Group:
Junior Cycle / Senior Cycle / Transition Year
  • CPD
  • Global Citizenship Education
  • School Partnership
  • WWGS Global Citizenship Education

Event Date

December 9, 2021

Event Time



Global School Partnership CPD

This workshop is for schools who have (or thinking of developing) a Global School Partnership or link with a school outside Ireland. The workshop explores how to take the right approach to the partnership and to get the best out of the partnership.

Workshop Resources

Video recordings

The video recording includes the following:

  • Definition of Global School Partnerships
  • WWGS: the supports we provide for schools engaging in CPD
  • Critical engagement in Global School partnerships: the importance of classroom scaffolding, unlearning and reconstructing our views, practical exercises for digging deeper into stereotypes, charity approaches, and language.
  • The importance of the solidarity approach for partnerships based on equity, respect, and joint learning.
  • Practical tools for planning, getting started, and sustaining your CPD.
  • Teacher input from Claire Ni Channain, Mount Mercy College Cork (from 47 min):
    • Global School Partnership experience-strengths and challenges
    • Examples of joint learning
    • Top tips for communicating and sustaining partnerships
    • Importance of moving from charity to solidarity approach

Find the recording here.


Find here the link to Genially slides with interactive icons, and links to further resources.