Peace and Global Education Workshops
The following global education workshops are available through the BCTF.
request these or other Social Justice workshops for a school-based, local, or
regional professional development day, or a School Union Representative
Training (SURT) day, please click on the “Book this Workshop” link below the
workshop description on the BCTF
Social Justice Workshops page.
Bringing Global Education into the Classroom
(also available in French)
Are you looking for new ways to energize how you teach existing units? Introducing a global perspective into your classroom can be challenging, but exciting. Bring your existing ideas, a current unit, or theme to this workshop and let us show you how to integrate, infuse, and deliver it from a global perspective at any grade level. A global education approach activates student interest as it increases personal engagement and involvement in the classroom, the surrounding community, and our world. This workshop is beneficial for K–12.
Creating Cultures of Peace
(new and updated!)
In line with the big
ideas and core competencies of the new curriculum, this interactive workshop
provides resources for teachers and their students to create peaceful learning
communities, and to discuss current global realities. Activities will
incorporate the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, and
discuss the effects of war and violence on children and youth, and the Canadian military's marketing
campaign that specifically targets Aboriginal populations. Lesson
sequences will be provided and explored surrounding the Palestine-Israel
Conflict, and Olympic Truce, which was recently revived by the International
Olympic Committee (IOC) to emphasize the role sport can play in building a more