Poverty and Development

For both primary and secondary schools, this course increases teachers′ own knowledge of development and poverty.

Two Hour Twilight Course
£250 (10% discount for members)
Maximum participants: 20

Eligible for Global Learning Programme E-credits

Led by Gisela Renolds (BA Hons in Development Studies), the course is designed for primary and secondary school teachers and Governors

Please contact g.renolds@globallink.org.uk or call 01524 36201 to discuss your requirements.

Poverty and Development Course Learning Outcomes:

  • Increased understanding of ways of defining poverty and of some of the different approaches to development and global poverty reduction
  • Increased understanding of global interdependence, sustainability and the Sustainable Development Goals and ability to teach about them in the classroom
  • Increased understanding of some of the causes and solutions to global poverty and how to address these in the classroom through global citizenship


‘Excellent course leader. Good subject knowledge and responsive to questions’ (Chester teacher).


The Global Learning Programme is a ground-breaking new government initiative to create a national network of schools, committed to helping students make positive contributions to a globalised world by helping teachers deliver effective teaching and learning about development and global issues at Key Stages 2 and 3.

To access Global Learning Programme E-credits, register your school on the Global Learning Programme website: