Tide Global Learning

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Tide global learning is a teachers' network which supports creative work to meet young people's educational entitlement - to understanding the global dimensions, development perspectives and human rights principles which will shape their lives.

Tide offers a range of creative CPD opportunities for teachers, including introductory courses, curriculum projects, and study visits. Tide publishes resources generated by teacher groups. Tide talk is a journal on-line to share ideas and experiences. Our main base is the Tide Centre, Birmingham.

Venue Type:

Association or society

Opening hours

The teachers resource centre is open during school term-time. Please call to make an appointment. Information about workshops, conferences and courses can be found on the website.

Additional info

Tide~ global learning is a teacher network offering CPD opportunities. All events and an online catalogue can be found online www.tidegloballearning.net.

Resources listed here may include websites, bookable tours and workshops, books, loan boxes and more. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all.

At the heart of it ~ using local collections to inspire global learning

This is a resource for those working in museums, libraries and archives settings. It offers creative ideas and practial support for anyone planning work with secondary students. The materials share the varied experiences and planning insights of those working in the sector as a source of inspiration and encouragement. Case studies reveal the rich potential of local collections as a vital and relevant resource to support learning in a current global context.


  • MLA staff and schools working with Tide~ global learning


  • MLA West Midlands
  • Tide~ global learning

How to obtain

Tide~ global learning online catalogue at www.tidegloballearning.net
Costs £7.50

Cities and Citizenship Handbook - Supporting Investigation at Key Stages 3 & 4


Cities are significant places, locally, nationally and globally. As places of innovation and diversity they are at the cutting edge of development. This teacher’s handbook offers ideas to raise issues and prompt enquiry. Case studies enable students to investigate different perspectives and think creatively about their role as global citizens.
Contents: Setting the context, stimulating ideas, citizenship in action: using case studies from Bogota, Colombia; Nairobi, Kenya and Karachi, Pakistan, and looking at challenges, opportunities and resources presented by cities.

How to obtain

Resource details
ISBN-10: 0 948838 95 7
ISBN-13: 978-0-948838-95-8
Price: £8.50
Visit the webpage to pay by debit/credit card. If you prefer to send a cheque or a requisition print a copy of the order form here www.tidec.org/Publications/order.html, complete and return by post.

Tide Global Learning
Millennium Point
Curzon Street
B4 7XG






0121 202 3290

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