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Global Dimension

Project summary

Geography: the Global Dimension was a key stage 3 project about learning about places or themes at the global scale. The global dimension is concerned with exploring interconnections between people and places. It asks us to observe the similarities and differences that exist in the world and relate them to our own lives.

The project was led by the GA and funded by the Department for International Development (DFID) and the National Lottery Community Fund in 2010.

The project aimed to answer the following questions:

  • What exactly is meant by the global dimension?
  • How best can we as geographers address it?

Project activities and achievements

The project addressed a number of questions about the global dimension:

It also generated:

Further reading

Geography: The global dimension (key stage 3) published by the GA in association with the DEA.

Primary Geography Spring 2010 – Focus on global learning

Kate Brown, ‘The benefits of global learning‘, in Sec Ed on 04.02.10 – the reasons for embedding global learning across all subjects.

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