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Teaching about the Refugee Crisis

The European Refugee Crisis and Syria Explained is a powerful, short animated film which explains the background to the current crisis in a way that is suitable for all ages

We have also collated details of resources which can be used to teach about the crisis:

MDEC Refugee Resources sheet   


Applications now open for Global Learning Partnerships 2016 cohort


Global Learning Partnerships is an 18-month personal and professional development opportunity for practitioners from the North East of Scotland, delivered by The Wood Foundation in partnership with Aberdeen City Council, Aberdeen Council and Inspire Educate and Empower Rwanda (IEE

Accredited by GTC Scotland, Global Learning Partnerships is designed to enhance your knowledge and understanding of global citizenship and Learning for Sustainability.  Successful applicants form a Cohort, working together to investigate what it means to be a global citizen, and demonstrate best practice, becoming a Global Teacher within your school community and beyond, through a number of intensive training sessions and a four week placement living and working in Rwanda during the summer of 2016.


For more information go to 


Applications close Friday 4 December 2015



Good Food Champions teacher training accredited by General Teaching Council 

Teachers in the Grampian area can now become “Good Food Champions” by completing a new free GTC accredited training programme.

The programme is a joint collaboration between The Royal Highland Education Trust (RHET) and other partners. To book your place and for more details on this and other food-related training opportunities with RHET, follow the link

Another Daddy and a Bee web site