21/22 Change the Story - action learning exploring the climate crisis

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Leadership and Management

Event Details

Start Date and Time Tuesday 12 July 3:30 pm
End Date and Time Tuesday 12 July 5:00 pm
Ben Ballin
Location Online Event
Parking No

Event Prices

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Please note:

The default delivery will remain as remote delivery via Microsoft Teams administered by CPD@UCS. This is reflected in the content/ timings as stated. Should Government policy/University of Chester policy change we will revert to face2face delivery if/ when appropriate. 

Change the Story - action learning exploring the climate crisis

·       Change the Story is about the voices of children and young people being heard and the compelling stories that they want to tell about their future.

The training will introduce participants to:

·        Lively and engaging teaching materials, case studies of how these have been used by pilot schools and planning tools to develop their own school delivery.

·       Examples of how children at KS2 have explored change in the past, present and future – including the climate crisis – and drawn on these explorations to create their own digital stories.

·       Cross-curricular approaches and opportunities for subject development.  

·       Support to schools in developing a Change the Story approach that works for them, including: planning support; assistance in digital storymaking; helping arrange visiting speakers and experts; making links to the wider international Change the Story project community.

·       Preparation for digital storytelling: collecting resources,  good practice with copyright/e-safety/data protection.

·       Making a good digital story: some general guidance. 

"Children enjoyed finding out about what other people have done to make a change".      KS2 teacher, Shrewsbury 

"I want other people to know how I think because I want to make a change" .     Year 4 child, Staffordshire


Schools will:

  • Have free access to high quality teaching materials and case studies for teaching about change and the climate crisis
  • Receive planning support in tailoring approaches to their own needs
  • Hear about how Change the Story has worked for children, teachers and schools
  • An overview of how to use digital tools within storytelling
  • Learn how they can tap into support
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