Professional development for teachers

Teacher-Training4.jpgCEWC can provide training at any primary school, secondary school or college in Wales - as well as to local education authorities, advisory services and school clusters.

Our training focuses on areas such as the Welsh Baccalaureate, PSE, ESDGC, thinking and communication skills, and the encouragement of democratic participation. Delivered effectively, all of these can play an important role in young people's development as active citizens of Wales and the world. Find out what teachers have said about our courses.

Courses can last from an hour to 2 days, and typical training fees are £400 for a full day or £250 for a half day.

10% discount for CEWC member schools/colleges. Travel expenses are payable in all cases.

To book a training session, please start by completing our enquiry form.

Making Sense of Global Citizenship

This practical day is aimed at teachers (Secondary & FE) who deliver or co-ordinate the Welsh Baccalaureate, PSE or ESDGC – or anyone looking to integrate global themes more effectively in their work.

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The course will help teachers to:

  • Understand the key concepts in Global CitizenshipHolding world.jpg
  • Confidently lead learner discussions on areas such as human rights, climate change, poverty and diversity
  • Build a bank of practical activities for use in the classroom
  • Identify opportunities to develop skills of critical thinking, communication and working with others
  • Assess their school or college’s progress and consider Estyn inspection requirements
Contact us by emailing or calling 02920 228549 if you would like to book.

 Philosophy for Children

Circle 7.jpgPhilosophy for Children (P4C) is an approach that helps to develop young people’s critical and creative thinking skills.

We can train you to lead pupils’ enquiries into ethics, justice, human nature and other philosophical topics.

From a one day introductory course to a 2 day Level 1 course, see further information on our dedicated Philosophy for Children pages. 


Student Voice

Circle 6.jpgDevelop learners’ self-confidence, teamwork and articulation of different views through debating.
Contact us to book.

  • Introduce debating to learners in a fun, hands-on way
  • Develop thinking and communication skills through considering different perspectives on current national/global issues
  • Help learners structure their ideas clearly and effectively
  • Understand competitive debating and assess speeches

Build Your Own Course

teacherscircle-pic-small.jpgSelect the training elements that are most appropriate for your group of staff. Some examples are:

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  • Thinking Skills
  • Communication Skills: General
  • Communication Skills: Debating
  • Working with Others

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  • ESDGC (Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship)
  • PSE (Personal and Social Education)
  • Specific subject area (note that we are not able to provide specialist support for all subject areas)

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  • Children’s rights / Human rights
  • The work of the United Nations
  • Poverty
  • Climate change / sustainable development
  • Diversity
  • Democracy (in Wales and beyond)
  • Peace and conflict

Contact us by emailing or calling 02920 228549 if you would like to book.

Join our Bulletin Philosophy for Children (P4C)

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