Head Teachers Conference 2019 Reflections

Sarah Cadwallader – Community Participation Coordinator for CAFOD in Southwark –  and Andy Wansbury – Campaigns and Speaker Volunteer – attended the Head Teachers Conference organised by the Education Commission in the Archdiocese of Southwark. Here is a report of what they wanted to share about CAFOD resources.sarah#

“It was a great pleasure to attend the Diocese of Southwark Headteachers Conference 2019 last week and to meet with Headteachers from across the diocese and share our resources for Schools with them.” said Sarah.

Some of the Key resources shared at the Conference included:

Interactive Advent Calendar

Primary School CAFOD Advent Calendar to download

Primary School CAFOD Advent Calendar to download

Each year we create an Interactive Advent Calendars for both Primary and Secondary  Donwload your calendar.

Schools with daily reflections, actions and activities to help your pupils to pray and act though out the season of advent.

World Gifts

World Gift catalogue 2019

World Gift catalogue 2019

Resources for Advent assemblies and ideas for Festive fundraising for CAFOD’s World Gifts this Christmas for both Primary and Secondary schools.

Ready-made Advent assembly or collective worship, focused on child rights.

A Christmas message: Messages to the Brave

Annabelle, year 9, and Zacharie, year 4, are writing a message to Nora in Palestine and Jose in Brasil

Annabelle, year 9, and Zacharie, year 4, are writing a message to Nora in Palestine and Jose in Brasil

A New campaign action for Christmas invites us to encourage those people around the world who risk everything to defend the rights our sisters and brothers and our common home.

We are sharing the stories of four human rights defenders (who also feature in the School Advent Calendars) and inviting you during this season of waiting in joyful expectation for Christmas, to send you message of solidarity to those who are also waiting (and working) to see Justice and safety in their communities.

Send your message of encouragement to someone brave

Connecting Classrooms through Global Learning

footballOur new, free, British Council-supported CPD courses for teachers

These training courses consist of one (or two) whole days of face to face training, plus a one hour long follow up webinar six weeks later.

Participants will receive a folder with resources and other ideas based on what we have covered in the training.

New Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Courses

Everything Is Connected


 Enriching school life through global learning

Revitalise your curriculum! Explore our interdependence with our global neighbours and our common home, Earth. Respond to Laudato Si’ with new tools and activities to explore global learning in a fun and engaging way.

Dates:  Friday 29 November 2019 , Tuesday 10 March 2020 , Wednesday 10 June 2020

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