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Resource 2

UKLA - UK Literacy Association
Community cohesion and the prevention of violent extremism
A resource for teachers to use in the classroom


Resource title
TIDE (Teachers in Development Education)
Source: http://www.tidec.org/
Outline
TIDE~ global learning... a network of teachers and educators coming together to respond to the educational challenges of global dimensions, development perspectives and human rights principles.

TIDE~ recognises schools as being key sites to develop 'meaningful relationships with and positive perceptions of, all sections of society' (TIDE 2003).

This website offers a range of resources to support teaching in the area of both community cohesion and the prevention of violent extremism. In particular, Tide talk~ journal contains of a variety of articles by teachers and other educators sharing their experiences and stimulating critical dialogue about quality global learning. These free online articles give access to a range of content that would underpin the planning of activities around a variety of controversial issues. This section is updated regularly and would form a good focus for work in primary classrooms.

Other resource opportunities offered to teachers include Teacher CPD, publications and curriculum projects. The resources Start with a story and A different story are particularly useful using story as a starting point to explore a range of issues. The resource Citizenship and Muslim perspectives is also particularly useful and is among a range of resources developed by teachers for teachers. Each of these publications provides links to planning within The Primary National Framework for Literacy and gives a clear indication of cross-curricular links that can be made.
Links across other subjects within resource
History
Geography
Citizenship
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Additional support
TIDE~ Global Learning:
http://www.tidec.org/Publications/Publications.html
http://www.tidec.org/Tidetalk/articles%20a-z.html
Other:
http://publications.teachernet.gov.uk/
LOtC (Learning Outside the Classroom) guidance http://www.lotc.org.uk/Out-and-about-guidance/Introduction

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