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Why bring the World Cup into your classroom?

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Why it's a good idea to include the 2010 World Cup in your lessons at school.

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Why bring the World Cup into your classroom?

  1. 1. why ? making the most of the world cup
  2. 2. WHY ? <ul><li>Media, communications, travel and immigration </li></ul><ul><li>New and major challenges for society </li></ul><ul><li>And also: </li></ul><ul><li>Citizenship </li></ul><ul><li>Respect agenda </li></ul><ul><li>Inclusion </li></ul><ul><li>Every Child Matters </li></ul><ul><li>Community Cohesion </li></ul>
  3. 3. DCSF INTERNATIONAL STRATEGY <ul><li>3 interrelated goals: </li></ul><ul><li>Equipping children and adults for a global society and economy </li></ul><ul><li>Working with other nations and regions to their benefit and ours </li></ul><ul><li>Maintaining an education system that can further our global economic objectives </li></ul>
  4. 4. WHAT ARE OUR RESPONSIBILITIES AS TEACHERS ? <ul><li>Building awareness </li></ul><ul><li>Providing opportunities for evaluation and reflection </li></ul><ul><li>Make learning more relevant </li></ul><ul><li>Promoting pupils’ understanding of the richness and diversity of modern British society </li></ul><ul><li>Providing opportunities for pupils to explore the similarities and differences between cultures </li></ul>
  5. 6. In the news
  6. 7. Apartheid Racism Tribal people Lots of crime Lions, zebras etc. AIDS Drugs Rape Crime Corruption
  7. 8. In the news
  8. 9. Pupils know more about: <ul><li>South Africa </li></ul><ul><li>World countries </li></ul><ul><li>Other cultures </li></ul>Pupils are more motivated Pupils are more empathetic Pupils have a better understanding of the world and their place in it.

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