Embed sustainability and global citizenship in educational policy and practice, linking to the UN agenda for global education after 2015.
What works and what matters: education in spite of policy. Keynote at CPRT’s national conference – Primary Education: what is and what might be. London, 18 November 2016.
Research Review – Sustainability and Global Understanding, Dr Douglas Bourn, Dr Frances Hunt and Dr Nicole Blum.
Bourn, D., Hunt, F., Blum., N., and Lawson, H.(2016) Primary Education for Global Learning and Sustainability. York: Cambridge Primary Review Trust. For a summary of the report click here.
Responses to government and parliamentary consultations
National Curriculum Review: CPR response to Phase 1B, April 14th 2011
Vanessa Young and Jonathan Barnes, We’re all global citizens now, 17th June 2016
Ben Ballin, Learning Global, 29th April 2016
Ben Ballin, From pessimism to hope: global learning and sustainability, November 6th 2015.
Robin Alexander, 2015: teach local, learn global, January 9th 2015.
Robin Alexander, Campaign for sustainability, September 1st 2014.
Robin Alexander, The parts the National Curriculum doesn’t reach, August 12th 2014.
Events and local initiatives
Sustainability and global learning: Challenges and possibilities for schools, TIDE Global Learning with CPRT and Birmingham City Council, Birmingham, November 21st 2014.
View/download Powerpoint presentations from the above event.
Alexander, R.J. et al (2010), Children, their World, their Education: Final report and recommendations of the Cambridge Primary Review, London: Routledge. Chapters 12 and 14.
Alexander, R. and Hargreaves, L. (2007), Community Soundings: The Primary Review regional witness sessions, Cambridge: University of Cambridge.
Chawla-Duggan, R. and Lowe, J. (2010), ‘Aims for primary education: changing global contexts’, in Alexander, R.J. et al (eds) (2010) The Cambridge Primary Review Research Surveys, London: Routledge, 261-81. Interim report summary (2008)
Alexander, Robin (2014), Visions of Education, Roads to Reform: PISA, the Global Race and the Cambridge Primary Review, University of Malmo, Sweden.
Alexander, Robin (2012), Moral Panic, Miracle Cures and Education Policy: what can we really learn from international comparison?, Scottish Educational Review 44:1, 4-21.
Alexander, Robin (2010), “World class schools” – noble aspiration or globalised hokum?, Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education 40:6, 801-817.