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Bringing a Global Dimension to the educational experience of every young person in Yorkshire and Humber
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Benchmarks

Resources

Teaching Resources and Reading & Reference books

Level 1 (Developing)
There are some resources for teaching the Global Dimension in school and some materials in the library (Some examples are listed – see Global Schools Website for list). Teachers have visited some websites.

Level 2 (Established)
A resources audit has been undertaken for 5 or more subjects. Gaps in resources have been identified and new resources purchased/ accessed. There is an approved list of GD websites.

Level 3 (Advanced)
A wide selection of Global Dimension resources, including websites are used for teaching across 8 curriculum areas and can be found in the school library.

Socially and Environmentally Responsible Purchasing Policy

Level 1 (Developing)
Both staff & pupils have an awareness of where products and services come from and their social and environmental impact. Fair Trade issues are explored in the curriculum & school assemblies.

Level 2 (Established)
Staff and pupils have an awareness of ethical consumption issues from curriculum & assembly work. Fair Trade, ethically produced and environmentally friendly goods and services are purchased where possible.

Level 3 (Advanced)
An ethical purchasing policy and practices has been adopted and includes a commitment that, where possible, Fair Trade, ethically produced and environmentally friendly goods and services are used within school.

School Finance

Level 1 (Developing)
School Governors are aware of ethical finance issues and options open to the school.

Level 2 (Established)
The School has a draft Ethical Finance Policy. Wherever possible, funds are invested in line with this.

Level 3 (Advanced)
The School has an Ethical Finance Policy. Wherever possible, funds are invested in line with this.

School Funding

Level 1 (Developing)
The SMT is aware of Ethically Responsible Funding

Level 2 (Established)
Additional funding is actively sought from organisations with a positive ethical record.

Level 3 (Advanced)
The school has an Ethically Responsible Funding Policy. Additional funds are sought and accepted in line with this.

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