The Universe Story in Portugal

The Universe Story in Portugal

Jane and Rod returned last week from leading 3 workshops on the Universe Story in Portugal.  It was an exciting and rewarding time exploring and interpreting our 14 billion year story with teachers and parents in Portugal. We visited Viano do Castelo, Porto and Lisbon. 

Our first workshop, at Viano do Castelo, was held at a Secondary school. First thing in the morning our good friend and host Teresa, set up the room, meanwhile Jane and I stepped outside to pace out 1000 steps up a nearby hill.  Stopping at the end of a road we claimed this point as the Big Bang!

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Sharing the Universe Story with The Institute of Education

Sharing the Universe Story with The Institute of Education

About 3 weeks ago JaneNicoleRaiesa and I set off early on a Tuesday morning to the Institute of Education. We were going to give a one-day workshop to new teacher trainees on 'The Universe Story, writes Rod Sugden.

Global Generation have been using the modern scientific 14 billion years of cosmic history with young people for the last 3 years. It provides a means to bring children into a huge perspective. A view where they can see that they are part of an immense creative process that is also interconnected.

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Big Bang Summer School 2014

Big Bang Summer School 2014

This year’s Big Bang Summer School was a very special collaboration between Regent High School pupils alongside a variety of student volunteers from the Central School of Speech and Drama (CSSD), the Institute of Education (IOE) and the University of Arts London (UAL) as well as our Generators and puppeteer Nina, writes Raiesa Choudhury.

Global Generation expanded into a super-team for two wonderful weeks with bright ideas and skills being shared in the special space of the Kings Cross Skip Garden.

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