Inspiring learning for a fairer future


Keep up to date with local, national and global Learning for Sustainability and global citizenship news.

Create the Change Workshop

Posted on: Wednesday, 24 April 2019 11:48

How do you inspire and support creative youth activism? Find out how to start a Change-makers group and create that change!


Start the Change on film!

Posted on: Saturday, 30 March 2019 20:48

Here's a selection of videos from our Start the Change! project so far, including our sessions with teachers and educators, plus last year's seminar with our European partners.

Get Inspired!

Posted on: Sunday, 10 March 2019 20:28

We're always looking for new (and old!) resources that help practitioners, educators and individuals to unpack, explore and better understand issues in the world around them. That's why we're putting together this collection...

Start the Change Community Map

Posted on: Friday, 08 March 2019 15:17

Highland One World (HOW) is mapping organisations working in our communities around issues of migration and the sustainable development goals.

Vaccines, ptarmigans and opinion continuums!

Posted on: Monday, 25 February 2019 20:27

At our recent Start the Change session in Aberdeen, Culloden Academy biology teacher, Katie Hanson, explained how she brings extra context and relevance to her science lessons.

Start the Change in Aberdeen

Posted on: Friday, 22 February 2019 10:27

In January this year, we ran a 2-day course for teachers and practitioners that focused on exploring the ideas around the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs/'Global Goals') and migration.

Write the Change competition

Posted on: Tuesday, 11 December 2018 12:09

Write the Change! is an exciting European-wide competition for young people aged 14-19, harnessing the power of stories to bring about positive change.


Start the Change seminar

Posted on: Friday, 26 October 2018 13:20

This October we were lucky enough to host our Start the Change partners from around Europe during a seminar looking back on the first year of the project. The 3-day gathering gave us the opportunity to share our success stories, discuss the challenges we'd faced and to explore examples of good practice. We also worked together on our plans for years 2 & 3...and all of that with a ceilidh thrown in for good measure!

Start the Change Inverness Launch

Posted on: Wednesday, 10 October 2018 14:01

On Monday 1st October more than 50 people from across the Highlands and Moray came together to launch an EU-funded project to support young people’s active citizenship.  Highland One World, a charity based in Inverness, is training teachers and youth workers to help young people explore issues around inequality, the UN Sustainable Development Goals and human migration.

Start the Change

Posted on: Wednesday, 06 June 2018 13:22

Are you passionate about educating for a better world? We are looking for enthusiastic secondary teachers and youth workers to be part of our exciting new transformative EU global learning project - Start the Change. 

Learning For A Better Future

Posted on: Wednesday, 16 May 2018 15:45

Looking for something inspiring for the new school year? Passionate about building a fairer, more sustainable future through rights based learning?

New GTCS accredited course

Posted on: Wednesday, 16 May 2018 15:15

Learning for a better future: A Global Citizenship approach.

Looking for something inspiring for the new school tear? Passionate about building a fairer, more sustainable future through rights based learning?

Global Teachers Network

Posted on: Thursday, 14 December 2017 14:57

On Tuesday, Dec 12th we had a very positive meeting with teachers from as far away as Fort William enthusiastically sharing ideas and discussing plans for the future.

We usually have two teachers giving a presentation about global citizenship activities they have been involved in, and this time we had two excellent presentations from practitioners.

New Voluntary Board Members Wanted!

Posted on: Wednesday, 27 September 2017 10:43

We are looking for new board members to join our Management Committee. Do you have a passion for social justice, sustainability, international development or the transformative power of education? Would you be able to attend 4-5 meetings a year in Inverness? If so, we'd love to hear from you!


Travel the World in a Day on 30 September

Posted on: Wednesday, 20 September 2017 09:22

Highland Multicultural Friends invite you to 'Travel the World in a Day' at a free event for all the family in Merkinch Community Centre on Saturday 30 September from 12-3pm.

#Books4ABetterWorld challenge

Posted on: Thursday, 14 September 2017 12:50

September is Scotland's Global Citizenship month and HOW have been challenging people across the country to share a book a day for 30 days through our Twitter challenge #Books4ABetterWorld. Each day we have shared a book that makes us think, inspires, helps develop empathy, celebrates difference or prompts action.

Free Film Event for Primary Schools

Posted on: Tuesday, 22 August 2017 14:33

As part of their November film festival in Inverness, Take One Action are hosting a free film event at Eden Court Theatre for primary schools on Monday the 27th of November from 10-11.30am.

Learning for Sustainability Festival on 9 September

Posted on: Thursday, 10 August 2017 10:28

We at Highland One World are looking forward to being involved in the upcoming Highland Council Learning for Sustainability Festival. The event, with a theme of Scotland's history, heritage and culture, will take place at Millburn Academy, Inverness on Saturday 9 September. All early years practitioners, primary and secondary teachers are welcome.

Lochardil Primary are rice champions!

Posted on: Wednesday, 05 April 2017 11:25

A huge well done to Lochardil Primary School who completed the 90kg Malawi Rice Challenge in just one week.


Spring at Highland One World

Posted on: Tuesday, 04 April 2017 11:31

Its been a busy term for Highland One World. We’ve seen nearly 130 Highland Council Probationers for the second part of their global citizenship training, we’ve been back out to the Western Isles to support teachers there, we’ve delivered training on how global citizenship education can be effectively combined with outdoor learning, supported teachers to explore the current refugee crisis with learners, piloted our very first online course, worked on improvements to our network’s GCE resource website ‘Signposts’ and lots more besides!

New edition of Stride magazine out now!

Posted on: Thursday, 26 January 2017 09:59

Our network's online magazine, Stride, has a new edition out now.

We are delighted to announce the return of writer, activist and provocateur Colm Regan to Inverness on Saturday 21st January 2017 at Millburn Academy, Inverness. This time, he is accompanied by Tony Daly the Co-ordinator for Irish charity '80:20: Educating and Acting for a Better World'. This event will comprise a talk from Colm followed by workshops specific to primary of secondary teachers.


Developing global citizenship through film

Posted on: Tuesday, 08 November 2016 13:59

At the end of October, Highland One World delivered a CPD for primary teachers at Eden Court on using short films within global citizenship education. HOW worked in partnership with Take One Action, the UK's leading social justice film festival, on the training session.   Teachers shared ideas and developed skills in using short films to explore issues such as borders, bullying and diversity with learners.

Celebrating Our Food, Our World, Our Future

Posted on: Wednesday, 14 September 2016 09:44

On Saturday 10 September more than 80 teachers and education partners from across Highland got together in Inverness High School to celebrate food as a context for Learning for Sustainability.  It was a day of great inspiration, networking, learning and discussion as well as fantastic food!

On September 10th from 10am to 2pm, we will be hosting a Learning for Sustainability festival with a celebration of food as a rich context for learning. This is a great opportunity to build your skills and confidence in Learning for Sustainability and to meet organisations in the marketplace who can support you in this area.

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