Globalisation and interdependence

The following presentation and activities will consider:

  • what is meant by globalisation and interdependence
  • how globalisation affects us
  • where and how these themes might be addressed in schools and subjects

How does this topic relate to Global Learning and not just Geography?

Learning about globalisation and interdependence will:

  • help young people to understand their role in a globally interdependent world and encourage them to explore strategies by which they can make it more just and sustainable
  • familiarise teachers and pupils with the concepts of interdependence, development, globalisation and sustainability
  • stimulate critical thinking about global issues both at whole school and at pupil level

Interdependence is a key idea in the CCGL curriculum framework

Build your own definitions

GROUP 1 What words would you use to help you describe ‘globalisation’?

GROUP 2 What words would you use to help you describe ‘interdependence’?