Learning Together

A new 250 page publication sharing the experience of developing schools with a global outlook, written by Chinese and English specialists for a global audience.

Only £18 + p&p. More on micro site.



A new children's book, Tommy, by local author Jan Hedge & illustrator Jess Thomas. Available alone or as educational packs.

More on micro site.


Philosophy for Children (P4C)

We are delighted to be able to offer a range of support for P4C in your school. Whether a P4C taster session to see what it's all about, supported integration inot your school, or a formal Level 1 Foundation course, we can help. See our P4C page for more.


A Pioneer Curriculum in Shanghai - new CPD guide

In partnership with Xiehe Education Orgamisation in Shanghai and our design friends at Sout!ng Ant, Lifeworlds will be creating a new CPD guide for an exciting 'Pioneer Curriculum' being trialled in Shanghai schools as part of a ten year research project into basic education. As partners to the project, this latest guide builds on the publication of Learning Together in 2015. We are also delighted to see that our 'Learning Through Values' work continues to influence the development of the pioneer curriculum and we look forward to furthering this with colleagues in China.

Refugee Week 2016 - Welcome

Lifeworlds have again partnered up with British Red Cross to offer a set of free teaching and learning materials in support of Refugee Week 2016. You can access the resources for downloading here.


GLP values event - June 2016

Lifeworlds contributed to a national values symposium for the Global Learning Programme -England, sharing perspectives on our work and collaborating with others to formulate effective responses to schools' duty to promote British Values.

Lifeworlds Learning
because the world is bigger

Welcome to Lifeworlds Learning

Lifeworlds is a community of educationalists, passionate about learning in schools, organisations and communities.

We specialise in exploring how values, experiences and opportunities combine through learning and character to shape our individual and collective futures.

Through engaging values and building resilience our work equips people to better understand and respond to the challenges of 21st century living - what we call 'Bigger Than Self issues'.

We are not a campaigning organisation and have no political or faith-based affiliations. We work locally and internationally combining pedagogical research and practice-based learning.

Our website shares just some of our activity. Most of our learning is through partnerships, co-creation, or bespoke requests so please contact us if you want to know more.

Opportunities, offers & news

Learning Through Values - China 2016

Lifeworlds completed another training visit to China, sharing our Learning Through Values pedagogy with around 120 educators in 5 different schools in Shanghai and Wuxi.

Cambridge Primary Review Trust - Conference, 18 Nov 2016

Lifeworlds have had a paper sharing their current thinking on meaningfulness, values and learning accepted for the CPRT conference 'Primary Education: what is and what might be' - see their website for more info and to book.

TEESNet Conference Sept 2016

Lifeworlds contributed a paper 'The value(s) of global competency: learning as a living contradiction' to the 9th national TEESNet conference at Liverpool Hope University.

Lifeworlds - activity tracker

Since 01 September 2016 we have enjoyed learning with...

223 teachers

196 pupils (y2-6)

14 organisations

updated: 28-10-16

NEW Global Learning Programme Opportunities 2016-2017

Lifeworlds are involved in a number of new GLP opportunities including a new cluster programme for Leicester schools beginning on 16th Nov 2016, a literacy/P4C course on 3 January in Shropshire and a P4C Foundation course in March for schools in the Birmingham area. Find out more on our global learning pages.

Exploring philosophical learning

Lifeworlds' co-director and in-house philosophy specialist, Rosie Wilson this week spent an engaging day in Richmond, with Jason Buckley (a.k.a. The Philosophy Man) exploring alternative approaches to engaging primary learners in philosophical enquiry. We hope this will be the start of further partnership learning.

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