Global Perspectives & Research


Global Perspectives & Research

A skills-focused resource in the form of a guided inquiry. Students develop critical and creative thinking, problem-solving, research and communication skills through a simulated global issue. The process is highly scaffolded, with detailed feedback at every stage.The resource follows the Critical Path thinking routine.

Cambridge International Examinations has reviewed these Callido resources and believes that they are useful and relevant for teachers and learners studying Cambridge International AS & A Level Global Perspectives & Research (9239) for the development of critical thinking, research, communication and problem-solving skills in a contextualized and personalized manner.



$125 per student for an annual license.Buy

This gives access to an online learning platform which is pre-loaded with interactive modules on:
1. Critical thinking skills
2. Primary research skills
3. Secondary research skills
4. Written communication skills
5. Presentation skills
6. Reflection skills
7. Practical skills such as citations and referencing, time-management and good note-taking
8. Three global topics to explore – wildlife conservation, impact of the internet and artificial intelligence, with one scaffolded process of skill development and two as practice rounds
9. Consolidation sheets and visible thinking routines which can be downloaded and used repeatedly

Educators can access their students’ performance data and use the platform for collaborative learning and peer discussions.

Please contact us to discuss institutional discounts and educator resources.


What is your pedagogical model?

Broadly, we adhere to problem-based learning. For full details of the pedagogical underpinnings,see Our Model.

What are others saying about these resources?

“Callido’s resource has brought a common language for the schools’ teachers andstudents to interact and discuss the development of the skills and attitudes required.”

“Research is difficult work, but with the knowledge of the research process that I learnt here, I think it’s quite easy. There is more to learning than the textbooks!”

“Now that I have completed the course, I will analyze texts differently, be more awareof biases both concerning me and others in everyday life, and structure my argumentsin a way that each follows logically from the previous one.”

How are these resources to be used?

We recommend that students use the resources for self-guided learning coupled with blended learning in the classroom. The resources focus on giving students the foundation of skills they need to navigate the GP&R curriculum successfully whilst giving educators the flexibility to use the resources in a manner which fits into their classroom.

Are there any educator support resources available?

Absolutely! Those resources are complimentary – do get in touch with us if you are considering purchasing as an educator.

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