ORCA Fin-tastic schools pack

Did you know that the waters of UK and Europe are home to over a third of the whale, dolphin and porpoise species worldwide? ORCA aims to inspire as many people as possible about the importance of whales and dolphins. Available free to schools are their fantastic teaching resources.

Spotlight on: CAFOD

Have you seen CAFOD’s teaching resources? There are many tried and tested resources covering different topics, but some of our favourites here at Global Dimension are the Zero Hero campaign resources. These include introductory guides to climate change, fun teaching plans information on how to engage with your MP and even superhero mask templates. CAFOD […]

Send My Friend to School

Education is a universal human right. It is the key to a positive future for individual children,whole communities and the wider world. That’s why, back in 2015, world leaders promised quality education for all. However, despite this global commitment, millions of children remain locked out of the classroom simply because of who they are and […]

Financial literacy: an education for life

Why Children Need To Be Financially Literate When it comes to money management, children and young adults consistently outperform their parents, the Independent reports. 8 to 18-year-olds choose to save 7.5% of their weekly pocket money on average, while adults save just 4.9% of their disposable income, a study by Nimbl finds. Research even suggests when children […]

New resource from Oxfam – Cyclone Idai

Cyclone Idai caused devastation in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe. Strong winds, a storm surge, heavy rains and widespread flooding have had devastating impacts on the lives of millions of people. Oxfam’s new resource for 9-14 year olds to explore the catastrophic effects of disasters such as Cyclone Idai and how aid is used to support […]

Reboot the Future

The Global Dimension is now in partnership with Reboot the Future. Find out more about our new partners and The Golden Rule as a guiding principle for a more just and sustainable world www.rebootthefuture.org

What Does It Mean To Be A Citizen in an Interconnected World?

by Ali Hamilton In 2016, Prime Minister Theresa May announced that “if you believe you are a citizen of the world, you are a citizen of nowhere.” Less than three years later, the government was revoking the British citizenship of Islamic State recruit, Shamima Begum, leaving her effectively stateless. This has raised big questions in society […]

Solutions in sustainability lie in teaching the next generation about conservation

By Ali Hamilton   With reports from National Geographic detailing that the impacts of climate change are worse than expected, it’s more important than ever to find long-term solutions. This is a challenge for us all, right now, but it will ultimately fall upon the shoulders of today’s youth to really carry out the changes and ideas […]

Clever Consumers

We are living in a world where we are bombarded by signs, pop-ups and adverts trying to sell us something. Convincing us that our wants are actually our needs and that our life will be better with the newest technology, latest fashion pieces, organic facial crea ms, money-making training, and the list goes on. Being […]