West Africa: Word, symbol and song

West Africa: Word, symbol and song

This British Library exhibition explored literature and music from the great African empires of the Middle Ages to the cultural dynamism of West Africa today. The linked website has a set of teaching activities for Key Stages 2, 3 and 4 (ages 7 to 16).

Action Learning Poster

Action Learning Poster

This free poster for schools and youth groups uses real examples to explore the issues involved in creating an effective action campaign. And it helps teachers and students reflect on how they can take action for a better world.

Queens of Syria

Queens of Syria

Queens of Syria is the story of fifty Syrian refugee women, now living in Jordan, who came together to create and perform their own version of The Trojan Women, the timeless Greek tragedy by Euripides about the plight of women in war.

Emerging Infectious Diseases

Emerging Infectious Diseases

This resource has been developed by the British Council in partnership with the Royal Society. It is centred on how to prevent the spread of infectious diseases and has lots of activity ideas to help students aged 7 to 14 investigate and explore the subject in more depth.

Remembering the Battle of the Somme

Remembering the Battle of the Somme

This education pack from the British Council is designed to help teachers introduce aspects of the Battle of the Somme and the ways in which it is being remembered 100 years later.