Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: teaching packages

Brazil. Rio. The statue of Christ the Redeemer, at the peak of Corcovado, Rio de Janeiro.

These are complete Rio de Janeiro, Brazil packages from ActionAid for Key Stages 1 and 2. Includes worksheets, activities, PowerPoints and posters as well as the chance to introduce your class to children who live in Rio de Janeiro.

Global Goals

Practical action global goals

Practical Action has produced a range of different materials to support teachers in helping pupils understand the Global Goals (Sustainable Development Goals) and their targets; why they are important in reducing world poverty, and how pupils can take action themselves to help achieve them.

Water for the World

Water for the World

This activity from Practical Action helps pupils to find out about access to water and build their own filters. Working in teams pupils explore issues around access to water and cleaning water around the world. This is followed by a hands-on activity where they build their own water filters with different sets of resources depending on which country they represent.

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.