Kenya: Getting to School by Foot

A short film with teaching activities produced by the British Council. Children talk about their journey to school in the foothills of Mount Elgon in Kenya; the roads, their daily lives, and their hopes for the future.

India: The Village Computer

These short films with accompanying teaching activities have been produced by the British Council. They show how the residents of Gurjolia, West Bengal responded to the installation of a village computer.

Brazil

This module comprises six lessons (half a term’s work) focusing on Brazil. Throughout the unit pupils are encouraged to compare the geography of Brazil to that of the UK.

Water Explorer

Water Explorer is a fun, inspiring and educational programme that empowers thousands of 8-14-year-olds in 11 countries around the world to lead joint action on water issues for their schools and communities. It is free to all schools taking part.

Photos for Enquiry

The GA has made available a range of high quality images that can be used in the classroom at all levels to stimulate enquiry among students into a variety of human and physical geographical topics…

Sustrans Literacy and Numeracy Framework Education Resource

Sustrans is a leading UK charity enabling people to choose healthier, cheaper and cleaner journeys. This resource addresses every element of the Literacy & Numeracy Framework through a series of standalone activities on the topic of active travel

If I Were President

If I Were President

This Oxfam resource provides photos and quotes from children living in a slum area of Nairobi. Ten children were asked: “What would you do if you were president for the day?”

Home and Global Learning

This activity kit brings a global dimension into the classroom at primary school level by exploring homes and the way people live in different places around the world. It also looks at what home means to us and why we all need one.