Designed to encourage students to explore human rights, this resource (available as a free poster or PDF download) uses a cartoon as a stimulus for debate. The picture, set on an imaginary street, presents lots of different scenarios of people who ar
This free online teaching resource from Film Education is based on the film The Cave of the Yellow Dog. Following a nomadic Mongolian family, The Cave of the Yellow Dog tells the story of a young girl who finds a dog that she wants to keep. Her father, however, thinks the dog has been attacking […]
We all know the story of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, but this version of the tale turns out a little different. Set in Mali, Chaga, from a poor family, is invited to go to a chocolate plantation where he dreams of having his own bicycle, eatin
The activities on the Papapaa website explore six main areas: what goes into a chocolate bar; where it is grown (with a focus on Ghana); the trade system and benefits of fair-trade; shopping choices in the UK; tasks to consolidate what students have
This CD-ROM is the result of a project where groups made radio programmes about local and global issues. The material is organised into the eight key global dimension principles. Each section provides the radio programme, suggests classroom activitie
This book shows how different cultures around the world celebrate. It draws out comparisons between cultures, and shows how many cultures celebrate similar things, such as being thankful, marking changes, or important people and events.
This DVD pack has several films about life in Kolkata, India. The films show the lives of two children growing up in Kolkata: Sagari who is 12, and Liril who is 11. There are also short films about Hinduism, transport, the silk industry, and clips of children asking questions of those watching the film.
This website was developed to accompany the ‘1001 Inventions: Discover the Muslim Heritage in our World’ exhibition. It shows many of the scientific and medical discoveries and inventions that have come from the Muslim world, and have formed many
Join Arusha, Mosi, Tumpe and their Maasai friends as they go on a journey through the grasslands of Tanzania. They encounter all sorts of animals including elephants, lions and monkeys, while counting from one to ten in both English and Swahili.
In this tender view of urban childhood, George learns that letting people into his playhouse is much more fun than keeping them out.
George says the cardboard house is his and his alone. It isn’t for girls, small people, twins, people with glasses,