This is a very impressive website for teachers and children. Teachers can find resources to support a global dimension in a wide range of curriculum areas. Some are interactive offering ready classroom material; for example, there are activities and
A nicely presented pack about the justice issues involved in the banana trade. Includes information about where bananas come from, the conditions for workers, the position of trade unions, the use of pesticides, and the ‘race to the bottom’ as compan
This game is designed to help younger children to understand the difficulties of surviving in an economy where there is high unemployment and no social security. It also raises questions about power and the use of the world’s resources.
This is a lovely book. It begins with the eight children we are going to find out about introducing themselves and telling us about the meanings of their names. The children come from the UK, USA, Brazil, Ghana, Russia, Vietnam, Australia and India.
This handbook looks at ways of using plants to raise development issues. It is an excellent resource for teachers wishing to link classroom work with visits to Botanic Gardens and other plant collections.
The aim of this pack is to introduce teachers to the Development Compass Rose, a teaching concept that provides a framework within which participants can raise questions on development issues.
A very useful resource that offers practical classroom activities for enhancing children’s speaking and listening skills. The publication encourages children to explore their own attitudes and values within a global context. It is grounded in the experience of a group of teachers and the children they work with.
A handbook which uses biographies about black people who were part of British society to develop a mix of literacy and history skills. The contents are organised around the following themes: planning and preparation, teaching and learning, assessing
An excellent handbook which looks at imaginative ways of using stories to empathise with a range of characters. Many of the texts are set in the South and explore issues such as conflict, poverty, racism and the environment.
These materials focus on the question ‘How does a city meet its future needs?’ with a fascinating case study concerning the supply of clean water to Birmingham in the 19th century. The book comes with 8 A4 black and white photos.