Change the World in Eight Steps

This excellent set of posters from Oxfam introduces the eight United Nations Millennium Development Goals to pupils aged 7 to 14. Issues covered in the pack include: trade, aid, and debt; education; environment; HIV/AIDS; poverty and hunger; and

Developing the Global Dimension in the School Curriculum

This booklet shows how the global dimension can be integrated across the curriculum and into the wider life of schools. It was published by a consortium of government bodies and NGOs: DFID, DfES, QCA, DEA and the British Council.

Christian Aid Uncovered

This free set of PDFs introduces the work of the international charity Christian Aid, with mini case studies showing real people’s live in Burma, Burundi, Jamaica and Kenya. It includes sections on the causes of poverty, natural disasters and health.

New Internationalist Peters Projection World Maps

New Internationalist offers a variety of world maps in different formats, including:
Peters’ Projection laminated map, which presents countries in their true proportion to one another
Peters DVD, with a documentary about the originator of the

Reel Lives Sierra Leone

This DVD is great fun! It introduces two young people living in Sierra Leone, and encourages children to see similarities and differences with their own lives. The DVD includes several short clips about school life, food and clothes in Sierra Leone,

Valuing Places website

Valuing Places was a three year project which brought together a wide range of people from all areas of the country including Geographical Association volunteers, members, practising teachers and pupils. Many participants were heavily involved with

For Every Child

This book for children, with a foreword by Archbishop Desmond Tutu, illustrates and summarises the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). The book is suitable for children of primary school age.

Wants and Needs cards

This pack includes 10 sets of cards featuring 20 aspects of life such as ‘clean water’ and ‘fashionable clothes’, along with a sheet giving four activity ideas of how to use the cards.

Children’s Rights: Health

This glossy hardback book is one in a series of five to help explore the theme of children’s rights with a younger audience. This book explores the right all children have to receive good health care, and some of the reasons why this does not always

Children’s Rights: Education

This glossy hardback book is one in a series of five to help explore the theme of children’s rights with a younger audience. The book explores the right to an education, and why some children are unable to go to school.