A Long Way to Cherry Time

Through learning about prisoners of conscience and the ‘disappeared’, students can explore basic human rights, including the right to assembly, the right to a fair trial, and the right to freedom of speech and religious expression.

Right Up Your Street

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

Chaga and the Chocolate Factory

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

Pa Pa Paa

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

The Arts: The Global Dimension

This guidance book explores how the global dimension can enrich teaching and learning in art and design, dance, drama and music. It is aimed at arts coordinators, teachers, advisers, trainers and facilitators of curriculum development.

Radio for Change

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

Peace One Day Citizenship Resource

This free resource aims to advance active citizenship in the areas of conflict resolution, global citizenship, human rights and the link between sustainability and peace, using Peace Day (21 September) as a focus.

Breaking the Silence

This extensive website looks at slavery and the slave trade from a number of different perspectives: historical, social, political and economic. The website focuses on a number of topics, including: Africa before slavery, participation and poverty, life on the plantations, resistance, rebellion, abolition, and modern slavery. There is lots of source material, such as maps, […]

1001 Inventions

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