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.

Young Lives, Global Goals

This extensive Geography pack from Save the Children includes a 40-minute video, a poster, 16 photo cards and a teacher’s book with extensive notes and 20 teaching activities. It looks at the Millennium Development Goals, through the lives of eight children living in Peru, Ethiopia, Vietnam and India.

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

Science Across the World

This innovative project aims to link young people in different countries through the exploration of science topics. Schools need to register initially to use the site, and then can gain access to the different topic discussion forums. Many of the

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

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.

Science: The Global Dimension

This guidance booklet for secondary Science teachers introduces the idea of a global dimension in science teaching and learning. The book includes sections on the benefits of teaching the global dimension in science, to teachers and pupils, as well

Citizenship education: the global dimension

This guidance book for secondary teachers brings together ideas about how to bring the global dimension into citizenship teaching. It offers ideas for both whole school approaches as well as lesson ideas for all areas of the curriculum.