Development Compass Rose

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.

Water for a City

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.

The Nine Silly Brothers and Other Stories from Eritrea

I found this collection of eleven folk stories compelling. Collected from Eritrean refugees and Eritrean schools, they live and change as they are told and retold. In creating this book, the stories were told to Sheffield children who quickly related

Mangla

A Study of Change and Development in Mirpur, ‘Azad’ Jammu Kashmir & Pakistan. This pack focuses on the Mirpur district of Jammur Kashmir, Pakistan and specifically on the Mangla Dam.

Families Pack

This pack tells the stories of Jessica from London, Ciano from the Philippines, Jadranka from Bosnia-Herzegovina and Daouda from Burkina Faso. The children’s stories are accompanied by activities intended to develop children’s self esteem, encourage concern for others and explore difficult issues.

India Fights Colonialism (1700-1947)

This educational pack is extremely useful when examining the anti-colonial movement in India. Very well researched, it tells the history of British colonialism in India using the words of the people who fought against it.

Homebeats: Struggles for Racial Justice

This is a really excellent and innovative anti-racist and interactive resource of value in any secondary school or other youth/community setting. It is organised in five main interlinked sections: images, memories, people, places (Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, USA and eight key locations in the UK), and visions.

From Prejudice to Genocide

This is an excellent resource for teaching about the Holocaust. It traces the history of anti-semitism, and includes the experiences of gypsies, homosexuals, people with disabilities and others who were persecuted. Themes of collaboration, indifference, obedience, dehumanisation, resistance and rescue are explored.