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 handbook for those interested in developing their own and others’ co-operative skills. It is presented in the following sections:
“A Sense of Self” explores self-esteem and views of competition and co-operation;
“Co-operating at Home” cons
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.
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
The Trading Game is a simulation designed to introduce students to the realities of trade and how it affects the prosperity of a country. It highlights how the gap between rich and poor nations is made wider by the trading policies of the rich.
This A3 colour illustrated poster from Banana Link clearly shows the links between the producer and the consumer ends of the banana chain. It explains what you buy when you buy a banana, how it is produced and what this means for the banana worker.
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.
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.
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
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.