This story will transport you to a farm in Western Sierra Leone where you will have the chance to meet an inspiring cocoa farmer named Lucia Mansaray. Lucia’s Story is a fantastic way to teach students about the Gola Rainforest, forest friendly cocoa farming and Fairtrade Premium. At the end of the story you will […]
A film made in 2020 for schools about the people of the great Gola Rainforest in Sierra Leone, West Africa. 14-year-old Beshey shares the story of his family, explaining how a group of cocoa farmers have come together to protect the forest, and develop their communities through Fairtrade. The challenge for the people of the […]
Learn about what caused the Ebola crisis, what are its effects and how it can be overcome But what caused the Ebola crisis, what are its effects and how will it be overcome? This resource contains a presentation to help learners to understand the crisis, a workshop activity and additional materials for teachers to produce […]
What goes into the food we buy? How can we ensure the farmers, fishers and food processors who work to put food on our shelves are treated fairly?
This interactive resource will help learners aged 11-18 to investigate the human suffering in global food supply chains, and use persuasive writing skills to encourage supermarkets to do better.
Published by The Economist Educational Foundation, and independent charity set up by The Economist, a set of resources to introduce the climate emergency and open discussion. These resources are designed to help teachers and students have inspiring, in-depth discussions about current affairs whilst developing their critical thinking skills.
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Young people frequently face making decisions about a wide range of issues on which there are many different views. Issues like sexuality, religion, bullying, and war can provoke strong, varied and often contradictory responses. This revised and updated version of Oxfam’s popular guide recognises the seismic shifts in social and political contexts in recent years. […]
A typical cocoa farmer in Cote d’Ivoire lives on around 74p a day. Many live in poverty. For women the situation is even worse, carrying a large part of the farming and domestic burden, but often having fewer rights than men. ‘The Story of Chocolate: Unwrapping the Bar’ looks at the unfairness at the heart […]
Think Global worked with RNIB to update and develop resources for the ‘Dots Raise Lots’ campaign, designed to help young people and schools learn more about sight loss and help spread awareness of the value of braille as a reading method for blind and partially sighted people.
Every minute 30 people are forced from their homes. This animation encourages children and young people to reflect on journeys made in history and by their own families. It explains that the refugee crisis is global, yet the vast majority of refugees stay close to their home countries.