Look Windwards!

This flexible resource was designed by Geography teachers for Geography teachers. It includes lots of source material, including photographs, maps and interviews, and considers what life is like as a banana farmer in the Windward Isles.

Practical Action technical briefs

Practical Action technical briefs

Technical briefs are documents produced by Practical Action which are freely available to people in the developing world. They provide detailed technical information on a variety of subjects ranging from how to make jams and pickles to how to build a flood-proof house or an aerial ropeway.

All you need for a refugee assembly

This teaching book includes three assembly ideas and three lessons plans which explore the theme of refugees in the UK. The assemblies consider who are refugees, and how they are portrayed in the UK media.

Choc-a-lot

This pack is for teachers and youth workers and provides a detailed outline of activities for a one-day workshop which introduces young people to the issues behind the global chocolate industry.

Passion for fashion

This book offers ideas for a one-day event exploring the global trade in fashion and sportswear. The activities are suitable for secondary level teaching, and introduce several ideas behind fair trade, including: who makes our clothes, where they are

The Cost of Coffee

This teaching pack investigates world coffee markets, and the causes and consequences of a recent drop in coffee prices for farmers and the economy.The book includes lessons about media literacy, corporate social responsibility, the role of international charities, and fair trade.

Show Racism the Red Card

Show Racism the Red Card

This teaching pack includes a 20-minute DVD and teaching book with activities suitable for upper primary or secondary teaching. The film includes interviews with many famous footballers, who talk about the causes and consequences of racism

Global Education website

This website from AusAid (the Australian government’s aid department), provides lots of background information about global issues and suggestions for exploring these in class. It also suggests a variety of teaching activities exploring global

Trading Trainers

This role play game, from the charities Christian Aid and CAFOD, is suitable for ages 13 onwards, and encourages those playing to imagine life as someone making trainers. The game can be played in groups of up to 40 people, and uses role-play to

I Have a Story to Tell

This book provides dozens of inspirational stories of women living in Africa, alongside striking photographs from the photojournalist Mark Read. The women are united by the fact that they were unable to attend school because their families could not