This resource was created by and for teachers to support work on some key issues: food and hunger, poverty and wealth, and sustainable development. They offer ‘lenses’ through which to view these issues and ideas for constructive action on the local and global stage.
How fairly would your learners treat their citizens if they could run their very own country? In this online, interactive game from Oxfam, Republic of You, learners create their own nations, take on the role of leader and decide whether to listen to their advisors.
This ‘atlas of water’ maps the competing claims on limited water supplies – made by farmers, industrialists and householders – and investigates the uses and abuses of the resource, as well as the vexed question of how it can be equitably managed.
This website presents the often untold stories of generations of migrants who shaped the British Isles. It draws on the words and research of over 60 historians based in universities and historical institutions.
This fantastic online photo-resource features photos from over 240 families living in 50 countries around the world. The site arranges them all on a street called Dollar Street, in order of their monthly income. Select from 100 topics to compare photos showing aspects of everyday life, often surprisingly similar for people on the same income level across cultures and continents.
The title of this popular development education resource reflects the fact that over 80% of the world’s population lives in the “Developing World” and less than 20% live in the “Developed World”, but consume far more of the world’s resources.
Developed by the British Red Cross with the support of the Geographical Association, this exciting teaching package features a range of activities designed to encourage young people to explore the impact earthquakes have on individuals and communities.
Practical Action has produced a range of different materials to support teachers in helping pupils understand the Global Goals (Sustainable Development Goals) and their targets; why they are important in reducing world poverty, and how pupils can take action themselves to help achieve them.
This collection of resources from the Catholic aid charity CAFOD will help secondary students to engage with issues around climate change. As CAFOD is a Catholic charity, many of the resources include a religious dimension.
The Catholic aid agency CAFOD has produced a set of useful factsheets on a range of development issues. These are great for research, homework or a brief overview of some major themes in global development.