This book aims to enable professionals who work with young people to bring a spiritual dimension to their work, to bring about mutual knowledge and respect. It is written for the person who is affiliated to a faith group, for the person who is not
This free resource from Film Education is based around the film Shooting Dogs, which explores the atrocity of the 1994 Rwandan Genocide through a fictional story set in a school, where a British priest and teacher become caught up in the violence. The activities explore the historical background to the genocide and, more generally, colonialism. […]
This film investigates how the Highly Indebted Poor Countries’ debt relief initiative places heavy conditions on countries, requiring them to spend government money on specific areas. It questions whether debt relief is as beneficial as the G8 claim,
This website from the United Nations presents the official data, definitions, methodologies and sources for the 48 indicators to measure progress towards the Millennium Development Goals.
This extensive website looks at slavery and the slave trade from a number of different perspectives: historical, social, political and economic. The website focuses on a number of topics, including: Africa before slavery, participation and poverty, life on the plantations, resistance, rebellion, abolition, and modern slavery. There is lots of source material, such as maps, […]
This micro-site within the National Archives website focuses on Asian and Black history in Britain from 1500 to 1850. The site includes essays, photographs, illustrations and lots of documentary material. There are also two virtual tours, which are
This website designed by a history teacher includes lots of teaching material about Black history in Britain.
The Resources section focuses on five key periods, from the Tudors to the 20th century, and includes lesson plans, photographs, PowerPoint
This booklet from People & Planet gives advice to secondary schools, sixth forms and universities wanting to set up a fairtrade campaign. It includes ideas for involving the whole school and wider community, and gaining fairtrade school status
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.
This report and documentary film explore the issue of how consumer choice impacts upon coffee producers and the environment. The film includes interviews with coffee farmers, market experts, consumer organisations and some key figures in the internat