This quarterly magazine from DFID is no longer published, but back issues from 2008 onwards are available as PDFs via the National Archive website. They provide useful background reading about key development ideas and themes.
This joint publication from DFID and Rough Guide is a great background resource for those wanting to find out about key issues in the development sector. The first part addresses key issues such as what is global poverty, how globalisation can affect
This resource for pupils aged 16 to 19 focuses on key development issues including human capital, modernisation, control and violence, green development, religion and democracy.
This book for pupils aged 16 to 19 aims to bridge the gap between school and university Geography teaching and learning. The book includes ideas for discussions, projects and field work. It covers a number of themes and contemporary issues
This is a really excellent and innovative anti-racist and interactive resource of value in any secondary school or other youth/community setting. It is organised in five main interlinked sections: images, memories, people, places (Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, USA and eight key locations in the UK), and visions.
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
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
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.
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
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.