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The Global Dimension blog has regular articles on teaching ideas and new resources to support the global dimension in the classroom.
Update your atlases as the world gains a new country 8 July 2011

On Saturday 9 July 2011 the new country of South Sudan comes into existence.

Links for teaching about the earthquake in Japan 18 March 2011

Links to background information and/or teaching ideas.

The ‘true size’ of Africa? 14 October 2010

How big is it, really?

Robots in war 17 August 2010

Could using robots make armed conflict more humane? Or less?

Teaching resources on the US oil spill 22 June 2010

Resources from the TES and the Geographical Association

World Cup 2010 – Who Should I Cheer For? 8 June 2010

Rank the teams playing in the 2010 World Cup according to their country's level of social justice.

An Archaeology of ‘Race’ 11 February 2010

Free online teaching pack exploring 'multicultural' Roman Britain.

Fair Miles: Recharting the food miles map 25 January 2010

Great publication from Oxfam and IIED.

Refugee children photograph their own lives 17 August 2009

Photography project supported by the UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR)

Footprints for Hope 26 January 2009

New teaching resource to support teaching about the Holocaust

Launch of new Fairtrade webcast service for schools 20 January 2009

Webcasts from a rural school in Ghana to classrooms across the UK.

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