These creative teaching resources from Oxfam help pupils to discover the role of music in bringing about social change in the USA and Latin America.
- Website (free)
Ecuador needs to exploit the Amazon’s resources to develop. Leaving it untouched is not an option. This DVD looks at the challenges of achieving sustainable management in the Amazon rainforest.
In this DVD resource an indigenous environmental campaigner introduces us to his rainforest world and explores the threats facing it. This resource considers the value of rainforests and the challenges facing them.
This resource real-world case studies from Oxfam’s work with Indigenous communities in Australia and overseas and has learning activities to engage students on issues of Australian and global health and human development.
This module comprises six lessons (half a term’s work) focusing on Brazil. Throughout the unit pupils are encouraged to compare the geography of Brazil to that of the UK.
Written by a team of four British teachers and edited at the Embassy of Brazil, this website provides a set of free, up-to-date educational resources about Brazil for teachers and pupils in British schools.
The eight case studies in this resource tell rue stories of children and young people in Nicaragua organising and taking action on social justice issues in their communities to defend their own and other children’s human rights.
This set of 21 assembly plans focuses on child rights and special days of the year, such as World Refugee Day, International Day of Disabled Persons, and World Health Day. Each assembly features stories from children around the world and includes
This satirical cartoon booklet from Survival International takes a wry look at the concept of ‘development’ and aims to communicate simply what is wrong with imposing external notions of development on indigenous communities. It is available free
- Website (free)
- Booklet (£2.99)
This book tells the story of the Kalinago people of Dominica in the eastern Caribbean. They are among the last survivors of the indigenous peoples of the region who were there when Christopher Columbus arrived 500 years ago.
- Book (£9.99)
This activity pack is aimed at primary teachers, and explores the day-to-day lives of children in Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam. These real-life accounts are brief (two pages each), and cover issues of migration, poverty, health, environment, and urban and rural living conditions.
- Teacher's Pack (£20)
This series of guides from New Internationalist focuses on a number of topical issues in the world today, and provides a pocket sized reference point for key concepts. The books are unique in how they place today’s issues into a historical context.
- Book (£7.99)
This is an excellent handbook for teachers in secondary schools to introduce a human rights education perspective into their teaching of Modern Foreign languages. The handbook is divided into three main sections. Section one introduces the rationale
- Book (free)