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Can economic growth be environmentally sustainable? In this DVD, residents of Dhaka’s slums show how extreme industrial pollution is destroying their environment and health.

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  • DVD (£45)

This summary of new research on behalf of Think Global/DEA from Ipsos MORI sets out compelling evidence that government can reap significant benefits by educating people in the UK about global issues.

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  • PDF (free)

This pack aims to help teachers deliver the increased emphasis on sustainability within new GCSE courses. The pack contains a CD-ROM with six presentations covering Electronics, Food Technology, Graphics, Product Design, Systems & Control and Textile Design.

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  • Teacher's Pack (£11.95)
  • CD-ROM

Four simple and effective assemblies looking at a range of sustainability issues, from local food versus food miles, to fair trade and climate change, with follow up suggestions and all the materials that you need to run an engaging and participatory assembly.

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  • PDF

This beautifully designed pack is crammed full of information and ideas on how Design & Technology teachers and students can contribute to creating a more sustainable world.

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  • Book (£12.95)

An excellent resource book compiled by teachers from the West Midlands for teaching and learning about sustainable development issues. It was produced in the context of the World Summit on sustainable development in Johannesburg (2002) and highlights

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  • Book (£9)

This is a toolkit for Key Stage 2 and 3 (7 – 14 years old pupils). It focuses on sustainable development issues in the UK and Gambia. It covers four main themes: Climate Change, Natural Resources, Tourism and Waste Management.

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  • Book (£7)

8 June every year: Celebrating the ocean and our personal connection to the sea. The world’s ocean – its temperature, chemistry, currents and life – drives the global systems that make the our planet habitable for us. But the ocean is under threat from overfishing, pollution, climate change and acidification. Without change, there is a […]

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Water and the Oceans

This new Activity Kit explores Water and the Oceans. With the BBC’s Blue Planet raising awareness of the amount of plastic in our oceans and its damaging effects, this activity kit explores threats to the planet’s oceans and sustainability.

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  • PDF (free)
Fairtrade_Patrick's virtual visit

This short film features Patrick answering questions about tea farming in Kenya and Fairtrade in a Q&A format. There are also supporting documents and activities.

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  • Website
  • Film
Practical Action Food Preparation and Nutrition resource

This new set of resources from Practical Action supports teachers to deliver the new Food Choices, Provenance, Security and Sustainability units within the new Food Preparation and Nutrition GCSE courses.

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  • Website
  • Powerpoint
  • PDF
80-20 Development in an Unequal World

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.

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  • Book (£20)

Little Worm is the humble but intrepid hero of our tale. Feeling downtrodden and without self-confidence, he embarks on an epic quest to ask each of the animals he meets – what is it that makes them feel special..?

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  • Book (£7.99)

This resource helps schools benefit from lessons learned during one city’s journey towards sustainability. It brings to life the concept of ‘people living happy, healthy lives within the natural limits of the planet’ through fun activities

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  • Teacher's Pack (£29.95)
  • CD-ROM
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Created in collaboration with teachers across Europe and in Ethiopia, this new toolkit provides activities for measuring attitudes and attitudinal change in pupils, thus helping teachers to effectively target their delivery of global learning.

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  • Website
  • Book (free)
World from our Doorstep

A comprehensive teaching resource which supports teachers at EYFS and KS1 (ages 3-8) to introduce global learning through the themes of interconnectedness, fairness and sustainability. Contains a wide range of activity ideas, all of which are adaptable to the age range you are working with.

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  • Book
Lily's Local Picnic

This beautifully illustrated big book tells the story of Lily, a young girl who wonders where her food comes from. In order to find out, she decides to organise a picnic made up of local produce. Join Lily on a journey around her local area to gather items for her picnic, discovering local food growers and craftspeople as she goes, and sharing her picnic together with friends.

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  • Book
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The mission of Teach A Man To Fish is to make a long term impact on global poverty by supporting pioneering education projects in some of the world’s poorest countries. It has developed a set of lesson plans and accompanying resources for UK schools.

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  • Website (free)

Sustrans is a leading UK charity enabling people to choose healthier, cheaper and cleaner journeys. This teaching resource explicitly links learning about sustainability and travel cultures to the Literacy and Numeracy Framework

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  • PDF (free)
  • Teacher's Pack

There are few world regions with greater significance in terms of current affairs than the Middle East. With 5% of the world’s population but only 1% of its water, conflicts over basic resources can be a source of underlying tension in a region characterised by ethnic and religious diversity. The use of water can help pupils to understand how life in the Middle East can be very similar to, but also different from, living in the UK.

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  • PDF (free)
  • Website (free)
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