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.
- 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.
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.
- Teacher's Pack (£11.95)
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.
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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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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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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This is a great geography Key Stage 4 resource as well as one that is useful for youth group settings. We live in a world in which people’s lives are linked across continents and countries. Much of our food and its ingredients travel long distances before we put it on our plate. But what do […]
Magic squares have been created and used by many different cultures since ancient times. They have a beauty and symmetry that can give satisfaction to those who enjoy solving puzzles. They can also give important messages about balance and interdependence and have led to applications in various areas of life. (See the section at the […]
Get your learners thinking about justice, equity, and sustainability with these assembly ideas on Global Citizenship themes. Topics include reducing waste, co-operation, our links with others across the world, diversity, and local and global news. There’s also an assembly calendar to help you keep up to date with hot topics.
Classroom activities on Global Citizenship themes for learners aged 7-11. Activities develop an understanding of how interconnected our world is, the importance of challenging stereotypes, and develop an awareness of events occurring in the world. The lessons are designed to develop social justice, equity, and sustainability themes within the existing curriculum.
Classroom activities on Global Citizenship themes for learners aged 5-7. Activities develop an understanding of concepts such as ‘rich’ and ‘poor’, the origins of food, and how we can make a difference. The lessons are designed to develop understanding of justice, equality and sustainability within the existing curriculum.
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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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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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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
- Teacher's Pack (£29.95)
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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