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Fairtrade Foundation

This resource helps young people understand the impacts of fast fashion and highlights the difference consumers can make to people’s lives through their buying choices.

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Purchasing Power Activity Kit

This Think Global activity kit for Key Stage 3 (ages 11 to 14) helps teachers and learners to explore the concept of a supply chain and the impacts of each stage; analyse the people and resources behind a product; and investigate how the decisions consumers make affect the way companies behave.

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Dollar Street

This fantastic online photo-resource features photos from over 240 families living in 50 countries around the world. The site arranges them all on a street called Dollar Street, in order of their monthly income. Select from 100 topics to compare photos showing aspects of everyday life, often surprisingly similar for people on the same income level across cultures and continents.

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These Learning About… resources from HEC Global Learning are a series of leaflets providing background information for teachers on every day topics in the classroom such as Food, Water and Energy to support their knowledge in these areas. In addition to providing background information, each leaflet includes a rationale for teaching the topic from a […]

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This edition of our termly activity kit provides ideas and information for ways to use the topic of ‘clothes’ to teach and learn about the global dimension.

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Follow the Things

This website looks a bit like a shopping website, but all is not as it seems. If you click on the different ‘departments’ you will find lots of ‘products’. But clicking on these products will lead you to films, research and articles about where these products have come from, and whether the production has involved human rights abuses or exploitation or environmental damage.

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This activity kit aims to help you begin your global dimension journey, or think about where to go next. It starts with young people’s own lives, giving you ideas on how to encourage students to explore the ways their daily choices and actions…

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Filmed in Bangladesh, one of the world’s largest textile manufacturers, this resource explores the social cost of our cheap textiles. With footage filmed inside a number of Bangladeshi textile factories, it explores the issues of sweatshop labour, poor working conditions, a fair wage and the right to unionise and asks who is responsible?

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Using the international fashion industry as a case study this resource asks: what is globalisation, what are the causes, and what is the role played by Transnational Corporations (TNCs)? It then looks at the effects of globalisation and asks what are the pros and cons and who benefits?

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This free resource from the campaigning charity War on Want aims to engage school students on global issues surrounding the London Olympic Games in 2012. Activities have been designed with KS4 in mind but they are also adaptable to KS3.

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This cross-curricular teaching pack for ages 9-14 brings alive the concepts of human rights, equality and fairness by telling stories of people who make sports goods in poorer countries, often working with few rights, and for poverty wages.

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This teachers’ pack, with accompanying CD-ROM and web links, brings Morocco right into the primary classroom. It has been developed by teachers and educationalists involved in a British Council project linking York and Morocco.

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This comprehensive, colourful pack is a cross-curricular resource designed to support children aged 7-14 with their progression in Intercultural Understanding through French, Geography and Global Citizenship. There are also many links to other curriculum areas such as Art, Design, Dance, Music and Literacy.

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This is a classroom photo activity based on pictures chosen for the Global Wallplanner 2010-11. It can be adapted to suit all age groups and can relate to a variety of different subject areas – or could be used in tutor time or after-school clubs.

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Practical Action image gallery

Practical Action’s free online image gallery for schools features photos from developing countries on number of topics: renewable energy, water & sanitation, farming, plants, recycling, climate change, transport, costume and technology justice.

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This resource is for educators wanting to teach about the global sportswear industry and Olympic merchandise supply chains. It contains 10 ready-to-use activities for helping young people critically consider who makes the clothes and sporting merchandise they buy, and what can be done to improve their rights.

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This website provides a cross-curriculum resource for Key Stage 3 on the importance of using renewable materials in a world of dwindling resources. There are detailed work schemes for teachers, developed by education professionals,

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This education pack was developed and trialled at Barham Primary School in Wembley, and celebrates that wonderful South Asian garment, the sari. It was produced to accompany an exhibition of both traditional and new saris, images of which can be view

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While there is much information available about the social and environmental impact of the fashion industry, there is only a small body of materials exploring how to teach about the issues. This handbook aims to fill that gap.

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Our cotton T-shirts, dresses and trousers are made from a plant grown in countries many thousands of miles away. This is an online resource from Oxfam which investigates who grows cotton, how it is processed, transported and made into the garments we

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