This activity supports a discussion amongst children with teachers about crisis and solidarity in the local setting and how it relates to economic crisis in society. The risk of debt and the consequences for people who borrow money are considered. The children then explore how money can be conceived of in terms of an alternative […]
An introduction to tax and tax justice.
Learners will increase their awareness of what tax is, how the money is spent and our shared responsibility for public services. They will start to understand why it is important to pay tax, and through playing a simulation game, discuss and draw their own conclusions about whether everyone pays their fair share of tax. They will conclude by reflecting on how things might be made fairer.
- PDF (Free)
- PDF (Free)
This pack contains four classroom-based activities themed around the Commonwealth and has been designed to help your pupils further their understanding of the Commonwealth and the world around them.
Tree Power provides Key Stage 2 teachers with eight interlinked sessions to deliver with their class. The pack combines the two educational strands of development education (global learning) and outdoor education, to enable children to become both (informed) Tree Explorers and (active) Tree Guardians.
This unit for Key Stage 3 (ages 11-14) provides a series of lessons, activities and associated materials focusing on natural resources.
- Website (free)
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.
This Geography lesson plan from the Eden Project invites Key Stage 3 students (ages 11 to 14) to understand the links they have with the natural world, and to present their work creatively using video.
- Website (free)
How Fairtrade nut producers deal with, and are affected by climate change. A short presentation for older audiences who are interested in the links between social and environmental justice.
Brazil nuts gathered from the Bolivian Amazon. This resource shows children where their food comes from. It explains the story of how a Brazil nut is gathered in the Amazon rain forest and sold in the UK.
A counter-extremism educational resource that aims to reduce the appeal of extremism and offer a positive alternative to the increasing amounts of extremist material and propaganda available online.
- Website (free)
- PDF (free)
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.
- Book (free)
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.
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.
This online CPD course is designed for individuals or geography departments to guide discussions around the way that global learning is embedded in curriculum planning and assessment. It provides a mixture of questions, resources & discussion prompts
This imaginative KS1 book features Thea, a teddy bear who leads children through a journey of exploring Fairtrade. Practitioners will be able to use Thea to involve children in learning about where their food comes from, the relationship between producer and consumer, and the concept of fairness.
This website helps teachers and pupils to explore the interdependence of people and forests and the vital role forests play in sustaining our environment – in the past, the present and hopefully the future.
This is a practical book for teachers working at Key Stage 2/3 (Second and Third Levels in Scotland). It sets out the need for and the nature of a more sustainable future and the ways in which this can be both explored and realised in schools.
This module introduces students to the issue of conflict, a concept that can be challenging to teach. A particular focus is the extent to which conflict can influence, and be influenced by, geography. Through the study of historical and contemporary
The purpose of this module is to explore the climates of today and predict the climates of the future. The focus of the module is how and why climates change, what the impacts of this change might be, and how we can behave sustainably to…