This fictional story by Jason Buckley from The Philosophy Man tells the tale of a Queen who is trying to ensure that the laws are fair to all her people.
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.
This useful website presents development information in an easily accessible format, and would be ideal research material for upper secondary Geography or Economics pupils. The site includes statistics from the United Nations Human Development Report
- Website (free)
- Website (free)
This free teaching resource for Key Stages 2 & 3 (ages 7 to 14) accompanies Think Global’s 2017-18 Global Wallplanner. It uses some of the wallplanner photos of seasonal fruit and vegetables to explore the theme of Ethical and Sustainable Consumption.
This resource has been developed by the British Council in partnership with the Royal Society. It provides scientific background information and learning activities on the issues surrounding food security, and the impact of a growing global population on food production.
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.
- Book (£20)
This free website supports teachers in developing and embedding global learning through the KS3 Geography curriculum (ages 11-14). It has a large number of downloadable PDFs, PowerPoints, worksheets, schemes of learning and reflection tools.
- Website (free)
This book is an excellent tool for understanding the Middle East and its pivotal role in global politics. It explores the complexity of the region: its emergence from fallen empires, the shaping of its current contours by oil and outside intervention
- Book (£14.99)
This guide has been developed by Oxfam together with the Maths Association, and explores ‘why teach maths with a Global Citizenship approach?
This photo-teaching resource accompanies Think Global’s 2015-2016 Global Wallplanner. It uses photos to explore ‘positive stories of development’, inspired by the 12 global themes of the European Year for Development 2015.
- PDF (free)
This module focuses on China as an emerging global power with huge manufacturing capabilities and a rising consumer culture. China is expected to be the largest economy in the world by 2040, but this success has not trickled down through the whole of
This website supports teaching and learning around how we can better understand self, others and the wider world. It has a bank of classroom and CPD resources that you can pick up and use straight away. These are accompanied by support materials
This DVD explores all the issues and implications associated with managing a youthful and growing population. The Gambia, with one of the most youthful populations in the world, is used as a case study. The role of contraception and family planning is looked at in detail, as are the pressures on resources and the environment.
Made in consultation with the Geographical Association, this DVD looks at the causes, impacts and management of the UK’s current period of rapid immigration. It is designed to encourage students to think about migrants’ different countries of origin, motivations, intended durations of stay and their socio-economic situation both in the UK and back home.
An adaptable and engaging resource for the learning and teaching of development, poverty and inequalities. It takes Bangalore as a case study and looks at the causes and impacts of urban poverty, including the role of urbanisation and push-pull factors of rural to urban migration.
- DVD (£45)
This book from the Geographical Association helps pupils in years 4–6 (ages 8-11) to explore what it is like to live in the United Kingdom in the first part of the 21st century. Pupils start by developing their locational knowledge of the UK with map
- Book (£16.99)
This atlas maps contemporary migration against its economic, social, cultural and demographic contexts, and traces the story of migration from its historical roots to its causes and effects today.
- Book (£15.99)
This website aims to provide efficient and comprehensive access to statistical data on world issues. You select a subject from the top menu and watch the countries on the map change their size according to the data
A series of photocopiable resource books on contemporary social topics for 11-14 year-olds. Each one contains a wide range of current information from newspapers, magazines, group literature, statistics, cartoons and government reports.
- Book (£5.95)