These resources were produced for the Global Learning Programme (GLP), England, to assist teachers with lesson planning for World Cities Day.
Ecuador needs to exploit the Amazon’s resources to develop. Leaving it untouched is not an option. This DVD looks at the challenges of achieving sustainable management in the Amazon rainforest.
Discovering the Arctic is an online education resource for schools, developed by the Royal Geographical Society with IBG, in partnership with the British Antarctic Survey and the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Scottish Association for Marine Science.
Discovering Antarctica is an online education resource for schools, developed by the Royal Geographical Society with IBG, in partnership with the British Antarctic Survey and the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
This is a short film with accompanying teaching activities, produced by the British Council. In it we meet a young entrepreneur from Brazil’s favelas and see how life is changing in Rio de Janeiro in the build-up to the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic
- Website (free)
- Film (free)
This book, published by New Internationalist, features over 50 thematic world maps which graphically analyse every key indicator and vital statistic of modern life, from wealth and power, war and peace through to rights, health and the environment.
- Book (£14.99)
Written by a team of four British teachers and edited at the Embassy of Brazil, this website provides a set of free, up-to-date educational resources about Brazil for teachers and pupils in British schools.
Filmed in the French town of Chamonix in the Alps, this DVD resource explores the social, economic and environmental opportunities and challenges facing the region.
An interview with an expert on overfishing in the Caribbean. The reefs surrounding this tourist hotspot have been declining for the last 30 years as a result of overfishing, a decline in sea urchins, an emergence of algae and eutrophication.
This is a unit for Year 5 adapted from existing mountain planning to bring in more direct teaching of geographical skills and to enhance the children’s awareness of the global dimension. The unit focuses on mapping, investigating the locality, asking
These free online teaching resources from Tourism Concern focus on water, the world’s most vital resource, and how it connects to tourism, the world’s fastest growing industry. They are designed for teaching Key Stage 3 and 4 Geography
- PDF (free)
- Image (free)
Our Africa is a website developed by SOS Children, a charity that has been working in Africa for the past 40 years. The aim of this ambitious project is to let children across Africa film their lives and countries the way they see them.
- Website (free)
- Website (free)
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.
- Teacher's Pack (£45)
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.
- Teacher's Pack (£50)
This resource is based on a set of environmental education films created for the Pan African Conservation Education Project (PACE), an initiative which aims to communicate practical solutions to environmental problems across the continent of Africa.
- DVD (£5)
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)
A series of photocopiable resource books which aim to “improve awareness of today’s social issues”. Each one covers a variety of different opinions on the subject in question, drawing information from a wide range of sources.
- Book (£7.95)
Into Africa explores our connections with the diverse continent of Africa, aiming to teach about the interdependence of places and to explore our place in the world with a critical mind.
- Book (£17.99)