Clever Consumers

We are living in a world where we are bombarded by signs, pop-ups and adverts trying to sell us something. Convincing us that our wants are actually our needs and that our life will be better with the newest technology, latest fashion pieces, organic facial crea ms, money-making training, and the list goes on. Being […]

Mapping Our World

This free BAFTA-winning website from Oxfam explores the idea of maps, and how they affect our perspective on the world. The website includes several highly addictive games which follow the trail of the cartoon character Moley.

WaterAid Teaching Materials

WaterAid has a range of free, online teaching materials for primary and secondary schools, all about global water and sanitation issues. Cross-curricular themes explore global issues around access to clean, safe water, sanitation and hygiene education.

Tiki the Penguin

This website for upper primary and lower secondary aged children introduces several environmental themes in simple language. The topics covered include climate change, pollution and protecting the planet. The website also includes interactive quizzes

India: The Village Computer

These short films with accompanying teaching activities have been produced by the British Council. They show how the residents of Gurjolia, West Bengal responded to the installation of a village computer.

Syria: Third Space

Syria: Third Space is an exhibition of new work by Syrian artists. This resource pack provides activities to encourage pupils to look really closely at some of the exhibits, and to provide creative and thought provoking responses to them.

Light and Light Technologies – photo-teaching resource

Light is the ultimate source of life and energy for most living things on Earth. This resource features 33 photos covering a wide range of light-related topics, with suggestions for teaching and learning activities, plus links to further information