Making ICT Real

Today’s young people are ‘digital natives’, having grown up alongside computers, mobile phones and the internet. How can we capitalise on this to help them develop as global citizens?

Morocco – a Learning Journey

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.

Traidcraft for Schools Website

This website focuses on fair trade, and has a range of free lesson plans, activity ideas and assemblies, as well as Fairtrade Producer stories. Resources are targeted at KS 2 and 3 but could also be used by older students. Lesson plans have been

Exploring the Global Dimension to ICT

This leaflet is from a set covering each subject in the secondary curriculum in England. They provide starting points for exploring what the global dimension means for each subject, and can also be used for cross-curriculum planning.

More than just a game of football?

In February 2009, a group of Key Stage 3 teachers on a Tide~ global learning study visit spent ten days exploring issues in Cape Town and their relevance to creative approaches to the new secondary curriculum in England. The thinking and ideas from

Football and Freedom

Football and Freedom is an online resource pack from the NUT bursting with fun and informative teaching resources and activities for teaching children about South Africa through football. It enables teachers to use the excitement around the World Cup

International Women’s Day

This free DVD resource is about the right to education and why girls and women in particular are excluded from enjoying this right. It is produced by Camfed International, a charity which supports girls’ education in Zimbabwe, Zambia, Tanzania, Ghana

Global Footprints

This website from HEC Global Learning is for teachers and young people to explore global and social issues and increases students’ understanding of the connection between their lives and the lives of others around the world, as well as emphasising

Find Your Way Through Trade

These lesson plans on the Oxfam Education website can help primary pupils to understand the basic principles of global trade. Starting with everyday items – things from the supermarket – the lessons explore where items actually come from and how the

Makutano Junction

Makutano Junction

Makutano Junction is a Kenyan-produced TV soap opera which aims to entertain and educate English-speaking African audiences. These teaching materials are based around the series. Issues include social justice, human rights, youth and relationships,