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 resource was created by and for teachers to support work on some key issues: food and hunger, poverty and wealth, and sustainable development. They offer ‘lenses’ through which to view these issues and ideas for constructive action on the local and global stage.
This free, downloadable photo-pack aims to help learners aged 7-11 make links between the local and global by exploring where the bananas we eat in the UK come from.
This teaching resource aims to help 11-14-year-olds to engage critically with the novel The Bone Sparrow and to reflect on the themes, and on the relationships between fact and fiction.
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 start of a new year is often a time to reflect. This set of resources from Oxfam includes teaching ideas to help develop both personal and class resolutions.
This set of resources for 9-13 year olds from Oxfam will help teachers energise computing lessons by getting pupils to delve into data from across the world.
This online resource brings the women’s suffrage campaign to life for students aged 11-14. It explores the 1866 petition which called for women’s right to vote and was signed by women across the UK.
This activity kit develops Key Stage 2 pupils’ understanding of the human impact of climate change, encouraging them to recognise how climate change and other global issues are interlinked, and to recognise their role in tackling this challenge.
Hazel Falck is Project Coordinator for Doc Academy, which aims to encourage the use of documentary film within formal learning in UK schools. Here she presents a set of new teaching resources exploring the 2015 feature-length documentary about Malala Yousafzai.