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.

Commonwealth education pack

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. 

UN Matters Teaching Pack

This teaching pack for secondary schools aims to develop awareness and understanding of the UN and the global issues it tackles. It has 5 lessons on the UN: working for us all; keeping the peace; fighting poverty; promoting human rights; Model UN.

Gapminder

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