A great resource for teachers interested in curriculum development with a global perspective. This is the website of Tide~ Global Learning, a network of teachers and educators mainly based in and around Birmingham, who come together to respond to the
A great book which illustrates the well-known message about the interdependence of life attributed to Chief Seattle, a leader of the Northwest Indian Nations nearly 150 years ago.
This is a really excellent and innovative anti-racist and interactive resource of value in any secondary school or other youth/community setting. It is organised in five main interlinked sections: images, memories, people, places (Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, USA and eight key locations in the UK), and visions.
As Linda learns about the Maasai people from East Africa in her American inner city school, she feels a strong bond with them. As she goes about her daily life, she imagines what it might be like to be a Masai girl doing similar things.
A nicely presented pack about the justice issues involved in the banana trade. Includes information about where bananas come from, the conditions for workers, the position of trade unions, the use of pesticides, and the ‘race to the bottom’ as compan
This is a very impressive website for teachers and children. Teachers can find resources to support a global dimension in a wide range of curriculum areas. Some are interactive offering ready classroom material; for example, there are activities and
This A3 colour illustrated poster from Banana Link clearly shows the links between the producer and the consumer ends of the banana chain. It explains what you buy when you buy a banana, how it is produced and what this means for the banana worker.
This ’round the world’ alphabet book covers more than 20 countries from Senegal to Nepal. It is an alphabet book of people, cultures and customs. It tells about the homes we live in, the kinds of food we eat, the clothes we wear and the families we live with.
This is a lovely book. It begins with the eight children we are going to find out about introducing themselves and telling us about the meanings of their names. The children come from the UK, USA, Brazil, Ghana, Russia, Vietnam, Australia and India.
This game is designed to help younger children to understand the difficulties of surviving in an economy where there is high unemployment and no social security. It also raises questions about power and the use of the world’s resources.