W is for World: Around the world ABC

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.

Around the Garden in 80 Ways

This handbook looks at ways of using plants to raise development issues. It is an excellent resource for teachers wishing to link classroom work with visits to Botanic Gardens and other plant collections.

Development Compass Rose

The aim of this pack is to introduce teachers to the Development Compass Rose, a teaching concept that provides a framework within which participants can raise questions on development issues.

Fat felts & sugar paper

A very useful resource that offers practical classroom activities for enhancing children’s speaking and listening skills. The publication encourages children to explore their own attitudes and values within a global context. It is grounded in the experience of a group of teachers and the children they work with.

Start with a Story

An excellent handbook which suggests ways of using storybooks to explore feelings, experiences and issues with young children. A variety of tried and tested activities are illustrated with a range of stories. Three approaches are exemplified.

The Nine Silly Brothers and Other Stories from Eritrea

I found this collection of eleven folk stories compelling. Collected from Eritrean refugees and Eritrean schools, they live and change as they are told and retold. In creating this book, the stories were told to Sheffield children who quickly related

Mangla

A Study of Change and Development in Mirpur, ‘Azad’ Jammu Kashmir & Pakistan. This pack focuses on the Mirpur district of Jammur Kashmir, Pakistan and specifically on the Mangla Dam.