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 ’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 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.
The Trading Game is a simulation designed to introduce students to the realities of trade and how it affects the prosperity of a country. It highlights how the gap between rich and poor nations is made wider by the trading policies of the rich.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.