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 teaching resource is based on a photo-exhibition documenting and celebrating the diversity of Sheffield’s population through portraits of 72 people who arrived in the city from another country between 1945 and 2016. It is made up of four lesson plans comprising PDFs and PowerPoints.
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.
These inspiring films and lesson plans tell unique stories, based on true events, about some of the animals caught up the First World War, including a koala, an elephant and a camel!
This website presents the often untold stories of generations of migrants who shaped the British Isles. It draws on the words and research of over 60 historians based in universities and historical institutions.
This British Library exhibition explored literature and music from the great African empires of the Middle Ages to the cultural dynamism of West Africa today. The linked website has a set of teaching activities for Key Stages 2, 3 and 4 (ages 7 to 16).
This booklet and accompanying teacher notes have been produced by York Fair Trade Forum to tell the stories of some of the many people over the years who have championed social justice and fair trade.
This photo-teaching resource accompanies Think Global’s 2016-2017 Global Wallplanner. It uses 24 colourful, real-life photos to explore the ‘Social and Solidarity Economy’ – a movement that seeks to alleviate poverty through community empowerment, mutual benefit and economic growth.
Queens of Syria is the story of fifty Syrian refugee women, now living in Jordan, who came together to create and perform their own version of The Trojan Women, the timeless Greek tragedy by Euripides about the plight of women in war.
This education pack from the British Council is designed to help teachers introduce aspects of the Battle of the Somme and the ways in which it is being remembered 100 years later.