This film investigates how the Highly Indebted Poor Countries’ debt relief initiative places heavy conditions on countries, requiring them to spend government money on specific areas. It questions whether debt relief is as beneficial as the G8 claim,
This joint publication from DFID and Rough Guide is a great background resource for those wanting to find out about key issues in the development sector. The first part addresses key issues such as what is global poverty, how globalisation can affect
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
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 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.