World Book Day

These resources were produced for the Global Learning Programme (GLP), England, to assist teachers with lesson planning for World Book Day.

West Africa: Word, symbol and song

West Africa: Word, symbol and song

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).

Arabic Language and Culture

The Arab world is a diverse geographical region rich in culture and history. Arabic is spoken by more than 300 million people. This pack is designed to help primary school teachers introduce aspects of both Arabic language and culture to pupils.

Teaching History with 100 Objects

This website consists of 100 resources based on objects selected from museums in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales and from the British Museum. It has been funded by the DfE to help equip teachers to teach the new history curriculum.

World Stories

One in eight children in the UK speaks a language other than English as their first language. This website is a growing collection of short stories, both new and traditional, from all around the world. The stories are available in English, plus their

Passeport pour la Francophonie

This online resource supports the teaching of French at primary school level. Aude from France, Assouan from Egypt, Nyanga from Gabon, Menabe from Madagascar and Takakoto from French Polynesia act as friendly guides to their home countries.

togetherTV

Launched in March 2005 by Christian Aid and the Irish development agency Trocaire, togetherTV gives individuals in the developing world a rarely heard voice.