A topic-based online resource that puts literacy and critical thinking at the heart of primary teaching. Each topic starts with a story and then takes a cross-curricular journey exploring the theme using lesson ideas and resources.
Muktangan is a charity that provides education to underprivileged children in Mumbai, India. They have developed these primary lesson resources to raise awareness of Muktangan and of Indian life and culture.
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).
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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.
This free website supports teachers in developing and embedding global learning through the KS3 Art & Design curriculum (ages 11-14). It has a large number of downloadable PDFs, PowerPoints, worksheets, schemes of learning and reflection tools.
Explore the power of music with this cross-curricular teaching resource for ages 7–11. Raising Her Voice is an exciting series of lessons that inspire learners to explore the role of music in social change.
This British Council / BBC co-produced film with accompanying discussion questions and activities helps pupils explore how life in the Amazon is changing fast.
In this BBC/British Council film with teaching activities, the Head Girl of Bedford Academy travels to their twin school, Bishop Okiring Secondary School in Kenya, to find out more about what life is like for girls in the school.