These free downloadable assembly kits from the British Red Cross are suitable for use with upper primary and secondary aged pupils. They include include scripts, action projects and performance ideas, meeting teachers’ needs for imaginative and
A look at reconstruction and recovery since the December 2004 tsunami
This book is about the work of aid agencies, with a special focus on faith-based agencies such as Islamic Relief. It explains what aid agencies and faith based agencies do, how they work, where they work, and also what inspires them in the first place.
Picture my World is a website for primary children produced by the Catholic aid charity CAFOD. It is packed full of photographs taken by children in the UK, Cambodia and Rwanda and also has lots of fun games and stories and film clips
This website from the international charity CAFOD, includes lots of freebies for teachers. The site includes assembly ideas, downloadable resource packs, quizzes, online activities, case studies and schemes of work. Suitable for KS3 to post-16.
This is the website of an ongoing United Nations Environment Programme project to collect and catalogue maps and graphical images relating to environment and sustainable development. Topics include poverty and the environment, water, climate change,
This website from AusAid (the Australian government’s aid department), provides lots of background information about global issues and suggestions for exploring these in class. It also suggests a variety of teaching activities exploring global
This free set of PDFs introduces the work of the international charity Christian Aid, with mini case studies showing real people’s live in Burma, Burundi, Jamaica and Kenya. It includes sections on the causes of poverty, natural disasters and health.
This short resource is ideal for introducing the theme of ‘disasters’ to a young audience. It looks at how to introduce media stories about natural disasters to primary aged children, and presents ideas for discussion and reflection.
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