The title of this popular development education resource reflects the fact that over 80% of the world’s population lives in the “Developing World” and less than 20% live in the “Developed World”, but consume far more of the world’s resources.
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.
Why is there so much hunger while there is so much food?! This quiz fits with the 2016 Fairtrade Fortnight theme of food security, but can be used at any time.
This resource helps schools benefit from lessons learned during one city’s journey towards sustainability. It brings to life the concept of ‘people living happy, healthy lives within the natural limits of the planet’ through fun activities
This free website supports teachers in developing and embedding global learning through the KS3 Geography curriculum (ages 11-14). It has a large number of downloadable PDFs, PowerPoints, worksheets, schemes of learning and reflection tools.
These schools resources enable students to learn about the recipients of Lendwithcare microfinance loans and the different ways in which the international community can help people living in poverty.
What responsibilities do banks have when making investment decisions overseas? How can big business operations leave local communities in developing countries homeless and hungry? And how can consumers and young people influence their decisions?
This website looks a bit like a shopping website, but all is not as it seems. If you click on the different ‘departments’ you will find lots of ‘products’. But clicking on these products will lead you to films, research and articles about where these products have come from, and whether the production has involved human rights abuses or exploitation or environmental damage.
This resource looks at the dynamic relationship between people and resources, with a focus on China. China has emerged as a leading Newly Industrialised Country (NIC) and is challenging many conventional powers to become the world’s largest economy. However, this rapid economic development has had effects elsewhere, impacting on fuel, interest rates and health. This […]
A case study to highlight the social, environment and ethical responsibilities of Transnational Corporations (TNCs) operating in the developing world. In 1984 a deadly cloud of poisonous gas was emitted from a TNC pesticide plant in Bhopal, India. At