TeachUNICEF – Gender Equality

This collection of teacher resources from the US Fund for Unicef includes units, lesson plans, videos, multimedia and stories. They are intended to raise student awareness of the importance of gender equality.

Plan for Change: Education Toolkit

This toolkit from Plan Canada aims to help you explore the issue of education in parts of the world where many children don’t have the chance to start or finish school.

Why Poverty?

A website and project that uses documentary film to get people talking about poverty. The collection is made up of 8 long films and 34 shorts by award-winning filmmakers and emerging talents. The stories are moving and thought-provoking

Stride – Gender equality: Kenya

This activity from Stride, the online Global Citizenship magazine for schools, allows pupils to find out about gender equality in education in Kenya and to consider some of the similarities and differences with the UK.

Teach A Man To Fish resources for UK schools

The mission of Teach A Man To Fish is to make a long term impact on global poverty by supporting pioneering education projects in some of the world’s poorest countries. It has developed a set of lesson plans and accompanying resources for UK schools.

Nepal: Food for Thought, School Meals

This film with supporting teaching ideas is produced by the British Council. It helps primary pupils to find out how the provision of school dinners impacts children in rural Nepal by meeting some of the pupils at Sri Sitaram Primary School.

Kenya: Young Women’s Chances in Education

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.

Kenya: Getting to School by Foot

A short film with teaching activities produced by the British Council. Children talk about their journey to school in the foothills of Mount Elgon in Kenya; the roads, their daily lives, and their hopes for the future.

India: The Village Computer

These short films with accompanying teaching activities have been produced by the British Council. They show how the residents of Gurjolia, West Bengal responded to the installation of a village computer.