Follow the Things

Follow the Things

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.

Treasures of Maqdala

Pupils learn about how some of the Ethiopian artefacts in museums in the UK came to be here and the repercussions this is still having today. They debate whether or not they think the artefacts should be returned to Ethiopia.

Ethical Textiles

Filmed in Bangladesh, one of the world’s largest textile manufacturers, this resource explores the social cost of our cheap textiles. With footage filmed inside a number of Bangladeshi textile factories, it explores the issues of sweatshop labour, poor working conditions, a fair wage and the right to unionise and asks who is responsible?

Challenges of Urbanisation: Inequalities in Bangalore

An adaptable and engaging resource for the learning and teaching of development, poverty and inequalities. It takes Bangalore as a case study and looks at the causes and impacts of urban poverty, including the role of urbanisation and push-pull factors of rural to urban migration.

Water for Everyone

These free online teaching resources from Tourism Concern focus on water, the world’s most vital resource, and how it connects to tourism, the world’s fastest growing industry. They are designed for teaching Key Stage 3 and 4 Geography

Our Africa website

Our Africa is a website developed by SOS Children, a charity that has been working in Africa for the past 40 years. The aim of this ambitious project is to let children across Africa film their lives and countries the way they see them.