A typical cocoa farmer in Cote d’Ivoire lives on around 74p a day. Many live in poverty. For women the situation is even worse, carrying a large part of the farming and domestic burden, but often having fewer rights than men. ‘The Story of Chocolate: Unwrapping the Bar’ looks at the unfairness at the heart […]
These resources were produced for the Global Learning Programme (GLP), England, to assist teachers with lesson planning for World Health Day.
These resources were produced for the Global Learning Programme (GLP), England, to assist teachers with lesson planning for World Oceans Day.
Using your ears to explore the world around you.
Beyond the global dimension…
Explore the ‘rainforests of the sea’
The Eco Schools programme aims to reduce the environmental impact of the whole school on the community. Once registered, you will be part of an international group of schools working towards education for sustainable development and a better quality
Use Think Global’s new global wallplanner for 2018-2019 to plan for global learning in your school. The theme for this year is Ethical Trade and the Sustainable Development Goals. The wallplanner features colourful photos showcasing a range of ethical traders, producers and suppliers from all around the world, along with a poster of the Global Goals.
During the course of a year, the UN observes a number of ‘International Days’ to raise awareness of global issues and to encourage action by governments and communities. This resource brings these issues to life in the classroom, with ideas on how young people in the UK can contribute to resolving them.
This website, from the international charity CAFOD, includes lots of freebies for teachers. The site includes assembly ideas, downloadable resource packs, quizzes, online activities and stories suitable for using with different age groups.