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.

Ask the Expert: Dr Ann Le Mare (Fair Trade)

An interview with an expert on Fair Trade in Bangladesh. Fair Trade is a political movement in response to the inequalities in global trade. This article could be used in to connect the lives of farmers in developing countries with the decisions ma

Ethical Purchasing Guidance for Schools & Colleges

This free guidance document will assist schools and colleges with ‘Ethical Purchasing’. It has been developed by the Centre for Global Education York together with the Wilberforce Institute for the study of Slavery and Emancipation.

A Thorny Issue

Should I buy a Valentine’s rose? The enquiry approach is central to this study: students will be actively involved in deciding if they would send, or be happy to receive, a Valentine’s rose grown in Kenya.

Mini ‘tastes’ of East African foods

Mini tastes of East African food

This simple food topic starter introduces pupils to some new foods/crops and helps them think about what can be grown in other countries and how these crops might be grown and harvested.

RISC Resource Bank

RISC’s interactive Resource Bank supports the effective delivery of Global Citizenship across the curriculum. Choose from thousands of photos and artefacts from many different countries, plus teaching packs and books along with schemes of work and

Pa Pa Paa LIVE

Pa Pa Paa LIVE brings a child’s eye view of day-to-day life in a Ghanaian school, with video webcasts made by the children of Fair Trade Cocoa farmers. It also has a range of lessons plans and educational resources to help you teach about Fair Trade

Food glorious food!

This activity kit is focused on primary classrooms and has lots of activity ideas, suggestions, photos and web links to help you explore the global connections of food. It explores basic food facts; food in art and music; food as a theme for…