Our Lives

Our Lives is a colourful pictorial journey through children’s daily needs. It compares the lives of UK children with other children across the globe, through the topics of family, work, homes, food, water, health, schools and games.

Images of India

This CD from the Geographical Association has over 130 photographs from India, each with a caption and location. They are organised into the 11 categories; each category has teacher guidance and an activity idea.


Free online resource based on the film Persepolis – a poignant coming-of-age story of a precocious and outspoken young Iranian girl that begins during the Islamic Revolution. Includes activities designed to stimulate debate and encourage consideratio

Makutano Junction

Makutano Junction

Makutano Junction is a Kenyan-produced TV soap opera which aims to entertain and educate English-speaking African audiences. These teaching materials are based around the series. Issues include social justice, human rights, youth and relationships,

Citoyens Du Monde – La Vie en RDC

This resource aims to help modern languages teachers embed global citizenship themes, as well as raising awareness about life in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The resource has been built around four video interviews conducted in French.

Our World of Water

Wherever we live in the world – rich or poor – water is vital to our survival. This book follows the daily lives of six children from Peru, Mauritania, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Tajikistan and California and explores what water means to them.

Picture my World

Picture my World is a website for primary children produced by the Catholic aid charity CAFOD. It is packed full of photographs taken by children in the UK, Cambodia and Rwanda and also has lots of fun games and stories and film clips


TrueTube is a free online resource for schools providing a platform for debate on social, ethical and political issues. It is aimed at RE, PSHE and Citizenship at Key Stages 3 and 4. Short video clips encourage young people to think, discuss and enga

Luís and Richard live in Peru

This big book follows the life of two brothers living in Peru. You meet their family, find out about the town they live in (where it never rains), learn about their home, school and church – all illustrated with lovely photos.

Growing Up Global

This comprehensive handbook has a range of activities that can be used in nurseries, toddler groups and by childminders. The first section focuses on themes such as food, family and the environment and the second uses six countries as starting points for activities.