Fairtrade Fortnight

These resources were produced for the Global Learning Programme (GLP), England, to assist teachers with lesson planning during Fairtrade Fortnight.

World Food Day

These resources were produced for the Global Learning Programme (GLP), England, to assist teachers with lesson planning for World Food Day.

Supermarket waste and plastic

Activity-kit-cover

This new Activity Kit from Think Global explores the topical concept of waste, both food and plastics. Investigate with your students the reasons why so much food is wasted and evaluate possible ways of reducing waste.

Patrick’s Virtual Visit: Fairtrade tea

Fairtrade_Patrick's virtual visit

This short film features Patrick answering questions about tea farming in Kenya and Fairtrade in a Q&A format. There are also supporting documents and activities.

Food Preparation and Nutrition – GCSE

Practical Action Food Preparation and Nutrition resource

This new set of resources from Practical Action supports teachers to deliver the new Food Choices, Provenance, Security and Sustainability units within the new Food Preparation and Nutrition GCSE courses.

Teff: The next superfood?

Ethiopian Teff grain @ Sarah Tz Flickr

This resource from the Royal Geographical Society explores the impact of our reliance on grains, the growth of ‘superfoods’ and studies the role of the grain teff in Ethiopian farming. 

Ethical and Sustainable Consumption

Ethical and Sustainable Consumption

This free teaching resource for Key Stages 2 & 3 (ages 7 to 14) accompanies Think Global’s 2017-18 Global Wallplanner. It uses some of the wallplanner photos of seasonal fruit and vegetables to explore the theme of Ethical and Sustainable Consumption.

Go Bananas

Go Bananas

This free, downloadable photo-pack aims to help learners aged 7-11 make links between the local and global by exploring where the bananas we eat in the UK come from.

Global Food Security

Global Food Security

This resource has been developed by the British Council in partnership with the Royal Society. It provides scientific background information and learning activities on the issues surrounding food security, and the impact of a growing global population on food production.