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,

Issues Today Series

A series of photocopiable resource books on contemporary social topics for 11-14 year-olds. Each one contains a wide range of current information from newspapers, magazines, group literature, statistics, cartoons and government reports.

Issues Series

A series of photocopiable resource books which aim to “improve awareness of today’s social issues”. Each one covers a variety of different opinions on the subject in question, drawing information from a wide range of sources.

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.

TrueTube

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

CAABU lesson plans

CAABU is the Council for Arab-British Understanding. The lesson plans on their website are in two sections: Arabs, Islam and stereotypes; Palestine and Israel. The lessons promote an understanding of Arab and Middle Eastern people and culture, and

Global Education website

This website from AusAid (the Australian government’s aid department), provides lots of background information about global issues and suggestions for exploring these in class. It also suggests a variety of teaching activities exploring global

I Have a Story to Tell

This book provides dozens of inspirational stories of women living in Africa, alongside striking photographs from the photojournalist Mark Read. The women are united by the fact that they were unable to attend school because their families could not

Change the World in Eight Steps

This excellent set of posters from Oxfam introduces the eight United Nations Millennium Development Goals to pupils aged 7 to 14. Issues covered in the pack include: trade, aid, and debt; education; environment; HIV/AIDS; poverty and hunger; and