This book brings together an inspiring collection of images and activities designed to challenge our perceptions and understanding of the African continent. It developed out of an action research project involving Key Stage 2 teachers but includes a
This Award encourages young people to become better global citizens – and recognises when they do so. This growing international grassroots project now has centres in 13 countries, and over 900 students have so far received the Award.
This set of free online resources provides the basis of an hour-long workshop for students aged 16 and over to improve understanding of poverty, its causes, effects and what can be done to tackle it. Why, in a world of plenty, are so many people
This set of resources from Christian Aid explores the issues of climate change and poverty. It tells the stories of young people living in different countries where Christian Aid works, and their experiences of extreme weather. It encourages pupils
This free resource from the campaigning charity War on Want aims to engage school students on global issues surrounding the London Olympic Games in 2012. Activities have been designed with KS4 in mind but they are also adaptable to KS3.
This set of eight posters have been designed for the Action For Happiness campaign to accompany their ‘Ten Keys to Happier Living’ – research shows that people who follow these 10 keys tend to be more consistently happy. The posters would be great to
Philosophy for Children is a teaching methodology that helps develop pupils’ critical thinking and enables them to engage with quite complex global issues.
An excellent resource which looks at the causes and effects of earthquakes, floods, hurricanes and famine and explores why the poorest are affected most by such disasters. Simple but authorative explanations about disasters and those who are affected
Another little book of challenging missions from the Geography Collective, who produced Mission: Explore. This one is geared around a camping holiday, and suggests 50 missions for young campers to undertake to liven up their holiday
Another little book of challenging missions from the Geography Collective, who produced Mission: Explore. Here we have 50 missions that young people could undertake whilst ‘on the road’, ie: travelling around, perhaps whilst on holiday or on a school