This free, regular email from the British Red Cross is an excellent resource for teachers wanting to include current affairs within their teaching. You can choose from a variety of content, which is ready to use and easily adaptable.
The aim of this website is to provide teachers with resources to effectively teach Global Citizenship through Art and Design. Developed by RISC and the October Gallery it features the work of artists from Benin, Nigeria, China, Iraq and New Zealand.
This report presents findings from the 2008 Survey of Secondary School Pupils, carried out by Ipsos MORI Social Research Institute on behalf of Think Global/DEA. The study gathered information regarding school pupils’ perceptions of global issues
This guide from CDEC aims to support teachers who want to run a Global Focus Week in their school. It is based on lessons learned from the ‘Warrington and the World’ project, which involved 35 primary schools from across Warrington.
A few pointers on what to look for.
The Practical Action website provides teaching resources with a global element for both primary and secondary levels (Key Stages 2 to 5). The website provides a range of free resources to support the teaching of science and design and technology in a global context.
This pack includes a wide range of primary assemblies which cover all eight key concepts of the global dimension. Each assembly tries to draw out the emotional, moral and spiritual aspects of the stories they tell.
This beautifully illustrated book is a great way to introduce children to ideas around sustainable development. It tells the story of Kojo, a young Ghanaian boy who uses a micro loan to buy a chicken, so he can sell the eggs to make money.
This thoughtful book reviews ways in which teachers and schools can help students prepare for life in a ‘global village’. It combines theory with down-to-earth practical teaching advice, with case studies and examples from schools around the world.
This book of case studies shows how many schools in London have been working within the DCSF ‘Sustainable Schools’ framework.