Newsthink

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.

Young People’s Experiences of Global Learning

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

Global Learning through Global Weeks

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.

Practical Action schools website

Practical Action schools website

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.

One Hen

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.

Educating for Global Citizenship

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.