This fantastic online photo-resource features photos from over 240 families living in 50 countries around the world. The site arranges them all on a street called Dollar Street, in order of their monthly income. Select from 100 topics to compare photos showing aspects of everyday life, often surprisingly similar for people on the same income level across cultures and continents.
The title of this popular development education resource reflects the fact that over 80% of the world’s population lives in the “Developing World” and less than 20% live in the “Developed World”, but consume far more of the world’s resources.
How do your nuts get from the forest or farm to your home? Print out and cut out these pictures. Arrange them into chronological order, starting with the nuts being produced, and ending with them in the UK. Use this to prompt discussion
Why is there so much hunger while there is so much food?! This quiz fits with the 2016 Fairtrade Fortnight theme of food security, but can be used at any time.
How Fairtrade nut producers deal with, and are affected by climate change. A short presentation for older audiences who are interested in the links between social and environmental justice.
Brazil nuts gathered from the Bolivian Amazon. This resource shows children where their food comes from. It explains the story of how a Brazil nut is gathered in the Amazon rain forest and sold in the UK.
This free website supports teachers in developing and embedding global learning through the KS3 Geography curriculum (ages 11-14). It has a large number of downloadable PDFs, PowerPoints, worksheets, schemes of learning and reflection tools.
Created in collaboration with teachers across Europe and in Ethiopia, this new toolkit provides activities for measuring attitudes and attitudinal change in pupils, thus helping teachers to effectively target their delivery of global learning.
Martin Kirk suggests two important questions students can ask to find out about global poverty.
What responsibilities do banks have when making investment decisions overseas? How can big business operations leave local communities in developing countries homeless and hungry? And how can consumers and young people influence their decisions?