Science and technology in Africa is an area which children in the UK tend to know very little about and so these facts and lesson plan help to address this. Even when we are familiar with African music, arts, or sport, we tend to hear very little about the use of certain innovations. These may […]
Maths teacher Ed Read reflects on the skills his students need to be learning.
This activity kit aims to help you begin your global dimension journey, or think about where to go next. It starts with young people’s own lives, giving you ideas on how to encourage students to explore the ways their daily choices and actions…
Filmed in Bangladesh and the UK, this DVD resource assesses the environmental impacts of the textile industry both here and abroad.
Filmed in Bangladesh, one of the world’s largest textile manufacturers, this resource explores the social cost of our cheap textiles. With footage filmed inside a number of Bangladeshi textile factories, it explores the issues of sweatshop labour, poor working conditions, a fair wage and the right to unionise and asks who is responsible?
This DVD resource visits several rural communities in the Tamil Nadu region of India to examine causes of poverty. These include: the role of land ownership, subsistence farming, the caste system, climate, globalisation, lack of access to services and the plight of women.
Using the international fashion industry as a case study this resource asks: what is globalisation, what are the causes, and what is the role played by Transnational Corporations (TNCs)? It then looks at the effects of globalisation and asks what are the pros and cons and who benefits?
Can economic growth be environmentally sustainable? In this DVD, residents of Dhaka’s slums show how extreme industrial pollution is destroying their environment and health.
A great resource for the study of globalisation, this DVD takes the city of Bangalore, known as the Silicon Valley of India, and asks what are the causes of its success – including the role of education, globalisation and government de-regulation?
This is a classroom photo activity based on pictures chosen for the Global Wallplanner 2010-11. It can be adapted to suit all age groups and can relate to a variety of different subject areas – or could be used in tutor time or after-school clubs.