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.
This atlas maps contemporary migration against its economic, social, cultural and demographic contexts, and traces the story of migration from its historical roots to its causes and effects today.
This website aims to provide efficient and comprehensive access to statistical data on world issues. You select a subject from the top menu and watch the countries on the map change their size according to the data
This is a GCSE Geography Toolkit exploring the themes of globalisation and interdependence. The first four lessons build on students’ prior understanding of global issues, stressing the relevance of these issues to their own lives.