This book offers ideas for a one-day event exploring the global trade in fashion and sportswear. The activities are suitable for secondary level teaching, and introduce several ideas behind fair trade, including: who makes our clothes, where they are
This website from AusAid (the Australian government’s aid department), provides lots of background information about global issues and suggestions for exploring these in class. It also suggests a variety of teaching activities exploring global
This series of guides from New Internationalist focuses on a number of topical issues in the world today, and provides a pocket sized reference point for key concepts. The books are unique in how they place today’s issues into a historical context.
Valuing Places was a three year project which brought together a wide range of people from all areas of the country including Geographical Association volunteers, members, practising teachers and pupils. Many participants were heavily involved with
This joint publication from DFID and Rough Guide is a great background resource for those wanting to find out about key issues in the development sector. The first part addresses key issues such as what is global poverty, how globalisation can affect
This highly practical resource includes a variety of lively classroom activities for Citizenship teaching and learning.
It is divided into four sections: Setting the Context; Stimulating Ideas; Citizenship in Action; and Moving Forward.
This book for pupils aged 16 to 19 aims to bridge the gap between school and university Geography teaching and learning. The book includes ideas for discussions, projects and field work. It covers a number of themes and contemporary issues
Working Children Worldwide contains information, activities and materials for pupils to investigate the complex issue of child labour in the context of globalisation. It introduces four children with different experiences of work, through photographs
This is a very impressive website for teachers and children. Teachers can find resources to support a global dimension in a wide range of curriculum areas. Some are interactive offering ready classroom material; for example, there are activities and
This pack highlights the struggles of Asian workers who have migrated from South Asia to Britain and to various other countries, which were once British colonies. Both primary and secondary source material is used.