This STEM project from Practical Action provides a real-life context for upper primary pupils to explore the health and environmental problems faced by the 3 billion people globally who cook on open fires or traditional cook stoves.
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 Catholic aid agency CAFOD has produced a set of useful factsheets on a range of development issues. These are great for research, homework or a brief overview of some major themes in global development.
This resource has been developed by the British Council in partnership with the Royal Society. It is centred on how to prevent the spread of infectious diseases and has lots of activity ideas to help students aged 7 to 14 investigate and explore the subject in more depth.
Technology Justice is the global right to access sustainable technologies. Should everyone be able to have technologies that enable them to live a decent life? Is it important that these technologies don’t harm others, now or in the future?
These resources have been created for English, Geography and Maths teachers with input and support from the National Association for the Teaching of English, the Geographical Association and the Mathematical Association; they are also suitable for Social Studies in Scotland. They have been developed by Oxfam in partnership with Young Lives, an international research project […]
This free short guide from Oxfam, produced in partnership with the Association for Science Education, explains the benefits of a global citizenship approach to science and has practical ideas for implementing it in topics such as water, energy and ecosystems.
This resource helps schools benefit from lessons learned during one city’s journey towards sustainability. It brings to life the concept of ‘people living happy, healthy lives within the natural limits of the planet’ through fun activities
These Learning About… resources from HEC Global Learning are a series of leaflets providing background information for teachers on every day topics in the classroom such as Food, Water and Energy to support their knowledge in these areas. In addition to providing background information, each leaflet includes a rationale for teaching the topic from a […]
This multimedia website explores the world of advanced materials. It aims to engage with secondary students (ages 14 to 17) and help them understand more about advanced materials and their importance for shaping a sustainable future