This excellent set of posters from Oxfam introduces the eight United Nations Millennium Development Goals to pupils aged 7 to 14. Issues covered in the pack include: trade, aid, and debt; education; environment; HIV/AIDS; poverty and hunger; and
This extensive Geography pack from Save the Children includes a 40-minute video, a poster, 16 photo cards and a teacher’s book with extensive notes and 20 teaching activities. It looks at the Millennium Development Goals, through the lives of eight children living in Peru, Ethiopia, Vietnam and India.
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.
This glossy hardback book is one in a series of five to help explore the theme of children’s rights with a younger audience. This book explores the right all children have to receive good health care, and some of the reasons why this does not always
This booklet looks at how food is produced in the UK and worldwide and questions what is behind our food production. It is relevant to many subject areas at primary level, and explores questions such as who grows our food, what are their lives like
This teaching manual contains information about human development issues and policy with specific examples of development projects in Africa and guidance about how to teach young children about development co-operation. It consists of 16 storyboards
This is a very good, well-produced, comprehensive, active learning resource for helping students to investigate interdependence and social justice. It is set within the island of Ireland and at the international scale.
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 handbook looks at ways of using plants to raise development issues. It is an excellent resource for teachers wishing to link classroom work with visits to Botanic Gardens and other plant collections.
The aim of this pack is to introduce teachers to the Development Compass Rose, a teaching concept that provides a framework within which participants can raise questions on development issues.