Why numbers matter

Kate Brown, Head of Programmes at Think Global, explores why numbers matter in teaching about our interconnected world.

Sustainable Schools, Sustainable Futures

This is a practical book for teachers working at Key Stage 2/3 (Second and Third Levels in Scotland). It sets out the need for and the nature of a more sustainable future and the ways in which this can be both explored and realised in schools.

Ask the Expert: Ruth Evans (HIV/AIDS)

An interview with an expert on HIV/AIDS in Tanzania. An estimated 34 million people were estimated to be living with HIV/AIDS, as of 2011. Thirty million of these live in low and middle income countries.

Disease prevention & hygiene gallery from Uganda

Disease prevention hygiene gallery

These photos with captions underneath show how important hygiene is in rural African households. Various simple techniques and tips are used by Jane to keep things, and people, clean so that disease is prevented wherever possible.

Mini ‘tastes’ of East African foods

Mini tastes of East African food

This simple food topic starter introduces pupils to some new foods/crops and helps them think about what can be grown in other countries and how these crops might be grown and harvested.

Food groups, five a day and harvest in Africa

5-a-day African style

These two lessons fulfill the curriculum requirement to teach about food groups through reference to the story of a four year old boy from Lesotho called Mpho who grows food in a Keyhole Garden.

Global Explorers

Global Explorers is an interactive whiteboard resource for primary schools from Christian Aid, accessible free online as web pages. It features facts, quizzes, video footage, photos, lesson plans, worksheets and the real-life stories of children all