World Stories

One in eight children in the UK speaks a language other than English as their first language. This website is a growing collection of short stories, both new and traditional, from all around the world. The stories are available in English, plus their

A’ Adam’s Bairns?

This resource explores slavery past and present in the context of Scotland’s history. It draws on original source material to explore contemporary issues relating to racism, multiculturalism, religion and sectarianism…

Dorset’s Hidden Histories

Written by local Dorset author Louisa Adjoa Parker in collaboration with DEED (Development Education in Dorset) this fascinating local history book explores the contributions and histories of those with African, Caribbean or Asian heritage living in

The UK: Investigating who we are

This book from the Geographical Association helps pupils in years 4–6 (ages 8-11) to explore what it is like to live in the United Kingdom in the first part of the 21st century. Pupils start by developing their locational knowledge of the UK with map

Yet We Survive

This book tells the story of the Kalinago people of Dominica in the eastern Caribbean. They are among the last survivors of the indigenous peoples of the region who were there when Christopher Columbus arrived 500 years ago.

Persepolis

Free online resource based on the film Persepolis – a poignant coming-of-age story of a precocious and outspoken young Iranian girl that begins during the Islamic Revolution. Includes activities designed to stimulate debate and encourage consideratio

Picture the Global Dimension

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.

The Atlas of Human Migration

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.