Changing Climates

The purpose of this module is to explore the climates of today and predict the climates of the future. The focus of the module is how and why climates change, what the impacts of this change might be, and how we can behave sustainably to…

The geography of my stuff

This online unit of work focuses upon the interconnections and inter-relationships that link teenage consumers living in the UK with societies and environments overseas (where the goods they purchase are made).

Follow the Things

Follow the Things

This website looks a bit like a shopping website, but all is not as it seems. If you click on the different ‘departments’ you will find lots of ‘products’. But clicking on these products will lead you to films, research and articles about where these products have come from, and whether the production has involved human rights abuses or exploitation or environmental damage.

Ask the Expert: Dr Ann Le Mare (Fair Trade)

An interview with an expert on Fair Trade in Bangladesh. Fair Trade is a political movement in response to the inequalities in global trade. This article could be used in to connect the lives of farmers in developing countries with the decisions ma

Connection Detectives

The focus of this assembly is uncovering and raising awareness of interconnections between us and our school, and people and places all over the world. It aims to move beyond where things we use or food we eat come from, and talk about people and

A Thorny Issue

Should I buy a Valentine’s rose? The enquiry approach is central to this study: students will be actively involved in deciding if they would send, or be happy to receive, a Valentine’s rose grown in Kenya.

Africa: Your School, My School

A series of sessions based around the ‘single story’ – perceptions that children often have of a particular place, in this instance Africa. The stimuli ranged from watching DVDs of the different lifestyles of children in African countries; a video in

Chembakolli – Inspiring Change

This unit adapts a cross curricular approach including opportunities to develop thinking skills, writing, creativity and pupil choice. At the core of this unit are issues regarding global citizenship and change, using the story of the Adivasi people