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


Eco-Fish is a fun game for students to play competitively and thereby learn about the global issues surrounding a natural resource. Students are divided into country teams. They ‘go fishing’ and quickly learn that they have to negotiate rules to ensure the fish stocks don’t run out.

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.

For Richer and Poorer?

This GCSE Geography Toolkit from the Geographical Association explores uneven development – disparities in global development and the distribution of resources. This subject is of vital interest to young people, who are often outraged by extreme examples of ‘winners’ and ‘losers’.

Going Global?

This is a GCSE Geography Toolkit exploring the themes of globalisation and interdependence. The first four lessons build on students’ prior understanding of global issues, stressing the relevance of these issues to their own lives.

I Packed This Myself

This online education pack throws a spotlight on the lives and experience of migrant workers in Cornwall. It aims to encourage understanding about the issues that they face and the lives that they lead. Too often a lack of understanding leads to