The purpose of these resources is to explore what is often referred to in the media as ‘New India’. They explore how changing human processes are influencing the transformation of India as a place and how India is representing itself and being represented in the wider world.
This module focuses on China as an emerging global power with huge manufacturing capabilities and a rising consumer culture. China is expected to be the largest economy in the world by 2040, but this success has not trickled down through the whole of
This module highlights the huge variations within Africa, both in terms of human development and the natural environment. The module includes contrasting case studies of Sudan and Ghana. Material on Sudan considers the country’s future after the civi
An interview with an aid worker that has just returned from South Sudan.
South Sudan is a new country affected by long-term conflict and crisis, which themselves have generated many mini-crises. This article includes discussion of conflict and food
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
An interview with an expert on Microfinance in Kenya. Microfinance is a response to the financial needs of the poor – those that have been locked out lending from commercial banks. As well as lending money, the microfinance bank also trains people
An interview with an expert on overfishing in the Caribbean. The reefs surrounding this tourist hotspot have been declining for the last 30 years as a result of overfishing, a decline in sea urchins, an emergence of algae and eutrophication.
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.
The Geographical Association has developed a set of web pages to support and advise Geography teachers about the Global Learning Programme (GLP). This is a five-year project funded by the UK Government to promote awareness
This website aims to stimulate debate about some of the issues which lie at the core of global intercultural learning. It is designed for teachers, students in training and all those who are interested in intercultural relations.