Rosemary Clarke from the One World Centre, Isle of Man, reports on the film competition they ran this year for primary schools.
This website aims to bring documentaries into UK secondary schools. It features clips from a range of excellent documentary films exploring many different social and global issues. There are detailed lesson plans accompanying the clips
Encounter Edu has developed a series of online teaching resources for secondary students based on the first-hand experiences of young people who participated in two expeditions in 2010, Journey to the UK and Journey to Pakistan. The young teams
Maths has roots in a range of cultures. It gives people powerful tools to represent, analyse and change the world. Students need to be able to apply maths beyond the classroom, and recognise its rich and historical roots.
This book brings together an inspiring collection of images and activities designed to challenge our perceptions and understanding of the African continent. It developed out of an action research project involving Key Stage 2 teachers but includes a
GLADE (The Centre for Global Learning and Development Education) in Ilminster, Somerset, teamed up with a local youth centre to show issue-based films as a way to reach out to new young people and explore global issues.
Whilst this project was undertaken by a youth group, it could be replicated within schools or after-school clubs.
An excellent resource which looks at the causes and effects of earthquakes, floods, hurricanes and famine and explores why the poorest are affected most by such disasters. Simple but authorative explanations about disasters and those who are affected
The British Red Cross has a series of free lesson plans online based on stimulating videos, intriguing photos and challenging real-life situations. These are ideal for Citizenship, PSHE and beyond.
This website aims to provide efficient and comprehensive access to statistical data on world issues. You select a subject from the top menu and watch the countries on the map change their size according to the data
This free, regular email from the British Red Cross is an excellent resource for teachers wanting to include current affairs within their teaching. You can choose from a variety of content, which is ready to use and easily adaptable.