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’.

SEAL and the Global Dimension

The aim of this website is to provide clear pathways and appropriate resources for embedding the Global Dimension within the SEAL (Social and Emotional Learning) programme, engaging school pupils in global and development issues.

Global Issues 1

This is the first in a series of five write-in project organizers, one for each year of the International Baccalaureate’s Middle Years Programme (which covers ages 11-16). It contains six units, each with a different theme drawn from the UN Millenniu

Going for Goals!

This publication came about following a three-year DFID-funded project involving 10 primary schools and one secondary school in Cheshire. The eight Millennium Development Goals formed the basis of the project.

Makutano Junction

Makutano Junction

Makutano Junction is a Kenyan-produced TV soap opera which aims to entertain and educate English-speaking African audiences. These teaching materials are based around the series. Issues include social justice, human rights, youth and relationships,

CAFOD Secondary resources website

CAFOD Secondary resources website

This website from the international charity CAFOD, includes lots of freebies for teachers. The site includes assembly ideas, downloadable resource packs, quizzes, online activities, case studies and schemes of work. Suitable for KS3 to post-16.

AIDS and HIV facts from

This site calls itself “the world’s most popular AIDS website”. It has detailed country information about AIDS and HIV around the world. It includes advice and background information for teachers on addressing the issues of HIV/AIDS in the classroom

Millennium Development Goals Indicators website

This website from the United Nations presents the official data, definitions, methodologies and sources for the 48 indicators to measure progress towards the Millennium Development Goals.

Change the World in Eight Steps

This excellent set of posters from Oxfam introduces the eight United Nations Millennium Development Goals to pupils aged 7 to 14. Issues covered in the pack include: trade, aid, and debt; education; environment; HIV/AIDS; poverty and hunger; and