A round-up of background information and teaching resources.
This handbook is intended to help teachers think through how they can embed the global dimension into their teaching. It has been developed through an EU-funded project involving primary and secondary teachers from the UK, Austria, the Czech Republic
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
Three short films of former child soldier Ishmael Beah telling his story to secondary school students, plus an activity sheet.
Letterbox Library is a not-for-profit social enterprise and co-operative that has been running for nearly 30 years and specialises in multicultural and inclusive children’s books. Their books are sourced from a range of UK and overseas publishers and
What makes a good global read?
Designated by the UN in 2013.
Useful links and teaching resources.
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