Syria crisis

Lives lost in Syria by Oxfam International on Flickr

A round-up of background information and teaching resources.

Africa – a continent of contrasts

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

Ask the Expert: Gemma Hay (South Sudan)

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

Child Soldiers – Ishmael Beah

Three short films of former child soldier Ishmael Beah telling his story to secondary school students, plus an activity sheet.

Letterbox Library

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