The Catholic aid agency CAFOD has produced a set of useful factsheets on a range of development issues. These are great for research, homework or a brief overview of some major themes in global development.
This photo-teaching resource accompanies Think Global’s 2016-2017 Global Wallplanner. It uses 24 colourful, real-life photos to explore the ‘Social and Solidarity Economy’ – a movement that seeks to alleviate poverty through community empowerment, mutual benefit and economic growth.
An introduction to a Fairtrade company in the form of answers to questions posed by secondary school students.
How Fairtrade nut producers deal with, and are affected by climate change. A short presentation for older audiences who are interested in the links between social and environmental justice.
Brazil nuts gathered from the Bolivian Amazon. This resource shows children where their food comes from. It explains the story of how a Brazil nut is gathered in the Amazon rain forest and sold in the UK.
These resources have been created for English, Geography and Maths teachers with input and support from the National Association for the Teaching of English, the Geographical Association and the Mathematical Association; they are also suitable for Social Studies in Scotland. They have been developed by Oxfam in partnership with Young Lives, an international research project […]
This Key Stage 2 (ages 7-11) resource from Practical Action offers great cross curricular opportunities for pupils to explore the difference that growing pumpkins can make to the lives of people living in flood affected regions in Bangladesh. Activities include exploring the lifecycle of a pumpkin, making seed packets and pumpkin snacks.
Martin Kirk suggests two important questions students can ask to find out about global poverty.
This Activity Kit for KS3&4 (ages 11-16) provides suggestions for teaching about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs or ‘Global Goals’) – a set of 17 ambitious targets that aim to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all.
This Activity Kit for KS2 (ages 7-11) provides suggestions for teaching about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs or ‘Global Goals’) – a set of 17 ambitious targets that aim to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all