West India Regiment

West India Regiment

The British Library’s West India Regiment project explores how people of African descent served in the wider British army in the 18th & 19th centuries. This pack provides a range of activities to support teachers in using materials from the West India Regiment project website with students of History at KS3 (age 11-14).

Global Justice in Easier English

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These three booklets use ‘easier English’ versions of New Internationalist articles to explore a wide range of global justice issues. For use in English/Literacy and ESOL classes for students aged 11 and above.

West Africa: Word, symbol and song

West Africa: Word, symbol and song

This British Library exhibition explored literature and music from the great African empires of the Middle Ages to the cultural dynamism of West Africa today. The linked website has a set of teaching activities for Key Stages 2, 3 and 4 (ages 7 to 16).

Stolen Lives

This website is a collaborative, open-educational project, bringing together academics, musicians, artists and educationalists. It aims to raise awareness of modern-day slavery, human trafficking and trans-global child labour issues.

Ethical Purchasing Guidance for Schools & Colleges

This free guidance document will assist schools and colleges with ‘Ethical Purchasing’. It has been developed by the Centre for Global Education York together with the Wilberforce Institute for the study of Slavery and Emancipation.