Who’s responsible for the Global Goals?

Practical Action Global Goals resource

A 30 minute activity from Practical Action designed to get pupils aged 10-18 discussing and debating who is responsible for ensuring the UN Global Goals (SDG’s) are achieved by 2030 .

Barefoot futures: taking action towards the SDGs

Students making solar cars as part of the session_Hogan Lovells

This resource, aimed at 9-11 year olds, encourages students to reflect on various challenges facing their communities and the world, and think from the perspective of others. It introduces them to the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and the part everyone has to play in achieving these. It introduces Barefoot College‘s Barefoot solar initiative as a […]

Teff: The next superfood?

Ethiopian Teff grain @ Sarah Tz Flickr

This resource from the Royal Geographical Society explores the impact of our reliance on grains, the growth of ‘superfoods’ and studies the role of the grain teff in Ethiopian farming. 

Ethical and Sustainable Consumption

Ethical and Sustainable Consumption

This free teaching resource for Key Stages 2 & 3 (ages 7 to 14) accompanies Think Global’s 2017-18 Global Wallplanner. It uses some of the wallplanner photos of seasonal fruit and vegetables to explore the theme of Ethical and Sustainable Consumption.

Global learning lenses on the world

Global learning lenses on the world

This resource was created by and for teachers to support work on some key issues: food and hunger, poverty and wealth, and sustainable development. They offer ‘lenses’ through which to view these issues and ideas for constructive action on the local and global stage.

Stop the Spread

Stop the Spread

Stop the Spread is a STEM challenge from Practical Action suitable for 7-16 year old learners. Pupils research work being done to stop the spread of infectious diseases around the world (including the Global Goals) , then design, build and test a model of a hand washing device.

Global Food Security

Global Food Security

This resource has been developed by the British Council in partnership with the Royal Society. It provides scientific background information and learning activities on the issues surrounding food security, and the impact of a growing global population on food production.

Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy: How can we keep the lights on?

This resource has been developed by the British Council in partnership with the Royal Society. It focuses on the topic of renewable energy and has a range of activity ideas to help students age 7 to 14 discuss and explore the subject in more depth.

Global Goals

Practical action global goals

Practical Action has produced a range of different materials to support teachers in helping pupils understand the Global Goals (Sustainable Development Goals) and their targets; why they are important in reducing world poverty, and how pupils can take action themselves to help achieve them.

CAFOD Factsheets

CAFOD Factsheets

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.