Positive Development Stories

This photo-teaching resource accompanies Think Global’s 2015-2016 Global Wallplanner. It uses photos to explore ‘positive stories of development’, inspired by the 12 global themes of the European Year for Development 2015.

Lo que nuestra nevera esconde

Global Express is a teaching resource from Oxfam Intermón (Spain) which explores different global themes. This particular issue explores how the global food system works, and how we can change our consumption habits.

Water Explorer

Water Explorer is a fun, inspiring and educational programme that empowers thousands of 8-14-year-olds in 11 countries around the world to lead joint action on water issues for their schools and communities. It is free to all schools taking part.

Energy and the Global Goals

Energy and the global goals

These two short activities from Practical Action develop pupils’ understanding of why energy is essential if we are to achieve the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), or Global Goals as they are also called.

Millennium Development Goals 5–8

This resource consists of one five-minute film clip and a downloadable infographic which explore the original Millennium Development Goals and the progress that has been made towards achieving each goal.

Theories of Development

Throughout the 20th century, and continuing into the 21st century, governments have tried to develop the world’s poor countries. People have had different ideas about how to best develop poor countries. This resource considers six of those approaches

Practical Action schools website

Practical Action schools website

The Practical Action website provides teaching resources with a global element for both primary and secondary levels (Key Stages 2 to 5). The website provides a range of free resources to support the teaching of science and design and technology in a global context.

CAFOD Secondary resources website

CAFOD Secondary resources website

This website from the international charity CAFOD, includes lots of freebies for teachers. The site includes assembly ideas, downloadable resource packs, quizzes, online activities, case studies and schemes of work. Suitable for KS3 to post-16.