World Cities Day

These resources were produced for the Global Learning Programme (GLP), England, to assist teachers with lesson planning for World Cities Day.

Tropical Rainforests: Sustainable Management

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Ecuador needs to exploit the Amazon’s resources to develop. Leaving it untouched is not an option. This DVD looks at the challenges of achieving sustainable management in the Amazon rainforest.

Discovering the Arctic

Discovering the Arctic

Discovering the Arctic is an online education resource for schools, developed by the Royal Geographical Society with IBG, in partnership with the British Antarctic Survey and the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Scottish Association for Marine Science.

Discovering Antarctica

Discovering Antarctica

Discovering Antarctica is an online education resource for schools, developed by the Royal Geographical Society with IBG, in partnership with the British Antarctic Survey and the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

Brazil: Business Innovation, Favela Tourism

This is a short film with accompanying teaching activities, produced by the British Council. In it we meet a young entrepreneur from Brazil’s favelas and see how life is changing in Rio de Janeiro in the build-up to the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic

The State of the World Atlas

This book, published by New Internationalist, features over 50 thematic world maps which graphically analyse every key indicator and vital statistic of modern life, from wealth and power, war and peace through to rights, health and the environment.

Brazil in the School

Written by a team of four British teachers and edited at the Embassy of Brazil, this website provides a set of free, up-to-date educational resources about Brazil for teachers and pupils in British schools.

The Alps: Opportunities and Challenges

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Filmed in the French town of Chamonix in the Alps, this DVD resource explores the social, economic and environmental opportunities and challenges facing the region.

The ethics of ‘doing good’

Claire Bennett reflects on the ethics of students volunteering abroad – what steps can young people take to ensure they find a responsible placement with positive outcomes?

Ask the Expert: Liam Carr (Overfishing)

An interview with an expert on overfishing in the Caribbean. The reefs surrounding this tourist hotspot have been declining for the last 30 years as a result of overfishing, a decline in sea urchins, an emergence of algae and eutrophication.