This is a unit for Year 5 adapted from existing mountain planning to bring in more direct teaching of geographical skills and to enhance the children’s awareness of the global dimension. The unit focuses on mapping, investigating the locality, asking

Water for Everyone?

Children playing with water (South Africa) © Survival International

Introducing Tourism Concern’s teaching resources on Water Equity in Tourism.

Water for Everyone

These free online teaching resources from Tourism Concern focus on water, the world’s most vital resource, and how it connects to tourism, the world’s fastest growing industry. They are designed for teaching Key Stage 3 and 4 Geography

Our Africa website

Our Africa is a website developed by SOS Children, a charity that has been working in Africa for the past 40 years. The aim of this ambitious project is to let children across Africa film their lives and countries the way they see them.


Exploring issues around the growing global phenomenon of tourism can lead to discussions about a range of other global issues such as trade, the environment and human rights.

Morocco – a Learning Journey

This teachers’ pack, with accompanying CD-ROM and web links, brings Morocco right into the primary classroom. It has been developed by teachers and educationalists involved in a British Council project linking York and Morocco.

Take Mali

This comprehensive, colourful pack is a cross-curricular resource designed to support children aged 7-14 with their progression in Intercultural Understanding through French, Geography and Global Citizenship. There are also many links to other curriculum areas such as Art, Design, Dance, Music and Literacy.

PACE Virtual Explorer for Geography

This resource is based on a set of environmental education films created for the Pan African Conservation Education Project (PACE), an initiative which aims to communicate practical solutions to environmental problems across the continent of Africa.


This website aims to provide efficient and comprehensive access to statistical data on world issues. You select a subject from the top menu and watch the countries on the map change their size according to the data

Issues Today Series

A series of photocopiable resource books on contemporary social topics for 11-14 year-olds. Each one contains a wide range of current information from newspapers, magazines, group literature, statistics, cartoons and government reports.