A series of photocopiable resource books which aim to “improve awareness of today’s social issues”. Each one covers a variety of different opinions on the subject in question, drawing information from a wide range of sources.
Into Africa explores our connections with the diverse continent of Africa, aiming to teach about the interdependence of places and to explore our place in the world with a critical mind.
This website from the Geographical Association links geographical themes such as regeneration, economic development and tourism with global sporting events.
TrueTube is a free online resource for schools providing a platform for debate on social, ethical and political issues. It is aimed at RE, PSHE and Citizenship at Key Stages 3 and 4. Short video clips encourage young people to think, discuss and enga
Focus on St Lucia shows how the island is changing, with a particular emphasis on tourism and the environment, and has photographs that show the island in a modern light.
This teaching pack brings alive life in Jamaica for Primary children. The book includes a variety of activities, from creative writing to becoming a reporter, from studying source material to role play. The book deals sensitively with teaching about
This series of guides from New Internationalist focuses on a number of topical issues in the world today, and provides a pocket sized reference point for key concepts. The books are unique in how they place today’s issues into a historical context.
This joint publication from DFID and Rough Guide is a great background resource for those wanting to find out about key issues in the development sector. The first part addresses key issues such as what is global poverty, how globalisation can affect
This is a toolkit for Key Stage 2 and 3 (7 – 14 years old pupils). It focuses on sustainable development issues in the UK and Gambia. It covers four main themes: Climate Change, Natural Resources, Tourism and Waste Management.