Practical Action: Plastics Challenge

This comprehensive set of resources from Practical Action encourage pupils aged between 8 and 14 to develop new solutions to the global problems caused by plastic waste.

Trade

Container ship leaving Bay Area by Derell Licht on Flickr

Ideas for teaching about trade.

CAFOD Primary resources website

CAFOD Primary Schools 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 and stories suitable for using with different age groups.

Supermarket waste and plastic

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This new Activity Kit from Think Global explores the topical concept of waste, both food and plastics. Investigate with your students the reasons why so much food is wasted and evaluate possible ways of reducing waste.

Global Justice in Easier English

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These three booklets use ‘easier English’ versions of New Internationalist articles to explore a wide range of global justice issues. For use in English/Literacy and ESOL classes for students aged 11 and above.

CAFOD Fairtrade Activities (Secondary)

CAFOD Fairtrade Activities (Secondary)

The Catholic aid agency CAFOD has developed a range of secondary school teaching resources which support teaching about the issues of fair and unfair trade in the classroom.