This story book can help children aged 5 and above explore fair trade through the eyes of children of banana farmers in the Windward Islands in the Caribbean.
This imaginative KS1 book features Thea, a teddy bear who leads children through a journey of exploring Fairtrade. Practitioners will be able to use Thea to involve children in learning about where their food comes from, the relationship between producer and consumer, and the concept of fairness.
This website consists of 100 resources based on objects selected from museums in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales and from the British Museum. It has been funded by the DfE to help equip teachers to teach the new history curriculum.
A series of five Concept Cartoons produced by Millgate House Education in partnership with Practical Action.
They help pupils explore environmental issues that affect the lives of people around the world, including those living in developing countries.
JTS, a social enterprise owned by the Balmore Trust (SC008930), was set up to import and distribute fairly traded products within the UK. As part of their work, JTS has challenged schools and groups to take on a 90KG Rice Challenge whereby participants raise awareness of global issues by organising events to sell 90 x […]
This online unit of work focuses upon the interconnections and inter-relationships that link teenage consumers living in the UK with societies and environments overseas (where the goods they purchase are made).
This website looks a bit like a shopping website, but all is not as it seems. If you click on the different ‘departments’ you will find lots of ‘products’. But clicking on these products will lead you to films, research and articles about where these products have come from, and whether the production has involved human rights abuses or exploitation or environmental damage.
A comprehensive teaching resource aimed at supporting upper primary school (Key Stage 2) teachers to introduce and teach about development issues in the classroom, and in particular to link with literacy teaching (including speaking and listening, enquiry skills and Philosophy for Children) and the Geography curriculum.
This module is based on an expedition undertaken by journalist Jane Labous. It focuses on the impacts of urbanisation and migration happening across Mali, West Africa. Through the case study of Bamako (a rapidly growing city), students will learn about the challenges associated with sand digging for concrete production. The module contains resources (including photos […]
The purpose of these resources is to describe and explain changing human processes through a study of inequalities in the global distribution of wealth in the era of modern globalisation. After mapping where the very wealthiest people live, students will ask why people in some countries are gaining wealth faster than others. The resources will also raise important questions about the nature of global citizenship and the importance of money for quality of life (and happiness).