China Today

This module focuses on China as an emerging global power with huge manufacturing capabilities and a rising consumer culture. China is expected to be the largest economy in the world by 2040, but this success has not trickled down through the whole of

Africa – a continent of contrasts

This module highlights the huge variations within Africa, both in terms of human development and the natural environment. The module includes contrasting case studies of Sudan and Ghana. Material on Sudan considers the country’s future after the civi

Ask the Expert: Dr Ann Le Mare (Fair Trade)

An interview with an expert on Fair Trade in Bangladesh. Fair Trade is a political movement in response to the inequalities in global trade. This article could be used in to connect the lives of farmers in developing countries with the decisions ma

Ethical Purchasing Guidance for Schools & Colleges

This free guidance document will assist schools and colleges with ‘Ethical Purchasing’. It has been developed by the Centre for Global Education York together with the Wilberforce Institute for the study of Slavery and Emancipation.

A Thorny Issue

Should I buy a Valentine’s rose? The enquiry approach is central to this study: students will be actively involved in deciding if they would send, or be happy to receive, a Valentine’s rose grown in Kenya.

togetherTV

Launched in March 2005 by Christian Aid and the Irish development agency Trocaire, togetherTV gives individuals in the developing world a rarely heard voice.

Get thinking global

This activity kit aims to help you begin your global dimension journey, or think about where to go next. It starts with young people’s own lives, giving you ideas on how to encourage students to explore the ways their daily choices and actions…

Ethical Textiles

Filmed in Bangladesh, one of the world’s largest textile manufacturers, this resource explores the social cost of our cheap textiles. With footage filmed inside a number of Bangladeshi textile factories, it explores the issues of sweatshop labour, poor working conditions, a fair wage and the right to unionise and asks who is responsible?

Making Markets Work

A hands-on series of activities from Practical Action. Develops understanding of Geography’s big concepts of systems, development and decision-making, within the context of South Asia. It uses the milk market system in Bangladesh as an example.