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This is a selection of materials, websites and contacts available to support the global dimension. Visit your nearest Development Education Centre for more resources, or check out our Publishers page.

Practical resources, handbooks and training materials

City by the Sea: Urban Development in Mombasa, Kenya, (Key Stages 3&4). Actionaid (1998).

Just Right: an Educational CD-Rom and Teachers’ Workbook, Amnesty International.

Values and Visions: A handbook for spiritual development and global awareness. Burns S. and Lamont G, Hodder and Stoughton (1996)

Our World, Our Rights: teaching about rights and responsibilities in the primary classroom, Brown, M. (ed), Amnesty International (1996).

Local Citizen: Global Citizen. Activities for teaching citizenship and personal development for use with 8-12 year olds, Christian Aid (2000)

Education for Citizenship: Ideas into Action. Clough, N and Holden, C ., Routledge/Falmer (2002).

Maths Matters: Examples of Mathematics in the Environment (Key Stages 3 & 4) Collins, J., WWF (1994).

Wall to Wall Design (activities for KS3 on sustainable housing around the world). Davies, L and Najda, R., ITDG Publishing (2001).

A Different Story: writing to open up the world at key stage 2. Development Education Centre: Birmingham (1999).

Writing our Past: celebrating and researching the achievements of people in the past who came to live in Britain. Development Education Centre: Birmingham (1999).

Learning Global Lessons: 50 non-fiction literacy hours, DfID/Action Aid (2000).

All different, all equal. Education pack for intercultural education with young people and adults. European, Youth Centre (1995). Copies available free (in English or French) from the Youth Directorate, 30 rue Pierre de Coubertin, F-67000 Strasbourg, France.

Education for Development: a Teacher’s Resource book for Global Development Fountain, S Hodder and Stoughton (1995).

Citizenship for the Future: A Practical Classroom Guide, Hicks, D. Godalming, WWF-UK (2001).

Grimwade, K. et al (2000) Geography and the New Agenda, Sheffield: The Geographical Association.

Talking Rights; Taking Responsibility. A speaking and listening resource for secondary English and Citizenship. Jarvis, H and Midwinter, C UNICEF. (1999)

Your World, My World: A Wake Up World Photopack for Citizenship, PSE and PSD, Oxfam (2001).

Making a Meal of it: Photoset and activities for 7-11 year olds, looking at food issues around the world, Oxfam (1998) .

Photo Opportunties 2000: photos from around the world for the primary classroom. Oxfam (2000)

Making Peace: teaching about conflict and resolution at Key Stage 3 & 4 Oxfam (1997)

Dealing with Disasters: teaching about disasters and the environment for ages 11- 16 Oxfam (2000)

Developing Rights: teaching rights and responsibilities for ages 11-14 Oxfam (1998)

Reconnecting: From National to Global Curriculum, Pike, G and Selby, D (1995), WWF-UK.

Refugees: A resource book for primary schools. Rutter, J. The Refugee Council (1998)

Learning from Experience: A World Studies Source Book Steiner M., Trentham(1993)

Families Photopack. Save the Children (1999).

Partners in Rights- creative activities exploring rights and citizenship for 7-11 year olds. Save the Children (2000).

Know, Your Rights: Children’s Rights in Plain English, UNICEF

The Maths and Human Rights Resource Book: Bringing human rights into the secondary mathematics classroom, Wright, P. (ed) Amnesty International (1999).

Global Citizenship: The handbook for primary teaching. Young, M with Commins, E., Oxfam (2002).

Homebeats: resources on tackling racism, Institute of Race Relations

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Video training materials and resources

Developing Global Citizens in Secondary Schools (a professional development pack incl. video) (2000) The Central Bureau

Developing Global Citizens in Primary Schools (a professional development pack incl. video) (2000) The Central Bureau

Exploring Beyond the Brochure: Issues for the Gambia, Issues for you. (video and teachers’ booklet). Tourism Concern.

Across and Beyond: Citizenship for Primary Schools. (video and teachers’ book). (2000) BBC.

Our News, Our Views: Children’s Rights, Labour and the Media. (video and teachers’ activity pack for upper secondary) Anti-Slavery International.

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Recommended reading

Badman, Z. (1998) Globalisation: The Human Consequences, Oxford: Polity Press.

Beck, U. (2001) What is Globalisation? Oxford: Polity Press.

Bentley, T. (1998) Learning Beyond the Classroom: Education for a Changing World, London: Routledge/DEMOS.

Cogan, J. and Derricott, R. (2000) Citizenship for the 21st Century: An International Perspective on Education, London: Kogan Paul.

Claire, H. (2001) Not Aliens: Primary School Children and the Citizenship/PSHE Curriculum, Stoke-on-Trent: Trentham.

Fennes, H. and Hapgood K. (1997) Intercultural Learning in the Classroom: Crossing the Borders, Council of Europe, London: Cassell.

Gundara, J. (2000) Interculturalism, Education and Inclusion, London: Paul Chapman Publishing Ltd.

Hicks, D. and Holden C. (1995) Visions of the Future: why we need to teach for tomorrow, Stoke on Trent: Trentham.

Osler, A. (ed) (2000) Citizenship and Democracy in Schools: diversity, identity, equality, Stoke-on-Trent: Trentham.

Osler, A. and Starkey, H (1996) Teacher Education and Human Rights, London: Fulton.

Richardson, R. and Wood, A. (1999) Inclusive Schools, Inclusive Society: race and identity on the agenda, Stoke-on-Trent: Trentham.

Runnymede, (2000) The Future of Multi-Ethnic Britain, The Parekh Report, London: Profile Books.

Steiner, M (ed) (1996) Developing the Global Teacher, Stoke-on-Trent: Trentham.

Wood, A. and Richardson, R. (1992) Inside Stories; Wisdom and Hope for Changing Worlds, Stoke-on-Trent: Trentham.

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Anne Frank website for material and cross curricular issues

Article 12 is a website run by young people for young people, showing them doing things for themselves.

Britkid has been written for young people who do not live in ethnically diverse areas: it’s informative, fun and very accessible.

Citizenship education: the global dimension: the portal site for teachers and educators keen to explore the global dimension of Citizenship education.

Comic Relief, for a variety of lesson plans on topical issues and a children’s interactive site

Cool Planet is Oxfam's site aimed at children 6-16, is interactive and has many resources and links to useful sites.

DFES Citizenship website for news, resources, other website links related to citizenship education

Earth Times for good background information for teachers

Eco Schools for free materials to enable schools to carry out an environmental review and make an action plan

Educating for a Sustainable Future for active learning in environmental education

Food and Farming for activities for secondary schools on geography and sustainability issues

Global Arcade "the family fun centre where you can play arcade games and learn about globalisation and what is happening to people around the world."

The Global Dimension website is run by the Development Education Association for the Department for International Development. It has information on the global dimension and national curricula, as well as an extensive resources database.

Global Gang for termly newspaper for 8-12 year olds and website with teachers’ section, from Christian Aid

Global News encourages students to take a critical look at world news using the internet as a key resource

Institute of Race Relations for resources on tackling racism

Just Business provides information and activities about global and ethical issues for students and teachers of Business Studies and Economics.

Multiverse is an Initial Teacher Training Professional Resource Network (IPRN). The website provides teacher educators, student teachers and trainees with a range of resources that focus on enhancing the educational achievement of pupils from diverse backgrounds.

Peace Pledge Union : " an independent organisation of individuals from all walks of life. Their shared belief is that war and violent conflict are neither necessary nor inevitable." Useful resources and documents for classroom use

Save the Children: Resources and articles on rights, globalisation, citizenship, refugees and so on. Also dedicated pages on Palestinian children and pages specifically for young people.

Sustainable Development action plans for the Department for Education and Skills

Teaching controversial issues

Think Energy for curriculum resources on energy use

Tourism Concern for information on sustainability and tourism

UNICEF - Voices of Youth: an opportunity for children and young people all over the world to get involved in discussion about global issues.

WWF Learning site for case studies relating to sustainability and environmental issues.

Zambuko Community Library Project is linking Bristol, England and Bindura, Zimbabwe to establish an educational resource centre serving schools and the communities of the Bindura/Goromonzi districts of Zimbabwe. Within this site you can access teaching resources and pictures to use in your classrooms.

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Action Aid has educational resources and services for schools relating to citizenship: Chataway House, Leach Rd, Chard TA20, 1FR.

Amnesty International, has many resources for both primary and secondary. Amnesty International, 1 Easton Street, London WC1X, 0DJ.

Anti-Slavery International: Thomas Clarkson House, Bromsgrove Road, London SW9 9TL.

Christian Aid has materials for teachers on R.E., literacy, geography and citizenship and staff who will visit schools.

Citizenship Foundation provides case studies and competitions for students: 15 St Swithin’s Lane, London EC4N 8AL (020 7929 3344)

Centre for Citizenship Studies in Education: School of Education, University of Leicester, Leicester, LE1 7RF.

Coalition of Aid and Development Agencies (CADA) Northern Ireland: c/o Trocaire, 50 King Street , Belfast, BT1 6AD

Cyfanfyd (Umbrella organisation for those involved in development education in Wales): Welsh Centre for International Affairs, Temple of Peace, Cathays Park, Cardiff CF13AP

Development Education Association
33 Corsham Street, London, N1 6DR, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)20 7490 8108, Fax: +44 (0)20 7490 8123, Email: dea@dea.org.uk

International Development Education Association of Scotland (IDEAS): 34-36 Rose Street, North Lane, Edinburgh, EH2 2NP

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