This resource was created by and for teachers to support work on some key issues: food and hunger, poverty and wealth, and sustainable development. They offer ‘lenses’ through which to view these issues and ideas for constructive action on the local and global stage.
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In February 2009, a group of Key Stage 3 teachers on a Tide~ global learning study visit spent ten days exploring issues in Cape Town and their relevance to creative approaches to the new secondary curriculum in England. The thinking and ideas from
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This book and the supporting web material draws on the creativity of many teachers brought together by Tide~ Global Learning and aims to help start conversations about global learning.
This publication aims to inspire museum, library and archive staff, as well as secondary teachers, to use local collections to engage young people in global learning. Staff have used their own experiences to provide a practical, user-friendly toolkit to demonstrate how collections can be used effectively to support secondary education.
This book explores practical ideas about the educational needs of children within a changing global context, drawing on the creative work of a wide range of Key Stage 1 and 2 teachers.
Taking a learning journey outside of the classroom can be a powerful stimulus to engage children with complex issues. This book shares work from Birmingham primary schools, which participated in a journey project at the city’s Botanical Gardens.
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This booklet shares ideas on how Theatre in Education (TIE) can aid the teaching of citizenship in schools. It outlines the basic principles of TIE and Citizenship, and showcases creative case studies illustrating good practice at each Key Stage.
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This book focuses on the global dimension to citizenship in early years and primary teaching. The main content of the book is the activity ideas and examples from the 150 teachers who were involved in its development (yes… 150!).
This book is designed primarily for teachers in training, and initial teacher education tutors, although anyone interested in the values and principles underpinning education would also find it useful.
This is a useful teaching pack for using photographs in the classroom. The pack includes 32 colour images depicting life in the UK, showing a variety of ages, and backgrounds.
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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
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This book introduces the topic of sustainable development through looking at plants in everyday products. It takes every-day items (soap, shampoo, breakfast cereals, etc), looks at the plant products they contain (eg: aloe vera, palm oil, sugar) and considers sustainability issues surrounding them.
This web-based resource follows on from – and replaces – a now out-of-print publication, ‘Climate Change~ local and global’, and draws upon the ideas of many Tide~ teacher groups working with Key Stages 2 and 3 in the West Midlands. It offers key
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This pack looks at the theme of water for upper primary teaching. The pack considers both water use in the UK and globally, and includes 16 photo-cards which illustrate key ideas about water, such as: sanitation, health, supply, the water cycle, recycling, biodiversity, eco systems and leisure.
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This resource for pupils aged 16 to 19 focuses on key development issues including human capital, modernisation, control and violence, green development, religion and democracy.
This highly practical resource includes a variety of lively classroom activities for Citizenship teaching and learning.
It is divided into four sections: Setting the Context; Stimulating Ideas; Citizenship in Action; and Moving Forward.
This pack supports teachers to enable students to explore development processes within their own locality in the context of global interdependence.
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This pack investigates the nature of the relationship between Europe and Africa with a focus on history, trade patterns, distribution of wealth and visions of the future. It contains several posters for classroom use along with a discussion booklet
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This handbook shares ideas developed by teachers from the West Midlands region as part of a collaborative project. It is a toolkit aimed at enabling students to explore global citizenship and provides a range of ideas that can be used and adapted for different contexts.
An excellent resource book compiled by teachers from the West Midlands for teaching and learning about sustainable development issues. It was produced in the context of the World Summit on sustainable development in Johannesburg (2002) and highlights