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.
This report, produced by the Historical Association, presents examples of effective teaching on controversial topics in history, in schools across all key stages from the ages of 3 to 19. The report is based on the UK curriculum requirements, which
This free resource from Film Education is based around the film Shooting Dogs, which explores the atrocity of the 1994 Rwandan Genocide through a fictional story set in a school, where a British priest and teacher become caught up in the violence. The activities explore the historical background to the genocide and, more generally, colonialism. […]
This book focuses on the contribution secondary school geography teachers can make to anti-racism. The book explores key themes including unsettled geographies and migration and the ‘invisible whiteness’ of geography. The book describes how teachers
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
This handbook looks at ways of using plants to raise development issues. It is an excellent resource for teachers wishing to link classroom work with visits to Botanic Gardens and other plant collections.
A handbook which uses biographies about black people who were part of British society to develop a mix of literacy and history skills. The contents are organised around the following themes: planning and preparation, teaching and learning, assessing
This history teaching pack explores the relationship between Britain’s Industrial Revolution and colonialism in the Caribbean, Ireland and India.
This educational pack is extremely useful when examining the anti-colonial movement in India. Very well researched, it tells the history of British colonialism in India using the words of the people who fought against it.
This pack highlights the struggles of Asian workers who have migrated from South Asia to Britain and to various other countries, which were once British colonies. Both primary and secondary source material is used.