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The Lost Raindrops

Publisher:World Vision UK
Year: 2006
Price: FREE

This storybook is a light-hearted way into serious subjects.You can use he book to show children in your life that the big wide world we live in is a small community inhabited by neighbours who all need the same things - food and water, healthcare and education, a voice which can be heard, and the hope of a peaceful future.

Available from CGE catalogue

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Curriculum Objectives: All
Areas Of Learning: Language & Literacy, Personal Development & Mutual Understanding, The World Around Us


The Natural World lessons from ‘live responsibly’ resource by Christian Aid.

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Key Elements: Education of sustainable development
Areas Of Learning: RE


The Real Price of Cotton

Contains a collection of original teaching resources that will enable students to explore the ethical and environmental dimensions of Business Studies through looking at the cotton production industry. The learning approaches used in this resource are designed to develop skills of participation, communication and responsible action while raising young people's political and social confidence - all necessary attributes for effective global citizens. In addition, through looking at the clothes trade, young people will learn about the links they have with people in other parts of the world.

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Key Elements: Economic Awareness,Education of sustainable development
Areas Of Learning: Maths


The Right Start

is the first in the series of Lift Off materials, which have been developed for use in the primary school classroom to promote understanding and respect for human rights. It has been written for 4-7 year old children by a team of experienced and practising teachers from Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. This resource complements the primary curriculum on both sides of the border and in particular helps meet the aims of SPHE (in the Republic of Ireland) and PDMU (in Northern Ireland).

Download from: http://www.liftoffschools.com/Teachers/Downloads.aspx

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Curriculum Objectives: Citizenship,Cultural Understanding,Ethical Awareness,Mutual Understanding,Personal Understanding
Areas Of Learning: Language & Literacy, Personal Development & Mutual Understanding, RE, The World Around Us


The role of science in origin of term race

And role of science in dispelling it. (Genetics and variation.)

See Teacher text: Learning to divide the world, education at empire's end by John Willinsky. 

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Key Elements: Citizenship
Areas Of Learning: Science & Technology


The World Came To My Place Today

Publisher: Eden Project Groups
Year: 2004
Content: Book
Price: £5.99

This book helps children understand where everyday objects they use come from and raises their awareness of global connections.

Available from CGE catalogue

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Curriculum Objectives: Citizenship,Cultural Understanding,Economic Awareness,Education of sustainable development,Ethical Awareness,Mutual Understanding,Personal Understanding
Areas Of Learning: Personal Development & Mutual Understanding, The World Around Us


Thursday's Child – A Children's Rights Musical

Publisher: UNICEF
Year: 1999
Content: 2 poster, 88p script and staging notes, 230 pp score and lyrics book, 44pp teacher's handbook1 CD, 1 video
Price:

Performance pack £45.00
Teacher's Handbook £10.00
Songbook £16.00

Thursday's Child is a 115 minute musical for children 8-18 years to perform together.The storyline was conceived to illustrate the need for the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.

 

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Curriculum Objectives: Citizenship,Cultural Understanding,Media Awareness,Moral Character,Mutual Understanding,Personal Understanding,Spiritual Awareness
Areas Of Learning: The Arts, Language & Literacy, Personal Development & Mutual Understanding, The World Around Us


Toying with Technology

Toying with Technology, a resource for design and technology with global perspective £30

http://www.scotdec.org.uk/resources/search/index.html

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Key Elements: Cultural Understanding
Areas Of Learning: Science & Technology


Trade and Globalization:

Trocaire £4, CGE Catalogue Looks at trends in global trade which lead to social and economic inequality between countries, regions and social groups.

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Key Elements: Ethical Awareness
Areas Of Learning: Maths


Trocaire at Work

Publisher: Trocaire
Year: 2004
Price: FREE

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Trócaire at Work contains worksheets for 5th and 6th / Key Stage 2 classes which aims to introduce children to development issues. It focuses on the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). These are a set of eight goals agreed by world leaders in 2000.

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Curriculum Objectives: Citizenship,Cultural Understanding,Economic Awareness,Education of sustainable development,Ethical Awareness,Media Awareness,Moral Character,Mutual Understanding,Personal Understanding
Areas Of Learning: Language & Literacy, Mathematics & Numeracy, Personal Development & Mutual Understanding, The World Around Us


Trocaire: Gender Equality Campaign:

Trocaire resource on gender equalityhow the media portrays women in sport. http://trocaire.org/education/educationresources.php

 

 

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Key Elements: Media Awareness
Areas Of Learning: PE


UNICEF: HOW DO WE MAKE PEACE?

Series of activities which require young people to use photographs, case studies and information presented in various formats, to develop a greater understanding of the importance of peace to young people’s development. Case studies are set in Cambodia, Burundi, Northern Ireland and Scotland.

Published: 2005
Price £5

Available from CGE catalogue

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Key Elements: Citizenship,Moral Character
Areas Of Learning: English, Environment & Society, RE


Urban and rural lives in different countries:

Young lives in the world chapter from Young Lives, Global Goals:

Save the Children 2005.
£30
Available from CGE catalogue 

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Key Elements: Citizenship
Areas Of Learning: Environment & Society


Use art to express their own ideas, values and feelings

Study how art has been influenced by or used
to communicate political messages.

See: for competitions on diversity:
http://www.youngbritsatart.co.uk

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Key Elements: Citizenship
Areas Of Learning: The Arts


Use the ‘History of Counting’

History of Counting

investigate the development of Mathematics and the great mathematicians, Arithmetic" by Al-Khouarizmi was translated - his name was used in its Latin form "Algorithms" to denote new Arithmetic: exploring ‘ethno-mathematics’: ‘our reliance on what is essentially an Arabic heritage of mathematical understanding’. R (see 100 ideas for teaching citizenship: Maths) by Ian Davies. £10.99.


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Key Elements: Cultural Understanding
Areas Of Learning: Maths


Values and Visions -Spiritual development and global awareness

Publisher: DEP
Year: 1995
Price: £12.99


The model of spiritual development fostered in this handbook is of a two-way journey - inward to find out more about oneself and outward to learn to value the environment and one's - community, locally and globally. It offers a practical way of delivering the curriculum while focusing on the values of those in the school. Contains photocopiable activities in sections such as Encouraging a sense of self; Valuing the earth; Purpose and action.

Order from CGE catalogue

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Curriculum Objectives: All
Areas Of Learning: All


Village Life in India

Publisher:Action Aid / Cambridge University Press
Year: 1996
Price: Pupils Book - £8.99
Teacher's Book - £18
Poster Pack - £58.50
CD ROM £42.95


This resource investigates life in the Indian villages of Chembakolli and
Kanjikolly while covering skills, places and themes linked to KS2 Geography. It
also examines life for the Adivasi people living in the Nilgiri Hills, assessing the
impact of poverty for their future development.

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Curriculum Objectives: All
Areas Of Learning: Mathematics & Numeracy


Voices from Angola, Sudan, Uganda and Zaire.

Voices from Angola, Sudan, Uganda and Zaire.
http://www.minorityrights.org
£10.95

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Key Elements: Cultural Understanding
Areas Of Learning: Modern Languages


Voting and elections.

(see Amnesty International Maths resources)

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Key Elements: Citizenship
Areas Of Learning: Maths


W is For World

Publisher: Frances Lincoln/ Oxfam
Year: 1998
Content: Book
Price: £4.99

This book contains an alphabet that incorporates photographs from different countries. Along with some text, this book is a good introduction to our diverse world.

Available from CGE catalogue

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Curriculum Objectives: Citizenship,Cultural Understanding,Mutual Understanding
Areas Of Learning: Language & Literacy, Personal Development & Mutual Understanding


Wake Up,World!

Publisher: Oxfam
Year: 1999
Price: £5.99

Explores the lives of eight young children from around the world as they talk about their homes, schools and how they play. Vivid photographs and easy to read text.

available from CGE catalogue

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Curriculum Objectives: Citizenship,Cultural Understanding
Areas Of Learning: Language & Literacy, Personal Development & Mutual Understanding, The World Around Us


Wake Up,World! CD ROM

Publisher: Oxfam ANGLIA Multimedia
Year: 2001
Content: CD-Rom, 30pp booklet, poster
Price: £55.17

Based on the book of the same name, this CD-ROM focuses on the daily lives
of eight children in different countries throughout the world.
Themes explored include education, food, the environment and climate.

Available from CGE catalogue 

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Curriculum Objectives: Citizenship,Cultural Understanding,Economic Awareness,Education of sustainable development
Areas Of Learning: Language & Literacy, Personal Development & Mutual Understanding, The World Around Us


Water Aid resource on water ‘Splash Out’

http://www.wateraid.org/splash_out/

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Key Elements: Economic Awareness
Areas Of Learning: Science & Technology


Water and Climate Change

Published by Trocaire

Download this resource

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Curriculum Objectives: All
Areas Of Learning: Language & Literacy, Personal Development & Mutual Understanding, The World Around Us


Water issues - local & global

Publisher: TIDE
Year: 2005
Price: £14.30

A full colour photopack of practical ideas for using water issues as a way into exploring sustainable development.

Order from CGE catalogue

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Curriculum Objectives: Citizenship,Education of sustainable development,Ethical Awareness,Mutual Understanding
Areas Of Learning: Language & Literacy, Mathematics & Numeracy, Personal Development & Mutual Understanding, The World Around Us


Water numerate: Daily maths for the Global citizen. Pack from WaterAid.

Food miles lesson and global water (see water numerateDaily maths for the Global citizen. Pack from WaterAid).

 

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Key Elements: Citizenship,Ethical Awareness
Areas Of Learning: Maths


Watoto

Publisher: Trocaire
Year: 2004
Price: £20
Code: A2-10

Ireland's first pre-school pack includes 16 A3 colour photos, the stories of four children, background information and a music tape. Additional supplement included which focuses on Ilenia from Colombia who is growing up in a single parented family.

www.trocaire.ie/education.  

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Curriculum Objectives: Citizenship,Cultural Understanding,Media Awareness,Moral Character,Mutual Understanding,Personal Understanding
Areas Of Learning: The Arts, Language & Literacy, Personal Development & Mutual Understanding, The World Around Us


Website for Technology and Design teachers with lots of interesting ideas:

http://web.data.org.uk/data/secondary/sustainability.php

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Key Elements: Mutual Understanding
Areas Of Learning: Science & Technology


Western perspectives on histories of other countries.

Colonialism and its Legacy. Southern perspectives. See ‘southern perspectives’ in OSDE material from www.osdemethodology.org.uk

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Key Elements: Cultural Understanding
Areas Of Learning: Environment & Society


Who Am I?

Thematic unit for Personal Understanding in Year 8 by CCEA: Art and design unit: Mirror, Mirror on the wall  

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Key Elements: Ethical Awareness
Areas Of Learning: Science & Technology

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