Imaginative and engaging Global Citizenship Resources...
These resources aim to raise global awareness, and to develop skills, attitudes and values which enable students to take action for change.
Global Citizenship means • Challenging stereotypes of people and places • Focusing on similarities before differences • Understanding diversity, locally and globally • Thinking about futures • Taking action
These resources have all been developed by RISC and in partnership with various development agencies.
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European Wealth, African Poverty - Why?
A KS3-5 History and Geography resource, using images to investigate the connection between the impoverishment of Africa and the enrichment of Europe. Starting from 1500, when there was equivalence between Africa and Europe, with the Benin Empire and Tudor England, the resource equips teachers to challenge the myths about why Africa has become poorer as Europe has become richer. The pack comprises of a background information booklet, and 7 A3 posters of hand painted images. Published 2010
KS3-5 £9.99 plus p+p (also available in Italian, Dutch and Spanish)
builds on RISC's innovative methodology for measuring attitudinal change. It provides teachers with a framework for evaluating their school's current provision of Global Citizenship and planning the next steps across 18 areas of teaching and learning, staff development, resources, environment, ethos, communications and monitoring and evaluation. A unique and invaluable resource. Published 2010
KS1-5 £19.95 plus p+p
Uganda or UK?
A cross-curricular photo resource to support school partnerships, deliver Global Citizenship and explore images. With over 62 images of Uganda, accompanied by matching pairs of images of the UK, engaging activities and guidance and support for embedding a reciprocal school partnership in the curriculum, providing a balanced view of a locality and challenging stereotypes of people and places. Published 2010 KS2-3 £8.99 plus p+p includes CD of images and activities
How Do We Know It’s Working?
A toolkit for measuring attitudinal change in Global Citizenship. This innovative new resource offers all teachers and educators tools for measuring the impact of their work on children and young people's attitudes and values. Published 2008 EYFS-KS5 £19.95 + p&p
Growing Up Global An Early Years handbook that demonstrates how global education can be a thread running through learning and teaching right from the start. 12 exciting sections from ‘Me and My Family’ to ‘Making a Story Tent’ and ‘Surprises in South Africa’. Published 2008 EYFS £19.95 + p&p
A primary cross-curricular project, using a textile tradition from Ghana as its starting point, to explore children’s values and identity through the creation of a collaborative wallhanging. Pupils also explore links with Ghana, naming traditions, contemporary art and fair trade. Art & design, citizenship, design & technology, geography. Published 2007 KS1-2 £15 + p&p
Look behind some of the products we buy, use and often take for granted, uncovering the impact their production has on the workers involved and on their environment. Explore human rights, interdependence and sustainability, and raise awareness of some of the complexities of fair trade. Published 2008
It investigates our links with people across the globe through the trade in food and drinks. It includes teacher information, pupil activities and photocopiable materials. Published 2003 KS2 £5.00 + p&p
Pack which investigates the global trade in coffee, focussing in particular on the crisis facing coffee farmers. The activities look at the causes and consequences of the catastrophic fall in coffee prices. Published 2005 KS4-16+ £7.50 + p&p
This pack is for teachers and youth workers and provides a detailed outline of activities for a day workshop which introduces young people to the issues behind the global chocolate industry. Published 2004 KS2-5 £5.00 + p&p
All You Need for a Sustainability Assembly These assemblies are designed to engage pupils in thinking about the choices we make and their impact locally and globally. Each assembly can stand alone or they can be used in sequence, and they explore sustainability issues relating to food, waste and climate change. KS1-3 £1.50 + p&p
Looks at issues of corporate responsibility, ethical consumerism, Fair Trade and sustainable development. KS4-5 £15.00 + p&p
Places issues which are central to the lives of young men within a wider, more global framework. Pack includes 9 A2 b/w posters. KS4-5 £12.95 + p&p
XChanging the World
Designed to raise consumer awareness, encouraging participants to consider their responsibilities towards producers. Published 1997 KS4-5 £12.95 + p&p
Focus for Change
This award winning pack is still a valuable tool for teachers and facilitators who want to use the popular media to explore issues of race, gender and class inequality. Includes a set of 24 A4 colour photos KS4-5 £5.00 + p&p
Human Rights for All?
A global view of lesbian and gay oppression and liberation. An innovative pack with case studies from all over the world and activities which encourage discussion of the issues raised and strategies for action. KS4-5 £12.95