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A growing collection of FREE curriculum led teaching resources, to help bring Africa and development to life in your school.
Africa Startup (Gambia) is a charitable foundation based in Norway with the mission to improve livelihoods in The Gambia through education in agricultural innovation, environmental protection and entrepreneurship.
This one hectare farm is a residential education centre for children, young people and farmers, providing an exciting educational journey from seed to business, acknowledging the importance of independent food security in an ever-more unpredictable global environment.
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Tide~ global learning is a teachers' network promoting the idea that young people have an entitlement to global learning through engaging with global perspectives, human rights, sustainability and international development.
This is a link to a selection of African based texts that have been tried, tested and enjoyed by pupils studying Africa
Explore the Millennium Development Goals through posters and activities. For use with 7-14 year olds.
This Gambia Folk Tale is appropriate for children of all ages.
Harness the energy around the football World Cup in Brazil 2014 and use these resources with children to explore global justice issues through the lens of sport and football.
A key aim of the Young Africa web site is to provide teachers with useful, curriculum relevant resources to give children the opportunity to find out about life in Africa.
Four Activity Lesson Plans from the TES resource page for 8 to 11 year olds. Explores similarities and differences between African communities and our own.
Powerpoint is a lead in for African art to stimulate ideas. Activity: Colour wash sunset-colour mixing different reds, oranges and yellows-observe sunsets on powerpoint. Cut out African houses, animals etc from black paper and stick on. A very effective display!
How is life different for children in the UK and rural Africa? What challenges families face and how can they be helped? This is an assembly suitable for Key Stages 1 and 2.
This scheme of works helps young children to explore some of the problems that children face whilst living in Kenya and Uganda.
A fantastic topic that can be covered in Early years, KS1 and KS2. Our packs ranges in its resources, from African animals to slavery and poverty.
Many of the resources in this section have been created by Kerry Moody, an experienced EYFS teacher and manager. Others have been shared by Lessons from Africa, which is the education programme run by the charity Send a Cow.
A collection of resources for Key Stages 1-2 children to help them to explore and understand life in Kenya.
A member of a TIDE Gambian study group shares some key findings from her research with young children and reflects upon the implications for teaching and learning strategies.
Children at St. Michael’s C. of E. Primary School in Playden are learning about life and culture in The Gambia. They’ve made lots of Powerpoint presentations about life in The Gambia.
A collection of video resources from the BBC detailing life in African countries.
Use our resources to learn more about access to clean water and safe sanitation.
These resources are designed to help educate students and young people about the lives of children across the world, and the challenges that many of them face.
Download or order easy-to-use primary assemblies, classroom activities and games to help pupils engage with world issues and reflect on their own role as global citizens.
The Geographical Association is a source for lots of Global Dimension activities including resources for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil.
Education resources from the British Empire and Commonwealth Museum.
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