Bringing a Global Dimension to the educational experience of every young person in Yorkshire and Humber
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Inspection Boxes

Secondary Citizenship



Working Children Worldwide
Working Children Worldwide provides the information, activities and materials needed to take pupils on an investigation of children's work, past and present. Its cross-curricular approach enables teachers to cover core curriculum requirements and teach key skills in PSHE/Citizenship, Geography, History, English and Literacy through a contemporary and important issue. The pack looks at why children work, at the range and nature of this work and at how what we buy and what we do links us to working children. It encourages children to consider why child labour is an important issue, and where it is dangerous and exploitative and where it enables children to make a positive contribution to their families.
2004, SCF

How do we make Peace?
Using 10 exciting activities designed to improve speaking and listening skills, this booklet addresses what peace is and the causes of and solutions to conflicts. By relating conflict situations to students' own experiences, young people can see how they can become actively involved in building and maintaining a peaceful community. The pack includes inspirational case studies from young people in Burundi, Cambodia, Northern Ireland, and Scotland.
2004, UNICEF

A History and Citizenship KS3 resource to investigate the Transatlantic Slave Trade. Booklet including teachers’ notes and activity sheets for students.
National Maritime Museum

The Global School Guide
This practical manual for teachers provides realistic advice about how to make your school a 'Global School'. A Global School is defined as one where the global dimension is reflected in the school curriculum and also in the wider life and ethos of the school, and this indispensable book guides teachers through thinking about how to achieve both.
2005, Leeds DEC


This game, with supporting activities and information, provides a framework in which young people can explore, develop and discuss some of the concepts involved in human rights and development. It raises issues of inequalities and says that by buying fair trade goods children can take action.
2000, Humanities Education Centre

Fair Trade in Action
Fair Trade in action introduces Fair Trade as an alternative to conventional trade. It contains resources and activities designed to encourage students to be aware and active citizens. It helps students develop a wide range of skills, and increase their knowledge and understanding of world trade.

The Changing Face of Slavery
Diane Louise Jordan presents this video pack which focuses on slavery past and present. The video first examines the transatlantic slave trade, then looks at the employment of young children and the links between the wealth generated by the slave trade and the Industrial Revolution. The last part brings the historical roots and the contemporary issues around child labour together. The teachers' booklet has been revised and updated and contains case studies, information and activities.
2001, Amnesty Internationa

Whose Citizenship? ... a teacher's toolkit
Offers practical ideas and starting points for enabling a global approach to 'local' citizenship investigations at key stage 3. Includes:

* A wide range of approaches
* Key principles and potential pitfalls
* Photo-copiable material
* Information about other sources of information

2002, TIDE

For a FREE downloadable sample activity visit the TIDE website:

Living on the Line
A video pack featuring extracts from Channel 4's "On The Line" series, supported by a range of teachers' notes and classroom activities. "On the Line" is a unique Millennium project, supported by Oxfam. linking the diverse countries that lie along the meridian Line. "Living on the Line" builds on the broadcast material developed for this project and features 10 short films, each focusing on a key issue for the 21st century. Issues covered include trade (illustrated with an example from Ghana), conflict (Algeria), migration (Spain) and globalization and change (Mali).
2001, Action Aid

Auditing Citizenship at Key Stages 3 and 4
This audit for primary level has been developed in response to the debate about the definition and nature of Citizenship and PSHE. While including the English National Curriculum requirements, this resource goes far beyond this in an attempt to outline the elements of Citizenship and PSHE.
2002, South Yorkshire DEC

Citizenship Education: the Global Dimension
This booklet aims to help teachers and teacher educators understand the significance of the global dimension to citizenship and to enable them to teach it in meaningful ways.
2001, Development Education Association

Talking Rights, Taking Responsibility
This resource comprises 30 activities in six structured units for introducing the UN convention on the Rights of the Child. Through discussion of values in everyday life, young people learn about their Rights and accompanying responsibilities.
1998, UNICEF

For a FREE downloadable sample activity visit the UNICEF website:

Southern Perspectives on Development: Colonialism and Its Legacy, Book 2
One of a series of five booklets that has been produced in collaboration with individuals and organizations from the South, who were asked to put the issues and ideas they want young people in the UK to understand.
1996, Manchester DEP

This City Life: PSE/RE
A video resource with a series of activities which enable students to learn by reflecting on the experience of other young people. It explores issues about families, relationships and leaving home; risky behaviour and its consequences; prejudice and discrimination; children's rights; participation and citizenship. The video provides interviews with young people, the booklet provides background information, and the floppy disk offers further information and pupil pages for easy adaptation.
1999, Leeds DEC

Dealing with Disasters
Including case studies and focusing particularly on flooding in Bangladesh, this text gives background information on earthquakes, floods, hurricanes and famine. It provides answers to why disasters happen, how they can be prevented and what can be done to help.
2000, Oxfam

For a FREE downloadable sample activity visit the Oxfam website:

My Village, My Life
Three real-life situations from West Africa are explored giving pupils the opportunity to think about and express the views of people in developing countries. Topics considered are:
* girls' education
* living with disabilities
* caring for the environment
2003, International Service

The Challenge of Globalisation
Provides a framework through which young people can gain an understanding of the complex issue of globalization. It explores not only the economic and geographical aspects of globalization but also the moral and ethical debates which concern young people's lives.
2003, Oxfam

Human Rights in the Curriculum: History
A handbook for teachers highlighting areas in the National Curriculum where the human rights implications can be made explicit. Through a series of interactive activities, students investigate the human rights dimension of the suffrage movement, the Holocaust, Victorian child labour and slavery.
2002, Amnesty International