global education resources
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Toolkit global education toolkit

Search our database of all the activities and resources found in the new toolkit 'how do we know it's working' (book two) and more. here you will find everything you need to measure attitudinal change in pupils: downloadable instructions, images, recording templates and case studies.

Global Histories

A teaching resource for KS2-4. These teaching materials aim to enable pupils to better understand the context and impact of colonial history on contemporary society, and its relationship to stereotypes and discrimination in 21st century Britain.

global histories project & resources overview unit 1 - kingdom of benin - 6 lesson unit & extension activities for ks2 (142mb) unit 2 - challenging myths about africa - 6 lesson unit for ks3/4 (2gb) unit 3 - anti-colonial resistance & rebellion in india - 3 lessons & resources for ks2 (10mb) unit 3 - anti-colonial resistance & rebellion in india - 4 lessons & resources for ks3/4 (10mb)

risc’s publications

These resources aim to raise global awareness, and to develop skills, attitudes and values which enable students to take action for change.

Global Citizenship is:

These resources have all been developed by RISC and in partnership with various development agencies.

for more information about any risc publications, please contact carl

how do we know its working how do we know it’s working? book two
This innovative new resource builds on the success of RISC’s bestselling toolkit How Do We Know It’s Working? – measuring attitudinal change in global citizenship. Over 40 engaging participant-led activities for pupils of all ages, accompanied with case studies sharing examples of how to measure attitudinal change from teachers across the UK, Czech Republic, Ireland, Slovakia and Ethiopia.


You can purchase a printed copy for £25 + p&p, please contact or visit where you will find all the activities to download for free
european wealth, african poverty - why? european wealth, african poverty - why?
A new 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.


Resource is free, but subject to p&p charge
...are we nearly there? ...are we nearly there?
This whole school resource 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.


£19.95 plus p&p
uganda or uk? 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.


£8.99 plus p&p
growing up global 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’.


£19.95 + p&p
adinkra adinkra
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.


£15 + p&p
from chocolate to computers from chocolate to computers
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.


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what makes a good global citizenship resource? what makes a good global citizenship resource?
This guidance document provides tips, ideas and a criteria of do's and don'ts for selecting a good Global Citizenship resource, from story books, to holiday photos and maps. With advice on how to evaluate resources, improve and add to existing ones, and suggestions for creating new ones, this is an invaluable starting point for any educator and any age group.

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from linking to partnership from linking to partnership
An A3 guidance leaflet, exploring the potentials and pitfalls of International school links, and offering practical suggestions, useful resources, and website links to support teachers in transforming their link into a reciprocal, equal partnership.

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growing bananas growing bananas
A whole class trading game with background information including photos of the production process.


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bananas & (cocoa) beans bananas & (cocoa) beans
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.


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cost of coffee cost of coffee
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.


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choc-a-lot choc-a-lot
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.


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all you need for a sustainability assembly 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.


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all you need for a refugee assembly all you need for a refugee assembly
This pack challenges the myths and stereotypes which promote prejudice.


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all you need for a fair trade assembly all you need for a fair trade assembly
Three adaptable 15 minute assemblies, focusing on a range of Fair Trade products - chocolate, bananas, clothes/fashion.


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passion for fashion passion for fashion
Enabling young people to explore their links with contemporaries in the Majority World. This pack is available in both school and youth work versions.


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