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Here are some more resources to help you teach about global issues.

Action Aid works towards the vision of a world without poverty, in which every person can exercise their right to a life of dignity.

Amnesty International promotes human rights worldwide.

Anti-Slavery International  works for the elimination of all forms of slavery.

Association for Citizenship Teaching provides mutual support, knowledge and good practice, skills and resources for the teaching and learning of Citizenship in schools and colleges.

Association for Science Education's Global Dimension brings the global perspective to science education for 11-16 year olds.

Banana Link. This non-profit company provides a whole bunch of banana-related resources dedicated to improving the lot of banana exporting communities.

Barnaby Bear. A primary Geography website from the Geographical Association with new content added.

BBC PSHE & Citizenship - Resources for resources for teachers to engage 14-19 year olds in Personal, Social, Health, Economic and Citizenship education.

Book Aid - Book Aid International works with partner organisations in the South to improve access to books and information for the most disadvantaged. Includes resources for schools.

British Council exists to build lasting relationships between the UK and other countries, focussing on the educational and cultural.

British Library's Learning Zone includes '21st Century Citizen' - a web resource to support Citizenship for the 11-16s.

CAFOD - Catholic Fund for Overseas Development's School Zone - includes information, worksheets and quizzes for primary and secondary schools.

Centre for Alternative Technology focuses on globally sustainable technologies; offers visits, courses and publications.

CEWC Cymru works with young people to promote understanding of the contemporary world; provides support for local, national and Global Citizenship education in Wales.

Christian Aid: Aid agency of the churches in the UK and Ireland, works wherever the need is greatest, irrespective of religion. Includes resources for teachers, youth leaders and children.

Citizenship Foundation provides support for Citizenship in primary schools.

Climate Choices - Children's Voices - website from Practical Action, exploring the impact of our food choices on communities in developing countries. Aimed at teachers of years 5 and 6, the site features case studies, worksheets, videos, power point presentations, a carbon calculator and games.

Comic Relief offers free curriculum resources to support teaching on the issues behind Red Nose Day.

Commonwealth Institute aims to expand young people's cultural horizons.

Council for Environmental Education works to put sustainable development at the heart of education.

Cyfanfyd. The Development Education Association for Wales

Development Education Association (DEA) - the DEA is a national umbrella body aiming to support and promote the work of all those engaged in raising awareness and understanding of global and development issues in the UK.

Development Education Centres in the UK - A-Z list of all DECs in the UK.

Development Education Centres in Scotland

Development Education Exchange in Europe (DEEEP) - aims to strengthen the capacity of non-governmental development organisations to deliver grass roots development education.

Educational Resources. The educational resources centre for students, teachers and parents. Provides links to carefully selected education related material on the Internet.

EHL Virtual Campus - Exploring Humanitarian Law (EHL) is a web-based resource centre offering teaching materials on International Humanitarian Law for young people between 13 and 18 years of age.

Fairtrade Foundation works to guarantee a better deal for small producers worldwide.

Find Your Feet - overseas development charity working in six developing countries: India, Malawi, Zambia, Swaziland, Lesotho, and South Africa.

Geographical Association furthers the study and teaching of geography.

Giving Nation Giving Nation is a countrywide campaign in the UK, aiming to demonstrate to young people how to change the world by giving. Includes lesson plans.

Global Campaign for Education promotes education as a basic human right, and mobilizes public pressure on governments and the international community to provide free, compulsory public basic education for all people.

Global Dimension for teachers (Department for International Development) - background information on the Global Citizenship curricula and a searchable database of teaching resources.

Global Footprints provides primary schools with ideas and activities to take steps towards sustainable future

Global Learning On-Line provides activities and information to support teaching about global issues.

Hunger Banquet Hunger Banquet is Oxfam America's youth programme website, containing information and activities around food shortages and how groups are taking action to find solutions.

International Youth Foundation works to improve the prospects of young people where they live, work and play.

Islamic Relief - a UK based aid agency that seeks to alleviate the poverty and suffering of the world's poorest people.

JCORE - Jewish Council for Racial Equality - JCORE works to promote awareness and active involvement in the Jewish community to combat racism and build a just, harmonious multi-cultural society.

Learn.co.uk - offers teaching resources based on the vast Guardian archive.

Link Community Development - Link Community Development is an international development organization working in the UK, Ghana, South Africa and Uganda. Its Schools Programme links schools in the UK with schools in these three African countries and its Global Teachers Programme offers teachers the opportunity to spend five weeks working in Southern schools over the summer.

Minority Rights Group International is an international non-governmental organisation working to secure rights for minorities and indigenous peoples worldwide.

Muslim Aid Muslim Aid is an international relief and development agency working to alleviate the suffering among the world's poorest and most needy communities regardless of race, gender, nationality or political opinion.

My 2050 - a curriculum-friendly resource from the UK's Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) exploring what life may be like in 2050.

National Grid for Learning Scotland - provides classroom materials, case studies and links to websites which support key areas of the Scottish curriculum.

One World Week raises awareness of, and takes action on, global issues.

Our Africa Watch videos made by children across Africa to show you what life is like in their own countries. Paying for It - provides free lesson plans to teachers on Citizenship and PSHEE and explores the relationship between the economy, government, society and young people.

PeaceJam UK - inspires young people and gives them skills to become a new generation of peacemakers. It is part of an international youth movement led by Nobel Peace Prize winners.

Practical Action - case-studies and activities exploring the role of technology in poverty alleviation.

PTI - The Prince's Teaching Institute (PTI) is an independent educational charity created by the Prince of Wales.

Schools Councils UK - training and support for school and class councils.

Share the World - Share the World is a resource for primary teachers, providing lesson plans and assembly ideas to help teach kindness and compassion to animals. Share the World has been promoted in many countries world-wide and a free hard copy of the pack including a video can be ordered from the Web site.

Sight Savers International - works to restore sight to people in the world's poorest countries.

Surfers Against Sewage - education zone from anti 'pump and dump' ecological campaigners, linked to citizenship, for 11-16 year olds.

Survival International - supports tribal peoples.

TeachGlobal - features courses and resources to support the professional development of primary and secondary teachers wanting to extend their teaching of the global dimension through all aspects of school life.

Teachernet's Citizenship pages - Teachernet's Citizenship pages, including resources and whole school issues.

Teachers in Development Education (TIDE) - a teachers network, based in Birmingham, supporting creative work aimed to enhancing young people's understanding of global dimensions, development perspectives and human rights principles. The site includes curriculum projects and a resource centre.

Teachers TV - Now hosted by TES, over 2,500 video resources for teachers. Includes great programmes, interviews, and resources for teaching about education in Africa.

TES Teaching Resources - Free classroom resources, worksheets, lesson plans. primary resources and secondary resources uploaded and shared by teaching professionals

Tiempo Climate Cyberlibrary - electronic information service covering global warming, climate change, sea-level rise and related issues.

Topmarks - searchable site to help with homework, GCSE and A Level revision and school studies. Find thousands of educational resources for teachers, pupils and parents.

Tourism Concern - raises awareness and concern for the impact of tourism on communities and the environment.

The UN Works - The UN Works website puts a human face on serious issues(Business, Children, Development, Education, Emergencies, Environment, Health, HIV/AIDS, Human Rights Labour, Peace and Women) by telling stories about real people. These stories are filled with resource links for teachers and students who want to learn more about the issues and get involved.

UNICEF's Back on Track - An innovative programme designed to support and further international development work on education in emergencies and post-crisis transition countries.

UNICEF's Child Friendly Schools - The organization's signature means to advocate for and promote quality education for every girl and boy.

UNICEF's Voices of Youth - international (and multilingual) discussion groups on rights and youth issues, quizzes and teachers' discussions.

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - regionally-based education officers run free CPD sessions on integrating the Convention of the Rights of the Child into the Citizenship curriculum.

Universal Declaration of Human Rights - from the Roosevelt Institute (USA), created to celebrate 50 years of the declaration. Background, history and ideas for action.

Waste Watch - takes action on waste reduction, reuse, recycling.

WaterAid - provides safe domestic water, sanitation and hygiene education to the world's poorest people.

World Bank's Development Education Programme - includes sustainable development learning resources.

Worldaware - includes curriculum guidance, an online catalogue, projects and details of the resource centre for London schools and colleges.