Teaching Global

Teaching global citizenship requires teaching and learning with a global perspective. Teacher scaffolding is essential. Learning sequences should be planned carefully and teacher language must be chosen to avoid stereotypes, tokenism and exoticism. So what is a good resource for teaching global perspectives? The Global Dimension has a good guide here

http://globaldimension.org.uk/news/item/13660

This highlights the need for resources which encourage critical thinking, linking inequalities within a wider network of causes and consequences.

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Here is a list of some of my favourite online resources for teaching with global perspectives. I will be updating this list as I discover more:

Oxfam UK http://www.oxfam.org.uk/education/global-citizenship/global-citizenship-guides

Global Education Australia http://www.globaleducation.edu.au/

Global Dimension http://globaldimension.org.uk/

The British Council http://schoolsonline.britishcouncil.org/teacher-resources/global-learning-resources

The British Council and Ragdoll Films http://schoolsonline.britishcouncil.org/projects-and-resources/ragdoll-films

Lessons From Africa http://www.sendacow.org.uk/lessonsfromafrica/

Unicef UK http://www.unicef.org.uk/Education/Resources-Overview/Resources/

World Stories  http://www.worldstories.org.uk/

Unicef Australia and Eye See photo essays  http://www.unicef.org.au/Discover/Photo-Essays/Allowing-children-to-tell-their-own-stories.aspx

Oxfam Citizenship Guide: Teaching Controversial Issues

http://www.oxfam.org.uk/~/media/Files/Education/Teacher%20Support/Free%20Guides/teaching_controversial_issues.ashx

Fair Trade resources through Traidcraft UK 

http://www.traidcraftschools.co.uk/teaching_learning_resources

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