Images, Wall displays and Presentations
Malawi Photogallery - Images taken by students, teachers and visitors on all aspects of life in Malawi

Going Green.ppt - statistics on green issues
conflict.ppt - statistics on conflict
Peace.ppt - Quotes about peace
View from Space.ppt Quotes from astronauts after viewing the Earth from Space
Wisdom- Quotes from Andrew Zuckerman's book of global elders' wisdom | website
Holocaust - thought provocing presentation with child appropriate images with a music file


Videos
Click on stream to view an online version of the file. RIGHT CLICK MP4 and select SAVE TARGET AS to download the file onto your computer

Global Wombat - How to live in one global community stream| MP4| wombat| wombat linked
Water for Life - Why water is such a vital part of our survival and how to make best use of it stream| MP4 | website
Global Mindshift - It seems like there are many problems in the world, but relax, there's only really one. It's how we think. stream| MP4
Did you know - An update of Karl Fisch's Shift Happens presentation on the current evolution of our planet and technology stream| MP4| website
Earth 2030 - energy usage trends and actions for positive change stream| MP4
Home - we have 10 years to change the way we live, avert the depletion of natural resources and the catastrophic evolution of the Earth's climate. stream| MP4| website| Full Film stream
Climate Change - UK Advert campaign to reduce global warming stream| MP4
Fight Global Warming - USA Advert campaign to reduce global warming stream| MP4| website
Earth Hour - Global challenge to switch off your lights on 28th March stream| MP4| Website
Is Humanity Growing Up? - What is our collective level of maturity? Toddler? Teenager? Adult? Elder? Find out what most people on the planet think is the answer. stream| MP4|
Crash or Bounce? - powerful video on the choice before us: to pull apart in conflict, or to pull together in cooperation. stream| MP4
Peace One Day - What will you do to make peace on 21st September? stream| MP4 | website
Who Am I? - Students learn about who they are and share their emotions stream| wmv | website| tree diagram

Activities
Global Village - If we shrank the earth’s population to a village of precisely 100 people, what would it be like?
R U Global? – Answer the quiz to find out if you are a global citizen. What are the most important global issues and why?
The Banana Game – To introduce the banana chain. What happens to a banana before it meets the consumer and how the profits are divided
Rich/Poor - How do these statements about poverty make you feel? What do they make you think? What do they make you want to ask?
KS3 ICT - Many of our online units have a global theme
Peace - A collection of resources and links on the theme of peace
Water- A collection of resources and links on the theme of water. intro to modelling | slides: zoo | uk water | Malawi water
Human Rights - A collection of resources and links on the theme of Human Rights
Green IssuesA collection of resources and links on the theme of Green Issues


Key Dates
International Day of Peace - 21/9 - UN Website
Black History Month - October - Global Dimension Website
Holocaust Memorial Day - 27/1 - Global Dimension Website
World Book Day - 1st week in March - Global Dimension Website
Fair Trade Fortnight - March - Fair Trade Website
World Water Day - 22nd March - Global Dimension Website
Earth Hour - 28th March - Earth Hour Website
Earth Day - 22nd April - Earth Day Website
London Olympics - Education Website
Global Calendars Global Gateway events calendar | Global Dimension Calendar

Global Themes
Energy
Peace/Conflict
Human Rights
MDGs
Food
Health
Everyday Life
Environmental
Culture/Religions
Fair Trade
Natural Disasters
Weather
Water
Wealth/Poverty
Olympic Ideals
International Organisations



School Linking
Global Gateway - Etwinning portal - Find a Partner| Funding| Develop a Project| CPD
British Council International School Award - A framework for global education in your school
Flashmeeting - A free, safe video conferencing tool for schools. example session
Elanguages.org - an online collaborative platform enabling teachers to work quickly and effectively with an international partner - sharing ideas and managing projects. Example project France | Example project Japan
etwinning - eTwinning users can access a free online workspace dedicated to registered schools in Europe.
Rafi.Ki- Rafi.ki is a not-for-profit online community designed just for schools, currently secondary and middle schools.


Countries
CIA World Fact Book - the must up to date online resource on national statistics
BBC World news - Up to date world news. Type the name of a country and the keyword factfile to find specific info on any country
BBC Weather - type the name of any city in the world and get the weather
BBC Newsround - Global issues portrayed in a way that younger audiences can understand. Also has an excellent teacherssection
Malawi- A collection of resources made by Notre Dame High School as part of their linking project
Gapminder- A animated graphic representation of national statistics such as life expectancy and GDP


Other Resources
NEAD - Norfolk Education for Action and Development
Global Dimension - Links to the best global education resources
Oxfam Cool Planet - Excellent online resources based Oxfam’s work
UN Cyberschool bus - Great for UN MDGs and in lots of languages
Peace One Day – How to mark the International Day of Peace 21/9
Climate Challenge - Pratical ways to reduce global warming
BBC Newsround - Best site for internation current affairs in child speak
Elanguages.org - Site for teachers to share resources and students' work


Additional Reading, Research and Policy Resources
Global Dimension in the National Curriculum - Advice on this cross curriculum dimension
The Global Dimension in Action, QCA - A curriculum planning guide for schools
Education for Global Citizenship: A Guide for Schools, Oxfam
British Council International School Award - A framework for global education in your school


TV, Radio and Podcast
BBC World service Podcasts
TED- The world's most inspirational thinkers share their ideas


Conference and Training Resources
Images: zoo | uk water | Malawi water | wombat| wombat linked| mytree
R U Global - A presentation on how to enhance the curiculum with a global dimension.
Global Handout - A word document of key info for conference presentations