Publications support ~ Global learning in primary schools, website links & resources

Links to websites, and key publications mentioned in the text of the publication Global learning in primary schools can be found here.

Click on the chapter headings below to see the resources for that section.

Introductory section

Key documentation:

The global dimension in action, Use the search facility at www.qca.org.uk

The primary review, www.primaryreview.org.uk

Just Linking ~ A handbook for linking schools, Published by Leeds Development Education Centre, ISBN: 9780955003882

Can be obtained from Oxfam Education Website, http://www.oxfam.org.uk/education or from Leeds DEC, email: resources@leedsdec.org.uk

1: Me … my identity and my learning needs

SEAL [Social and Emotional Aspects of Learning], www.bandapilot.org.uk/primary/

Philosophy for children, www.sapere.net

Reggio Emilia [Italy], http://zerosei.comune.re.it

Benjamin Zephaniah website, www.benjaminzephaniah.com

Family album ~ photos and activities to explore family issues, Published by Tide~ global learning

Just Linking ~ A handbook for linking schools, Published by Leeds Development Education Centre, ISBN: 9780955003882
Can be obtained from Oxfam Education Website, http://www.oxfam.org.uk/education or from Leeds DEC, email: resources@leedsdec.org.uk

A different story ~ literacy to open up the world at KS2, Published by Tide~ global learning

Start with a story ~ supporting young children’s exploration of issues, Published by Tide~ global learning

See article Using story for details of the story books featured in this section

2: Understanding social connections

Learning journeys
Published by Language Alive! and Tide~ global learning

3: Understanding commonality        

A different story ~ literacy to open up the world at KS2, Published by Tide~ global learning

Window by Jeannie Baker, Published by Walker Books, ISBN 9780744594867, www.walker.co.uk

Boy Overboard by Morris Gleitzman, Published by Puffin Books, ISBN 9780141316253, www.puffin.co.uk

Teaching Geography in Primary Schools by Fran Martin, Published by Chris Kington Publishing, ISBN 18999857834
www.teachingexpertise.com/area/geography

From dawn to dusk, Series of non-fiction books set in various countries, Published by Frances Lincoln
http://www.franceslincoln.com/index.php?page=results&biccode=656&c=1

Water issues ~ local & global, Published by Tide~ global learning

4. Understanding interdependence

Writing our past, Published by Tide~ global learning

Jamaica ~ out of many, one people, Published by Tide~ global learning

5: Understanding participation

GLOBE programme, www.globe.org.uk

Water Maths, www.oxfam.org.uk/education/resources/water_for_all

Thinking through climate change, www.wmnet.org.uk/

Environmental footprints, www.footprintnetwork.org

Plastic carrier bags, www.environ.ie/en/Environment/Waste/PlasticBags

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plastic_shopping_bag

Case studies on zero waste, www.zeri.org

House made of recycled tyres, http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/3655022.stm

‘Earthship’  homes, www.greenhomebuilding.com/earthship.htm

Wastewatch, www.wastewatch.org.uk

Climate change ~ local & global, Published by Tide~ global learning

21st century debates: Waste, recycling and reuse by Rob Bowden
Published by Hodder Wayland
ISBN: 978 0 7502 3819 9, www.waylandbooks.co.uk

Global learning ~ key resources

The global dimension in action, ~ A curriculum planning guide for schools, QCA 2007
Use the search engine at www.qca.org.uk

Global dimension website, www.globaldimension.org.uk

Oxfam education website, www.oxfam.org.uk/education

Geographical Association website, www.geography.org.uk

Trentham Books, www.trentham-books.co.uk

Teaching Geography in Primary Schools by Fran Martin, Published by Chris Kington Publishing
ISBN 18999857834

Here, there and everywhere ~ belonging, identity and equality in schools, by Robin Richardson
Published by Trentham Books, ISBN: 9781858563435
www.trentham-books.co.uk

Young children & global citizenship, Published by Tide~ global learning