Young people everywhere are living in a fast changing world, which faces many social and environmental challenges. This resource was created by and for teachers to support work on some key issues : food and hunger, poverty and wealth, and sustainable development. They offer ‘lenses’ through which to view these issues and ideas for constructive action on the local and global stage.

This resource and the supporting materials are available in English and Spanish

To access the Spanish language materials, go to:


‘Global learning lenses on the world’ is the result of a three year project ‘Young people on the global stage: their education and influence’. This was funded by the European Union and involved teachers and young people in The Gambia, Kenya, Spain, Germany and the UK.

This document has been produced with the financial assistance of the European Union. The contents of this document are the sole responsibility of Tide~ global learning and can under no circumstances be regarded as reflecting the position of the European Union.