Link Ethiopia’s collection of FREE curriculum focused teaching resources brings Ethiopia and Africa to life, and is a great way to introduce some global learning into your school classroom!
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This resource examines the history of cholera in the UK and explores the issue of cholera that many developing countries still face today. They will learn what cholera is, how it is spread and the situation with cholera today, whilst also understanding the connection between the spread of cholera and inadequate access to water and sanitation. Students will investigate maps and data to draw conclusions and understand how maps can be used to plot the progress of a disease and uncover its source.
- Cholera around the world – Presentation (KS3/KS4)
- Facts about Cholera – Presentation (KS3/KS4)
- John Snow – Presentation (KS3/KS4)
- Cholera – Lesson Plan (KS3/KS4)
- Handout 1 - Cholera Investigation
- Handout 2 - John Snow and the broad street pump
- Handout 3 - Broad street pump outbreak
- Handout 4 - Question Sheet
- Handout 5 - Global water crisis - reading
- Handout 6 - Global water crisis - chart
- Cholera (all files combined)
In this role play game students must agree upon the contents for an international treaty on climate change that would see global warming limited to 2°C above pre-industrial levels. Countries are hoping to come to a climate change agreement in 2015. Students need to consider the needs and concerns of all members of the group.
Students learn about the different types of clothing sold by market traders in Ethiopia and compare this with clothing sold in UK markets in order to identify similarities and differences. KS3/KS4 are also able to consider the impacts of globalisation on the clothing trade.
- Clothing Traders – Lesson Plan (KS1) - Traders in Ethiopia & UK
- Clothing Traders – Lesson Plan (KS2) - Traders in Ethiopia & UK
- Clothing traders – Worksheet (KS2)
- Clothing Traders – Lesson Plan (KS3)
- Clothing traders – Worksheet (KS3)
- KS1 Clothing Traders (all files combined)
- KS2 Clothing Traders (all files combined)
- KS3 Clothing Traders (all files combined)
Students learn about two big sporting events that take place in Ethiopia and compare them to the Olympics. After learning about the events, they carry out a group ranking activity to explore what they consider important in a major sporting event.
Connecting Classrooms is designed to help young people to develop the knowledge, skills and values to live and work in a globalised economy, and contribute responsibly both locally and globally.
The new Connecting Classrooms programme was officially launched by the British Council and the UK Department for International Development on 24 June 2015.
This DFID funded scheme has information about grants for exchange visits between link schools, CPD opportunities, and information about accreditation through the International Schools Award.
For further information, click on following link: Connecting Classrooms
Local support is available from DECs, which are independent local centres, and other Think Global members. They aim to raise the profile of global issues and encourage positive local action for global change. They can help to lighten the workload and increase people’s knowledge and understanding. Services they offer may include:
- learning programmes
- training and workshops
- resources libraries
- talks and lessons
- support and advice
- teaching ideas.
For further information, click on the following link: Development Education Centres
Link Ethiopia’s teacher training programme supporting the better integration and support of students with disabilities.
This lesson plan has been designed especially for the following curriculum areas: climate change, weather & climate, climate zones, global and citizenship education, sustainability and the environment. This lesson plan focuses on discussing and learning about the El Niño phenomenon, using examples from the UK and Ethiopia in 2015, as well as exploring drought as an environmental and humanitarian phenomenon in the Ethiopian context.
The issue is handled in the broader context linked to climate change, and involves photo analysis, classroom discussion and reflection, mind-mapping and poster creation exercises that can be adapted and incorporated into the regular curriculum.
- KS1/2 – Drought & El Niño Teaching Objectives
- KS1/2 – Drought & El Niño Lesson Plan
- KS1/2 – Drought & El Niño Presentation
- KS1/2 – Drought & El Niño – All files
- KS3/4 – Drought & El Niño Teaching Objectives
- KS3/4 – Drought & El Niño Lesson Plan
- KS3/4 – Drought & El Niño Presentation
- KS3/4 – Drought & El Niño – All files
Why not take action on an environmental issue? You could challenge your students to investigate ways of making your school more environmentally friendly and raise awareness in your community. There are plenty of organisations which can support you.
SEED’s Sustainable Schools program supports schools to become more sustainable. Their website contains numerous resources to learn about the issues and toolkits to improve sustainability in your school.