Teacher Handbook

Download our Teacher Handbook for guidance on embedding GCE in your school community. 

    Subject Guidelines

    This resource aims to support teachers of Geography to teach through a global justice lens.  

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      Teacher Handbook

      Download our Teacher Handbook for guidance on embedding GCE in your school community. 

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      Subject Resources



      Tackling Current Issues, Workshop, Dec 4th 2024

      This workshop will give the right tools and right ways to educators to approach the crises that society is facing,…
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      A Global approach to Sustainability, Workshop, Sep 17th and Sep 19th 2024

      This workshop will help teachers to bring a broader global perspective to their teaching and learning. Advice will also be…
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      Human Rights Approach to Environmental Issues, Workshop, Dec 8th 2022

      An online workshop that supports teachers with how to maintain a human rights approach when exploring environmental issues.…
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      Modern Day Slavery

      The abolition of the transatlantic slave trade began 200 years ago, and many schools marked this event. However, new forms…
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      Peace keeping

      Peace and stability are central to sustainable development.…
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      Conflict and the Global Arms Trade

      The world cannot afford war. People cannot stand by while the numbers of war and environmental refugees soar, while poverty…
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      Biodiversity

      A 2019 UN report by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) has found that nature is…
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      Resource Extraction

      Countries that are rich in natural resources are often poor and suffer from high rates of inequality, corruption, human rights…
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      Sustainable Fishing

      Overfishing is the process of catching too many fish at once, so that the breeding population becomes too depleted to…
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      Marine Pollution

      Our oceans have become our dumpsters. Marine pollution threatens the health of our coasts and ocean and it comes in…
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      Climate Justice

      Climate Justice is the reality that it is those that contribute least to climate change (through their emissions) are the…
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      The Circular Economy

      The circular economy is a process of minimising waste and making the most out of finite resources to achieve sustainable…
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      Access to Markets and Industry

      Goal 9 focuses on making sure that industries and infrastructure is future-proofed and responsive to the needs of people, giving…
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      Child Labour

      For tens of millions of children around the world, their basic rights are at risk because they have to work.…
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      Energy and Human Rights

      There is a clear link between reducing the use of fossil fuels and the effects of climate change that our…
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      Water Conflict

      The conflict over water relates to the gap between demand and supply. Add in climate change, the geopolitics of water…
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      Quality Education

      Education is a public good, a global common good, a fundamental human right and a basis for guaranteeing the realisation…
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      Food & Growing

      We live in a world where over 800 million people go to bed hungry yet we produce 1.5 times enough…
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      Poverty

      Poverty is not natural; it is man-made but the way that it is spoken about and particularly how people living…
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      Land Grabs

      In today’s world landowners, agribusinesses, investors and governments want to acquire land to turn into crop plantations to make huge…
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      Racial Justice

      Racism is when an individual, group, structure or institution intentionally (or unintentionally) abuses their power to the detriment of people,…
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      Migration and Seeking Assylum

      Globally there are more people on the move than ever before. These are people who were mostly forced to flee…
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      School Gardens and Global Justice, CPD Workshop, Nov 25th 2021

      Find the recordings and the presentation of the School Gardens and Global Justice CPD workshop.…
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      Life below Water, Thematic Workshop, Dec 9th 2020

      Find the recording of the WWGS workshop for teaching about Food Security and Biodiversity in post-primary schools.…
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      Migration and Direct Provision, Thematic Workshop, Dec 1st 2020

      Find the WWGS webinar recording and resources specifically for teaching about Migration and Direct Provision (Sustainable Development Goal 10).…
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      Food Security and Biodiversity, Thematic Workshop, Nov 13th 2020

      Find the recording of the WWGS workshop for teaching about Food Security and Biodiversity in post-primary schools.…
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      Energy, Thematic Workshop, Dec 7th 2020

      Watch the recording and find the resources of the workshop on Affordable and Clean Energy Sustainable Development Goal 7.…
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      Tax and Trade, Thematic Workshop, Dec 3rd 2020

      Watch the recording and find the resources of the WWGS workshop on Tax and Trade Justice that took place in…
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      Sustainability, DeGrowth and Responsible Consumption, Thematic Workshop, Nov 25th 2020

      Watch the recording and find the resources of the WWGS thematic workshop on Sustainability, Degrowth and Responsible Consumption relating to…
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      Recycling and Waste, Thematic workshop, Nov 23rd 2020

      Find our most recent webinar recording and resource specifically for Recycling and Waste followed by additional resources to assist you.…
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      Poverty, Thematic Workshop, Nov 19th 2020

      Find our most recent webinar recording and resource specifically for Poverty followed by additional resources to assist you.…
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      Water

      Here’s a few resources you can use if you are exploring water as a theme.…
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      Geography Resources

      Here’s a few recommended resources for discussing Global Citizenship Education issues in Geography.…
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      A Sporting Chance

      An Oxfam cross curricular resource based on the Olympics but easily adaptable to other sporting events and a lot of…
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      The World Trade Game

      The World Trade Game or the Trading Game is one of the most effective simulation games to enable students realise…
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      Gap minder Sort Out Game

      A good activity from www.gapminder.org that can be used in Maths or Geography class particularly when exploring Global statistics and…
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      A Business Studies & Development Education Transition Unit

      In this resource, learners will explore some of the perspectives of people in countries effected by unfair trade, and examines…
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      How the World Works 2

      The resource provides students with the opportunity to explore how structures of poverty and inequality are maintained on a global…
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