Africa is not a country: using stories to explore the diverse continent of Africa
Africa is a glorious and diverse continent, but all too often it is reduced in our students’ minds to a homogenous place: this list will help you present this complex and varied continent with a more aware perspective.
These resources, aimed at GCSE and A levels (or the N5) provide interesting starting points for exploring ideas about places becoming connected as part of a global-scale system.
Challenging the myths of development and getting under the skin of the world development data
This list is accessible, contemporary and designed to encourage informed and critical thinking about world development.
How threats to water supplies vary around the world
These texts, both non-fiction and fiction, will aid the exploration of a range of areas related to water supply and stimulate students' thinking about this increasingly important issue.
Does ecotourism make a difference?
These resources will help you delve into the question of whether ecotourism makes a difference, exploring the benefits of this approach in tackling problems caused by mass tourism, exemplified by several regional case studies.
Why is there a development gap?
These resources provide teachers with a comprehensive understanding of global inequality and the reasons for it.
The Relationship between Colonialism, Imperialism and Development
This list is the ideal compendium for Geography teachers who want to expand their knowledge on how imperialism shaped both Britain and colonised countries.
The Mexican Migration Route
These resources explore the realities of poverty, the search for a better life, and real-life stories of the people behind the headlines that have occupied such a prominent space in the last few years.
The Global Impacts of Fast Fashion
The fashion industry is an engaging way in for students when studying globalisation and transnational corporations (TNCs), and these resources support them in identifying impacts and solutions.
Global Population Increase
These resources explore the threats connected with global population increase, and possible sustainable living solutions.
The Geography of Disease
For the specialist and non-specialist alike, these resources explain how disease touches multiple areas of geography, including spatial mapping, the impacts on globalisation, and how our interactions with the environment expose us to new pathogens.
Closing the Development Gap
These resources explore the commonality of economic conditions of developed countries to see what foundations are needed for development, as well as revisiting the meaning of 'development' as the term continues to evolve.
The fight for the Arctic
These resources will enable you to grow your knowledge of the Arctic’s current development situation and its past and ever-developing geopolitical issues.
The Power and Influence of Multinational Corporations
These resources critically assess the power and influence of multinationals in comparison to the nation state.
Nigeria – an example of a newly emerging economy (NEE)
If you are teaching about Nigeria as a case study, these resources will help you and your students see the nation through the eyes of those with past and present connections.
Do bus rapid transit (BRT) systems improve life for urban communities?
These case studies will prove useful to teachers and students on strategies to improve life for urban communities at GCSE level and urban management at A-level or equivalent.