Teaching and learning
Teacher resources to encourage a global
perspective across the curriculum
Global issues expanded
Water and sanitation
Federated States of Micronesia
Papua New Guinea
Aquaculture in Thailand
In north-east Thailand local communities are improving their food security and health through fish farming.
Batik cooperative empowers women
A batik cooperative in Gulurejo village in Indonesia has developed new practices and improved the women members’ livelihoods.
Biological control in Papua New Guinea
After water hyacinths clogged waterways along the Sepik River in Papua New Guinea, scientists and community members used a combination of weed removal and weevils to clear the weed.
Building peace in Sierra Leone
A Peace Education Kit has taught teachers and children in Sierra Leone skills in building peace, helping the whole community to recover from civil war.
Child-friendly schools in Mozambique
Child-friendly schools create safe and inclusive learning environments for all students, with a particular focus on girls.
Combating malaria in Solomon Islands
A multi-pronged approach to combating malaria is improving life and development for people in Solomon Islands.
Community-led sanitation in Bangladesh
Villagers in Bangladesh worked together to change the habit of open defecation. Their success has inspired many others around the world.
Confronting corruption in Nigeria
Dr Dora Akunyili is a dedicated and strong woman is confronting corruption in the pharmaceutical industry in Nigeria.
Conserving tree kangaroos
Holistic development is improving health and protecting the environment and endangered tree kangaroos in Papua New Guinea.
Cultural change in Solomon Islands
Learning about human rights is empowering women to speak out and improve equality in Solomon Islands.
Drought in Tuvalu
Climate change is increasing the variability in rainfall, so improving storage and changing behaviours are important to help ensure water security and reduce the impact of drought.
Educating girls in Pakistan
Special activities to address the reasons children, especially girls, do not attend school are improving education.
Empowerment of literacy
Empowering women through literacy and education in Timor-Leste benefits the whole community.
Integrated mine action in Cambodia
Recovering from landmines and unexploded ordnance involves a lengthy process of clearance, medical care, education and rebuilding lives.
Mekong Delta water and sanitation
Developing water and sanitation systems has improved the health of people living along the Mekong River, and the local economy.
Refugee camps on the Thailand–Myanmar border have been home to displaced minority groups for many years.
People conserving Asian turtles
New programs are addressing uncontrolled use of turtles for food, traditional medicine, pets and jewellery: all practices that threaten turtle extinction.
Reversing desertification in China
Changing land and water use practices in Inner Mongolia, China are helping reverse desertification and reduce poverty.
Traditional rice production is backbreaking work and often has low yields.
Saving lives with disaster preparedness
Villagers in the earthquake-prone islands off the coast of Sumatra, Indonesia, were trained to respond to earthquakes, helping prevent the loss of life in the 2007 earthquake.
Silk tais production in Timor-Leste
In Timor-Leste, traditional knowledge is used in new ways to produce silk tais, helping villagers reduce poverty.
South Pacific sea level monitoring
Sea level monitoring stations in the south-west Pacific are collecting data to assist nations to prepare for climate change.
Sustainable living from logged forests in Papua New Guinea
Villagers living near logged forests are learning to manage the remaining trees sustainably and earn an ongoing income.
Sweet potato diversity in Papua New Guinea
In Papua New Guinea farmers are involved in the selection of new sweet potato varieties to improve their food security.
Tackling tuberculosis in Kiribati
As part of the Directly Observed Treatment Strategy (DOTS) in Kiribati, specialist nurses travel to supervise the treatment of tuberculosis.
The winds of change: school-based water, sanitation and hygiene in the Philippines
Governments and non-government organisations are working together to improve access to water and sanitation which in turn improves health and disaster preparedness.
Tourism for development in Bhutan
The tiny kingdom of Bhutan is trying to balance maintaining its traditional cultures with the improvements that connecting to the world can bring.
Urban sanitation in India
Bangalore, India, is expanding so rapidly that many people live in informal settlements or slums with inadequate access to water and sanitation.
Wells and pumps in Niger
In low-rainfall, drought-prone Niger a deep well and pump reduces the difficult job of collecting water.