Global Dimension

Think Global Act Local. Worth thinking about the consequences of our actions. Often hard to know what is best. "Live simply that others may simply live" perhaps. Reducing our consumption and greed for more and more stuff might throw the world into a recession, but doing nothing about trying to rebalance the way we live with the rest of the earth will probably prove fatal for much of humanity. There is a growing movement, but how can we control Globalisation and use it as a force for preservation rather than our extinction. Resurgence is full of hopeful energy.

As before look at the help and support in the National Framework. Here are a few more links.

Global Dimension Websites

www.amnesty.org.uk/ International Human Rights organisation

www.dea.org.uk Development Ed’n Assoc’n promotes education for a just and sustainable world. Also http://www.globaldimension.org.uk/

www.dep.org.uk/ Development Education Project Raising awareness of Global Issues. A hub.
www.globaleye.org.uk/index.html Global Eye RGS “Make Poverty History” Well designed, excellent photos. Pri&Sec
www.globalgang.org.uk/ Christian Aid’s site for 7 – 12 yr olds. Global citizenship.
http://www.globalgateway.org.uk/ Bringing an International Dimension to Education
www.newint.org/ New Internationalist Magazine. People, ideas, action in the fight for global justice
www.oxfam.org.uk Oxfam site www.oxfam.org.uk/coolplanet/kidsweb/ Cool Planet Kids site www.oxfam.org.uk/education/ Impressive resources for teachers
www.resurgence.org/ Aims to help create a world based on justice, equity and respect for all beings.
www.theelders.org/ The Elders: Mandela, Tutu, Branson etcHoping to be an impartial voice.
www.wwflearning.co.uk WWF site working to put sustainability at the heart of school lifewww.wwf.org.uk/gowild/index.asp   Go Wild site for kids.
www.channel4learning.com/sites/planet/   Pl@net.com Fantastic educational site with wide NGO backing & partners.
http://www.wagingpeace.org/ Nuclear Age Peace Foundation

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