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Learning about….Resources and web-links for the classroom

Food for Life
http://www.foodforlife.org.uk/
A network of schools and communities across England committed to transforming food culture in the interests of health.  “Together we will revolutionise school meals, reconnect young people with farms and inspire families to cook and grow food”.

Plan for Change: Malaria Toolkit
plancanada.ca/downloads/planyouth/malaria-toolkit.pdf
This education toolkit from Plan Canada aims to help you explore the issue of malaria, which continues to be one of the leading causes of death in children under five.

Seeing through the spin
www.risc.org.uk/education/resources/risc-publications
A comprehensive and imaginative resource pack from Baby Milk Action designed to help students to develop the critical skills needed to deconstruct public relations messages from a range of commercial and non-governmental organisations.

Moriom’s Story
http://globaldimension.org.uk/members/login?ReturnUrl=/resources/item/2167
Free but log-in required.
This resource is the result of collaboration between Marie Stopes International and Think Global. It consists of a lesson plan based around a short film. The film tells the story of Moriom, a young woman from the Kishoreganj region of Bangladesh, who nearly died because she wasn’t able to access maternal healthcare.

Food for Thought – Leicester Massaya Link Group
http://leicestermasayalink.org.uk/index.php/home/education-and-resources/food-for-thought/
Food for Thought is a collaborative education project between Leicester and the twin city of Massaya, Nicaragua,   in order to make connections between the various stages of food and commodity production and development issues.  You can visit the Botanical Gardens and tap into some wonderful resources.