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Health – Teaching about…

Health
Teaching about….Resources and web-links for the teacher

  • Hands on Health
    www.hands-on-health.org.au
    This resource real-world case studies from Oxfam’s work with Indigenous communities in Australia and overseas and has learning activities to engage students on issues of Australian and global health and human development.  Good for adult background reading.
  •  Sustainable Development Goals
    www.globalgoals.org
    ‘On September 25th 2015, 193 world leaders will commit to 17 Global Goals to achieve 3 extraordinary things in the next 15 years. End extreme poverty. Fight inequality & injustice. Fix climate change. The Global Goals for sustainable development could get these things done. In all countries. For all people.’  Find out more about how these ambitious goals are taking shape here.
  • The Media in Education Trust (MIET)
    http://www.miet.co.za/
    MIET Africa is a not-for-profit organization based in South Africa with a strong presence in the SADC Region (Southern African Development Community). It realizes its purpose of improving the lives of children by contributing to quality teaching and learning. MIET Africa prides itself on being an African NGO and an innovator of education approaches that focus on the challenges faced by children in rural areas. It has pioneered many new models and programmes, and its influence now extends beyond South Africa and into Africa.  The work of MIET using schools as centres of support and care won a global award in 2008.
  • State of the World Atlas
    shop.newint.org/uk/   £14.99   ISBN: 9781780261218
    This book, published by New Internationalist, features over 50 thematic world maps, with many about health issues, which graphically analyse every key indicator and vital statistic of modern life, from wealth and power, war and peace through to rights and the environment.   
  • Ask the Expert: HIV and AIDS, Dr Ruth Evans, Royal Geographical Society with IBG.
    http://www.rgs.org/OurWork/Schools/School+Members+Area/Ask+the+experts/HIV+and+AIDS.htm
    A growing series of interviews and questions and answers (Q&As) from leading geographical experts and practitioners on a variety of topics.  Experts in their field, many of these interviews have health implications.  The link above will take you to an interview on HIV and AIDS with Dr Ruth Evans.