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Window on the World

This resource, designed for primary school teachers, looks at the effects of climate change around the world and close to home.

Briefing paper: 'Sinking Cities, Rising Seas'

What this paper is about This paper looks at eight city case studies across Asia, Africa, the UK and the United States, including cities most vulnerable to climate change. It explores: some of the underlying reasons for those cities' vulnerability the additional impact that climate change will have on their people

Fair enough? Talking about aid and development

A resource for Modern Studies teachers which examines the differences between international aid and development through games and workshops.

Inequality and the state

This paper uses Christian Aid’s programme and policy experience to look at the relationship between inequality and development.

Can tax challenge bad governance? 

Argues that while there are no rules about what sort of tax system is best for governance, there are clear policy implications for donors and NGOs.

Disaster strikes curriculum links

Curriculum links Geography/Environmental Studies Geographical enquiry and skills/Knowledge and understanding of places/Knowledge and understanding of environmental change and sustainability/Themes of water, settlements and environmental issues RE/RME Study the work of a Christian charity/Stewardship/Caring for our world PSHE/PSD/PSE/Citizenship Participation/Responsibilities/Global awareness/Global citizenship English Speaking and listening/Reading/Writing Please download this document for full curriculum links.

What’s faith got to do with world issues?

This lesson features an interview with Rowan Williams, former Archbishop of Canterbury, and the current Chair of Christian Aid.

What kind of charity is Christian Aid?

This lesson considers Christian Aid’s foundations as a Christian charity, with reference to biblical teachings.

What is the point of modern Christian mission?

This lesson explores the history of Christian mission, and different definitions of that word today. It considers the extent to which Christian Aid, a charity that expressly does not proselytize, might be said to engage in modern Christian mission.

What is ‘evil’? Is there a solution to suffering?

This lesson explores the problems of evil and suffering in a Christian context. Students are encouraged to consider different forms of evil and to debate whether suffering is gendered.