Sources, References, Articles and LinksIncluded in this section are links to websites with useful information. This could be information directly related to debt and poverty, about where to find a book or video, or something else again. There is extensive overlap with other areas in the Education section of the site, but hopefully having all the links grouped together will also be helpful. Note: these links will open in a new window.
Jubilee Debt Campaign is not responsible for the content of external internet sites. The Global Rich List is a simple but thought-provoking site showing how rich we really are, when compared to the rest of the world. A good starting point for discussion, or as a lead-in to another related exercise. VSO (Voluntary Service Overseas) has a Global Educators' Register, which is a database of former VSO volunteers who are keen to use their international experience to promote global awareness in the classroom, and can help develop Global School Partnerships. TEAR Australia's 'ultimate simulation challenge', called Slum Survivor, has been run successfully in many different contexts. Click here to go straight to their 2006 photo album. Stir your world is an action page linked to World Vision Australia. They have a section on debt which has some great content. Some is Australia-focused but much of it is of general interest. Jubilee Scotland's Education section is a good source of resources, although much of their material is available here as well. The Debt and Development Coalition Ireland has a schools section which you may find useful. The World Factbook has exhaustive country information and is updated regularly. A list of poverty and debt-related facts and statistics can be found on the Global Issues website; all are well-referenced. They also have a good article on how Third World Debt Undermines Development. Oxfam's Cool Planet for kids has some great resources for all aspects of social justice, including debt. CAFOD's resources for primary schools includes information on the Millennium Development Goals and Aid, debt and trade, among other topics. CAFOD also has material for use with secondary schools, including a section on Aid, debt and trade. The map gap is a BBC article about the problem of making accurate world maps, and could be useful with some of the suggestions made for linking debt and Geography in our Getting Into Debt in Education document available here. The Global Dimension contains many different resources and ideas for bringing global issues into the classroom.