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One World, Our World storybook

Added: 22 Dec 2016 Contributor: Clare Quigley Resource type: Reference

One World Our World is a storybook for 10-12 year olds on five of Irish Aid’s partner countries - Ethiopia, Lesotho, Mozambique, Tanzania and Vietnam. The illustrated book contains five stories, one from each of these countries. As well as case studies this storybook includes maps, fact files, general country information and a ‘what we do’ feature about Irish Aid’s work.

How it maps to the curriculum

SESE Geography

Strand: Human Environments

Strand unit: Trade & Development

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • acquire some knowledge of the origins, work and Irish involvement in some major international organisations
  • come to appreciate the inequalities between the developed and the developing world
  • examine the work of relief agencies and become aware of Irish involvement in them

Suggestions for use: This book could be used as a reference for project work in class. Children could be split into groups with each group given the task of completing a project on one of the countries in the book - Ethiopia, Lesotho, Mozambique, Tanzania or Vietnam.

Meta information

  • Asset type: Document
  • Language: English
  • Rights: All rights reserved
  • Cost: No
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