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The award-winning Lessons from Africa, from Send a Cow, offers a collection of FREE curriculum led teaching resources that bring Africa and global learning to life in your school.

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Ramadan and Lent

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Ramadan and Lent

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Ramadan and Lent

This resource can be used to show your pupils the similarities and differences between Ramadan and Lent. It focuses on the religious importance of Ramadan and Lent and encourages pupils to reflect on what it means, and how they can make a difference during these fasting periods. It also includes an activity based around "Jesus in the Desert" and engages students with the context of the story.

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Live Below the Line

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Live Below the Line

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Live Below the Line

These KS2, 3 and 4 resources teach your students about the reality of poverty in Burundi, the hungriest country in the world. In coincides with the Send a Cow Live Below the Line Challenge, in which schools and teachers can fundraise for families in Burundi. These resources cover maths, english, science, geography and PSHE.

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A Day in the Life - Literacy

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A Day in the Life - Literacy

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A Day in the Life - Literacy

This resource helps compare a typical day of a pupil in Lesotho with a pupil in your classroom. It does this with a range of literacy activities, including comprehension, clauses, paragraphs and punctuation. It draws on aspects of RE by asking students to reflect on what is important to them in their lives.

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The Story of Malala Yousafzai

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The Story of Malala Yousafzai

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The Story of Malala Yousafzai

This is a series of KS2, 3 and 4 global citizenship and English resources that explores the life story of Malala Yousafzai. It engages students with with her role in bringing equality in education worldwide, by telling her brave story.

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