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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.

Welcome to Lessons from Africa – teaching resources that bring Africa to life in your school!

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The Kid's Guide to Send a Cow

The Kid's Guide to Send a Cow

The Kid's Guide to Send a Cow

This video is great for engaging students in the work of Send a Cow. It shows them the power of a Cow in an engaging and inclusive story. Suitable for all key stages and adults a like. The video can be used alongside any of our resources to help paint the picture of Send a Cow.

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Folk Tales Part II

Folk Tales Part II

Folk Tales Part II

Here we have even more Folktales and Fables from various African countries. They reveal a great deal about aspects of the culture where they originate from and can be used in Literacy lessons to highlight writing styles and narrative forms.

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Writing an African Fable

Writing an African Fable

Writing an African Fable

This KS1, 2 and 3 resource can be be used alongside our African Folktales and Fables, and engages your pupils with creating their own fable. It is a great literacy resource that really gets the creative juices flowing.

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Hopes and Dreams

Hopes and Dreams

Hopes and Dreams

This KS1 and 2 resource looks at the hopes and dreams of Malefetsane, an 11 year old boy from Lesotho. This reflective resource is great for exploring similarities between different cultures and for highlighting the realities of life in Lesotho.

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