How are we connected to the rest of the world? Helping pupils explore these connections will go some way to explain why development is not a simple matter. Our choices and actions have an impact not just locally but globally and often the impact is to the detriment of those living in less economically developed countries.
Thinking about food miles; where the components of clothing and goods come from; investigating the conditions of workers that produce those goods in other parts of the world; travel, trade and communications are all ways to begin to explore globalisation.
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