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Development and health - teacher resource

This teaching sequence provides activities for students that link to a range of online resources, particularly the BBC website Development and health. It assists teachers to use particular websites and online tools that underpin learning and lines of inquiry. Students develop an understanding of the different dimensions ...

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Jungle Road, 1963: Civil administration training

This promotional clip shows scenes depicting the contribution made by the Australian civil administration in training Papua New Guineans and supporting the economic development of Papua New Guinea. In colour and accompanied by background music and a voice-over, the clip shows teachers and students at a posts-and-telegraph ...

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Molly's world

This is a four-page PDF lesson plan created by the World Food Programme for International Women's Day. It explores the influences and challenges facing girls across the globe through a series of videos taken by a 13-year-old girl, Molly, about her life in the Mathare slum of Nairobi, Kenya. Students use her videos and other ...

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World Food Programme: photos

This is a multilayered web page series, produced by the World Food Programme (WFP), that provides a portal for viewing and searching WFP photographs and image galleries. The front page includes a short series of featured photos as well as links to a large number of photo galleries. All photos and galleries include tagged ...

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Hunger

This is a multilayered web page series produced by the World Food Programme (WFP) and focusing on the issue of hunger across the world. The front page provides a definition of world hunger that refers to the Millennium Development Goals. Further information pages include 'What is hunger?' 'Who are the hungry?' 'What causes ...

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Food security analysis

This is a multilayered web page series produced by the World Food Programme (WFP), focusing on food security intervention and analysis conducted by the WFP across the world. The front page includes a definition of food security analysis, commonly known as vulnerability analysis and mapping; links to aspects of the WFP's ...

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World Food Programme: countries

This is a multilayered web page series produced by the World Food Programme (WFP) that comprises sections on individual countries where the WFP works in Asia, Africa, the Americas and the Middle East. The front page for each country includes links to an overview of the challenges it faces, information on WFP operations ...

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Where is Asia? Take our satelite test

This is a geographical picture quiz asking users to identify 20 well-known sites in Asia. The quiz uses images from Google Earth, each accompanied by a question so that the viewer can try to work out its location. Each photograph is a remote satellite image revealing only the patterns of the Earth as clues to the location's ...

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Australian aid in Indonesia

This is a case study about Australian aid in Indonesia. The resource includes an introduction,reasons for Australian-Indonesian aid, the Australia-Indonesia Partnership for Reconstruction and Development and proposed aid outcomes. The top menu bar provides a content tab that includes all the information in the resource ...

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Data: GDP

This resource is a multilayered web page focusing on a range of economic data produced by the World Bank. The home page alphabetically lists the gross domestic product (GDP) of all World Bank member countries and other economies with populations of more than 30,000 between 1980 and 2012. The data can be viewed as a table, ...

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Global economic prospects: South Asia

This resource is a web page produced by the World Bank analysing the current and future economic growth of South Asia from 2012 to 2015. It includes a short video of a World Bank economist providing an economic forecast for the region. A full regional analysis may be downloaded as a PDF. There are further links to economic ...

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Country comparison: telephones - mobile cellular

This resource is a list of the number of mobile cellular telephone subscribers for 216 countries; it also links to additional important information about each country. The list is presented in ranking order from highest to lowest and includes: the ranking number; the name of the country; the number of mobile cellular telephones; ...

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Country comparison: internet users

This resource is a list of the number of users that access the internet for 217 countries; it also links to additional important information about each country. The list is presented in ranking order from highest to lowest and includes: the ranking number; the name of the country; the number of internet users; and the date ...

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Phantom statistic

This is a video about the importance of collecting statistics on the role of women in agriculture in developing countries. The video explains that gender-specific data is typically missing for several reasons including the survey methodology used to collect the data, and refers to specific examples where different methodologies ...