Sunday, 8 February 2009

Why is there still a development gap?

Some general development-related links that will help with your mini-lessons:

Developments Magazine
World Development Movement
UK Department for International Development

(This is only meant to be a starting point - it's by no means a definitive list! If you find any more that will be useful, leave a comment to share them with everyone else, or email me the URL and I will add to the post.)


Apologies for the lack of updates since the DME.

We spent a lesson considering why some parts of the world are more developed than others, and talked about the "rich north and poor south" and the Brandt Line. We also thought about different indicators of development, and whether some of these are more useful than others.

We had a lesson in the computer room to explore the fantastic Gapminder and some of you identified some really interesting patterns and relationships: