Ghana teaching resources
KS3 Curriculum links
|Teaching in a primary school in Ghana||You are a teacher working in a primary school in rural Ghana. What challenges are you likely to face in your job?
||development; education; poverty||Geography: 1.7a, 2.1a, 3g
|Advising arable farmers in Ghana||You are an agronomist advising arable farmers in Ghana. What recommendations might you make to the farmers? Why?
||development; interdependence; economic activities; farming||Geography: 1.2a, 1.4a, 2.1d, 3h
Citizenship: 1.3c, 2.3c
|Living in Ghana
||You are a 9-year-old girl living in Ghana. Why might you be less likely to go to school than your brothers?
||development; inequality; employment
||Geography: 1.7b, 2.1a
|Minister of Land and Natural Resources in Ghana
||You have just been made Minister of Land and Natural Resources in Ghana. What changes might you make to gold mining in Ghana? Why?
||development; interdependence; poverty; economic activities; mining; resources; minerals
||Geography: 1.2b, 1.6b, 2.1g, 3h
|Travelling along the River Volta in Ghana
||You are in a boat travelling south along the River Volta. What differences might you notice in the types of farming as you travel from the north of Ghana to the south? What might explain the differences?
||economic activities; farming; ecosystems; weather & climate
||Geography: 1.2b, 1.5a, 3f
|Punting in Cambridge and mahogany from Ghana
||You run a company offering punting tours in Cambridge. You notice that very little of the mahogany out of which the punts are made comes from Ghana anymore. Why might this be?
||resources; forests; sustainable development; conservation
||Geography: 1.4b, 1.6b, 2.1d, 3h