Poverty & healthcare 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 the government of Ivory Coast||You work for the World Health Organisation (WHO) advising governments in Africa. What steps might you recommend the government of Ivory Coast takes in order to develop a national health insurance scheme?||development; healthcare; poverty||Geography: 1.4a, 1.5a, 2.1d
|Unrest and economic development in Ivory Coast
are an economist working for the Organisation for Economic Co-operation
and Development (OECD). You have been asked to briefly summarise what effect the unrest of the decade has had on the economic development of
the Ivory Coast.
||development; economic activities
||Geography: 1.3b, 1.5a, 2.1d, 3h
|Looking for a job in Kenya|| You are a doctor
working in Nairobi’s Kenyatta National Hospital. You want to find a new
job. Where might you look for work? Why? (It might help if you can
find out what is meant by ‘brain drain’).
||population & settlement; employment; migration; population density & distribution||Geography: 1.2a, 1.4a, 1.7a, 3g
Citizenship: 1.3d, 2.2d, 3j
|Living in one of Morocco's 'tin cities'||You live in one of Morocco’s ‘tin cities’. Where might you get water from to drink?
||development; healthcare; poverty; resources; water
||Geography: 1.5a, 2.1g, 3g
|Surviving on the streets of Dakar, Senegal
||You are a child living on the streets of Dakar. What might your life be like? Describe a normal day.
poverty; population & settlement, employment, migration, population
density & distribution; population growth, urbanisation
||Geography: 1.5a, 1.7a, 2.1a
Citizenship: 3g, 3h
|Living in Soweto, South Africa
||You are a
black South African living in Soweto. In what ways has the country
changed since the end of apartheid? What changes do you think still
need to be made?
||development; inequality; poverty; population & settlement; employment
||Geography: 1.2b, 1.3b, 1.5a, 2.1g, 3g
History: 1.3a, 2.1b, 3i
Citizenship: 1.1c, 2.1a
|Differences in healthcare in South Africa
are a nurse working in Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town. What
differences might you notice if you were to visit a clinic in a more
rural part of South Africa?
||development; healthcare; inequality; poverty
||Geography: 1.2b, 1.5a, 2.1a