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To buy…

At CDEC we stock a range of books and activity packs suitable for all ages – from early years to secondary – and endeavour to keep our selection of books both relevant and current.  Many of the books available to buy from us can be purchased directly from our page on Amazon.

Over the years we have also produced our own publications: these are listed below and are available to purchase directly from our Ambleside Office via or phone 015394 31602.

If you are a school or other organisation and need to be invoiced for payment, please contact us directly to purchase any of our books listed on either site.


Meet Zogg  £10  
Meet Zogg is a beautifully illustrated KS1 big book that focusses on global citizenship. Themes include: waste, recycling and sustainable development, respecting diversity and games around the world.  This book is full of ideas, activities and discussion points. Here’s an example of how a school used this resource: Opening Young Minds to Diversity


Another Spanner in the Works  £10
This book describes how teachers can challenge attitudes and help children develop respect for diversity.  It offers a mix of practice in mainly white schools and practical sections on uncovering the attitudes held by teachers, governors, support staff and children.


 A Survival Pack for Future Citizens £5 (special offer price)
This pack is designed to support teachers in the delivery of global citizenship at KS2 through the theme of ‘needs and wants’ and four key topics of food and water, shelter, sustainable development and refugees.  A CD accompanies the pack which includes lesson plans, worksheets and a photographic database.



Treading Lightly  £5  (special offer price)                                                This pack is made up of activity cards which give inspiring information on sustainable development related activities. The activities often have a focus on the outdoors using the environment as a resource to enhance learning.




Exploring Values   – currently out of stock                                              This resource is designed to support KS3 & 4 teachers in the delivery of Global Citizenship through the themes of values and identity. The resource includes case studies from Cumbria and Lesotho.  A CD accompanies the pack which includes lesson plans, worksheets and a photographic database.



Philosophy for Global Citizenship  – currently out of stock
This handbook considers successful ways in which the P4C approach can support the teaching and learning of Global Citizenship, and includes case studies from Cumbrian schools, practical advice, resource lists and website addresses.



Poverty to Prosperity Challenge Pack £5 (special offer price)
This teaching resource is designed to complement the Citizenship, Geography and RS curriculum, and it can also support community cohesion, active citizenship, critical thinking and greater environmental understanding. The two themes of ‘Biodiversity & Poverty’ and ‘Climate Change & Economy’ are covered with five lessons each, and they can be    run as one unit of work or as stand alone lessons.
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