Beyond the horizon: how much do British children know and care about issues concerning developing countries?

Beyond the horizon: how much do British children know and care about issues concerning developing countries?

Article from the Development Education Journal Vol. 7.2.

Do children in the UK really care about poverty, human rights abuses, and global inequities? Would they sacrifice some of their own privileges to achieve a more equitable world? Here David Peaty comments on three recent surveys concerning children’s knowledge of and attitudes towards developing countries, and challenges schools to take a leading role in increasing young people’s awareness and commitment.

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