Action Energy offers schools a free survey of their current energy usage identifying low-cost and no-cost energy efficiency measures that can easily be implemented. Involving pupils in these energy projects provides an opportunity to educate them on environmental responsibility. A free advice line, website and publications are also available.
Tel: 0800 585794www.actionenergy.org.uk To mark last month's conference of Commonwealth education ministers in Edinburgh, all Scottish schools have received a free 22-minute video, Closing the Gap - Music for Life, about a Ugandan children's choir. It is also available to schools in England and Wales. Tel: JohnMcTaggart, 0131 244 7425Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Commonwealth Online is a web-based resource for 11 to 14-year-olds covering history, politics and geography: www.15ccem.com
GO GLOBAL SUPPLEMENT
To mark the launch of International Education Week, a special 16-page supplement, Go Global, can be found inside this week's TES.