* With the launch of National Monuments Record Education Services, teachers of key stages 2 and 3 geography and history can now order aerial photographs and listed buildings information for their local area. The related Teacher's Handbook for Local Studies features activities using NMR resource packs. Details from NMR Centre, Great Western Village, Kemble Drive, Swindon SN2 2GZ, tel: 01793 414600; e-mail: * The Green School in drought-prone Andhra Pradesh, India, is featured in Christian Aid's primary pack, Bare Necessities for Life, due out in January. The school "teaches geography through the window" and con-serves resources through its carefully-designed garden and sandstone buildings. Pupils are taught gardening skills alongside the academic curriculum to equip them for earning a living. Pounds 4.99 from: Emma Kerby Evans, Supporter Relations, Christian Aid, PO Box 100, London SE1 7RT, tel: 0171 523 2229; e-mail:

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