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* The British Council's Windows on the World website ( details opportunities for linking in all countries including Europe, grants available, support and training. Tel: 020 7389 4359 (England and Wales), 0131 447 8024 (Scotland), or 028 9024 8220 (Northern Ireland).

* The Global School Partnership also has its own website, www.british council.orgglobalschools.

* The Department for International Development has a website dedicated to global issues for schools at It includes a database of resources for teachers.

* Development Education Centres are regionally organised. The website www.globalfootprints.orghomedecs.htm lists locations and contacts for local offices.

* UK One World Linking Association ( Tel: 01672 861001.

* Link Community Development ( Tel: 020 7691 1818.

* Development Education Association ( Tel: 020 7490 8108.

* Oxfam publishes a global citizenship curriculum and offers support and resources for teachers ( teachersindex). Tel: 01865 311311 for details of its development education programme.

* Japan 21 ( Tel: 020 7630 5552.

* Yorkshire and Humberside Global Schools Association (

* Voluntary Service Overseas (

* "Overseas Twinning (Taking part)", by Sally Hewitt (Franklin Watts, pound;10.99).The story of a link between a south London primary and a school in Ghana.

* The EU's education programme, Socrates, has a detailed website at www.socrates-uk.

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