These resources allow teachers to celebrate Black History Month at Key Stage 3 & 4 levels. Some of the resources were used under the Department of Education, Licence to Cook Project. They are an interesting way of getting students interested in the culinary culture of peoples from diverse parts of the world.
These resources constitute a pathfinder guide for young people on the threshold of adulthood. The White Georgette Blouse is something of a cautionary tale whilst the diary of an Aid Worker is global in its perspective
These resources are a pathfinder guide for teachers who want to train classroom assistants or NVQ students about the importance of storytelling in the education of children. The resources also allow teachers to deliver robust storytelling workshops to Key Stage 1 and 2 pupils during Black History Month or Literacy Hour
The resource exposes children to the cultural cuisine of North African people and gives an insight into a convivial family feast or setting. It is a resource that is colourful and ideal for use during Black History Month. It is possible to use it as follow on work for the book "Seluwa of the Fulani People"
The cookery activity celebrates Black History Month and establishes West African culinary culture as a Vegetarian Paradise. Plantains are becoming increasingly popular. They're rich in iron and are extremely delicious as a compliment to many carbohydrate dishes. Many young people however do not know how to cook fried plantains effectively. This is a simple guide as to how to fry plantains.
Beans are a very good source of plant protein. This tossed bean salad is very nourishing and yet extremely easy to prepare. It is a lovely salad that can be enjoyed all year round. Beans are one of West Africa's most popular mystical foods. In Nigeria, beans are said to be the most mystical food of twins.
This is a Black History Month Resource which describes the medicinal properties of the palm fruit. Palm oil is widely used in West African cuisine, and appears in very many food items, produced within the British Food Industry. A ready example being digestive biscuit.
Palm oil is used in West African cuisine to eradicate toxins and free floating radicals in the body. This article about Palm Oil is rather interesting and can be used to celebrate West Africa's culinary culture at its best during Black History Month.
A complete teachers resource that enables teachers worldwide to teach the Transatlantic Slave Trade with sensitivity, empathy and the role played by black and white abolitionists to end the Slave Trade.
This is a description of interesting activities, that can be made available to pupils during Black History Month. The workshop is a combination of storytelling activities for pupils at Key Stage 2, 3 and 4. There is also a step-by-step pictorial description of how to cook a popular West African rice dish called Jollof Rice.
Jollof rice is the progenitor of the popular African-American dish "Jambalaya". It was taken by West African women into the diaspora of North and South America. Varieties of this rice dish exist or occur in other culinary cultures. The Asians call their version of Jollof Rice "Pilau Rice". The Italians call theirs "Risotto" and the Russians have a similar "Plov"
The story of Kadeja is a haunting tale about the capture of a Fulani princess as she travelled through the African rainforest to her betrothed; the heir of the Ashanti throne.
The book is an engaging tale about the ardent love and aspiration of 2 young people. The work is nevertheless a crucial teaching resource for Key Stage 2 and 3 History lessons about the Transatlantic Slave Trade.
The book “Kadeja the Fulani Pearl Queen” is a concise teaching resource andenables teachers deliver excellentlessons about the Slave Trade. The book in its appendix section, examines the impact the trade had on different aspects of African life.
There are many fables and children's stories about Sub-Saharan Africa. Teachers however find it difficult to find fables or children's stories that depict the North African way of life and its Arab dominated culture. Seluwa of the Fulani people, tells us about the sense of community and camaraderie that exists amongst desert dwellers and travellers. Seluwa's tale has been described as both contemporary and enchanting. It is a tale, which lends us an insight into the alluring beauty of the desert and its Oasis regions.