This learning journey and accompanying files was developed in conjunction with Comic Relief. It has been designed to assist in the teaching of global issues within Curriculum for Excellence as well as the new National Qualifications. It focuses on the causes, consequences and solutions to slum settlements using Nairobi in Kenya as an specific example of a worldwide problem.
The resource offers ample scope for developing geographical skills of using numerical and graphical information, mapping skills and research skills together with developing knowledge, geographical vocabulary and understanding of global environmental issues. The materials are particularly suited to enhance learning experiences within social studies, RME and health and wellbeing.