Learning resources supporting KS2/3 children's progression in International Understanding. Incorporating Spanish, Geography and Global Citizenship, as well as other curriculum areas such as Art, Literacy, Dance, Music and Design.

Hola Perú is a range of exciting video, audio and ICT-based resources have been developed to allow learners to gain an insight into some of the people, places and traditions of this culturally and historically rich country. Opportunities are also provided for children to explore aspects of sustainable development as they are encouraged to reflect on these important issues in their role as global citizens. Both the slideshow and supporting book have been designed to be easy for teachers to use, some of whom may have only a limited knowledge of Spanish. Target audience and learning outcomes for each activity are clearly highlighted.

Hola Perú consists of a 64 page book showing the Introduction and Part 1, with a USB stick containing a PDF Workbook of all 4 Parts and a Slideshow packed with over 30 classroom sessions supported by more than 50 videos, plus audio, photographs, handouts and interactive activities.

Please note that the Slideshow is designed to be supported by a PC system, if you are a Mac user, please contact us and we will supply you with a Mac version.

The Republic of Peru (República del Perú), is a country in western South America. It is bordered on the north by Ecuador and Colombia, on the east by Brazil, on the southeast by Bolivia, on the south by Chile, and on the west by the Pacific Ocean.

Peruvian territory was home to ancient cultures, spanning from the Norte Chico civilization, one of the oldest in the world, to the Inca Empire. The Spanish Empire conquered the region in the 16th century. Peru achieved independence in 1821.

Its geography varies from the arid plains of the Pacific coast to the peaks of the Andes Mountains and the tropical forests of the Amazon Basin.

It is a developing country with a high Human Development Index score and a poverty level around 31%.

Its main economic activities include agriculture, fishing, mining, and manufacturing of products such as textiles.

The Peruvian population, estimated at 29.5 million, is multiethnic, including Amerindians, Europeans, Africans, and Asians. The main spoken language is Spanish.

This mixture of cultural traditions has resulted in a wide diversity of expressions in fields such as art, cuisine, literature, and music.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peru

 

millenium development goals imageHola Peru supports eight millenium development goals, devised by the United Nations Development Programme.

  • Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
  • Achieve universal primary education
  • Promote gender equality and empower women
  • Reduce child mortality
  • Improve maternal health
  • Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases
  • Ensure environmental sustainability
  • Global partnership for development 

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