Charting Change
Charting Change
Charting Change
Charting Change

Education workbooks

Highlight the amazing work that the International Development Research Centre is doing around the world to your students. Each booklet contains a copy of the blog post and several different activities to help students understand the critical role Canadian work is playing in developing nations.

A new education workbook will be added each month when new blogs are posted, so be sure to check back often!


Workbook: Vaccine victory

How a Canadian virologist created a breakthrough five-in-one livestock vaccine that could transform the lives of millions in Africa and beyond

This workbook accompanies the article Vaccine victory

Workbook: The high cost of cheap clothes

Four years after the collapse of the Rana Plaza garment factory killed more than 1,000 people in Bangladesh, a Dhaka-based think tank continues to push for wholesale changes to one of the country’s most important industries

This workbook accompanies the article The high cost of cheap clothes

Workbook: A creepy-crawly food revolution

Long considered pests, insects are now on the menu for farmed fish and poultry in Kenya and Uganda, where scientists are looking for cheaper, healthier ways to boost animal growth and develop the local economy

This workbook accompanies the article A creepy-crawly food revolution

Workbook: Mapping sexual harassment in Egypt

More than 95 per cent of women in Egypt have experienced sexual harassment at least once, but many citizens there turn a blind eye when it happens. The HarassMap project is aiming to change that attitude at home and abroad, empowering women and changing the attitudes of men in the process.

This workbook accompanies the article Mapping sexual harassment in Egypt

Workbook: Maternal health enters the information age in Peru

How the Wawared project is using technology to collect and share health data that will improve the lives of women and, perhaps eventually, everyone in the nation

This workbook accompanies the article Maternal health enters the information age in Peru

Workbook: Canada's cyber steward on digital espionage, democracy and protecting the Internet

Ron Deibert, the director of Citizen Lab, the University of Toronto's vaunted digital watchdog, explains the importance of the Cyber Stewards Network project, which supports building cybersecurity in places such as Asia, Africa and Latin America

This workbook accompanies the article Canada's cyber steward on digital espionage, democracy and protecting the Internet

Workbook: Drones on the delta

In Ghana's Volta River delta, the remotely-operated aerial vehicles are going where researchers can't to help study coastal erosion, flooding and migration

This workbook accompanies the article Drones on the delta

Workbook: Building better borders in Latin America

After years of falling behind the rest of Asia in information and communications technology, Myanmar is quickly catching up

This workbook accompanies the article Building better borders in Latin America

Workbook: Getting connected in Myanmar

After years of falling behind the rest of Asia in information and communications technology, Myanmar is quickly catching up

This workbook accompanies the article Getting connected in Myanmar

Workbook: Adapting to a new environmental reality in Morocco

How one project is helping a part of the North African country innovate to weather the effects of a changing climate

This workbook accompanies the article Adapting to a new environmental reality in Morocco

Workbook: Greening South America, one business at a time

A look at how small and medium-sized businesses on the continent are starting to play a bigger role in environmental sustainability

This workbook accompanies the article Greening South America, one business at a time

Workbook: Determining women’s destiny

How evaluating an educational program that helps women in India empower themselves could help ensure its future

This workbook accompanies the article Determining women’s destiny

Workbook: Fish for food

Exploring ways to get fish on the table in Bolivia

This workbook accompanies the article Fish for food

Workbook: The right equation for Africa

How the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences is helping shape the continent's future

This workbook accompanies the article The right equation for Africa

Workbook: Defusing the rumour mill, digitally

The text-messaging technology that’s helping quash misinformation and save lives in Kenya

This workbook accompanies the article Defusing the rumour mill, digitally

Workbook: Solar solutions

How solar-powered water pumps are helping Pakistani farmers adjust to climate change

This workbook accompanies the article Solar solutions

Workbook: Safe delivery

How one organization is using the law to improve maternal and child health in Uganda

This workbook accompanies the article Safe delivery

Workbook: Fighting malaria in Northern Peru

Changing irrigation practices to combat malaria in Northern Peru

This workbook accompanies the article Fighting malaria in Northern Peru