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Development Education activity packs, 1977-1978 and n.d. [mid 1970s - early 1980s]

MS.Oxfam DEV/7/1/3

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  1. 'Intermediate Technology Design Problem' series, 1977 and n.d. [mid 1970s-early 1980s]
  2. 'Appropriate Technology Design Problem' series, n.d. [late 1970s-early 1980s]
  3. 'Samanvaya School; an Indian community study; a resource wallet for teachers', 1977. The pack includes information sheets, photographs and film strips.
  4. Street Campaign materials for Oxfam Week, 1977, issued by the Education Department, 1977. The folder includes information for launching a Young Oxfam campaign and teachers' notes and resource list based on 'The Family of Man' theme.
  5. 'Brass Tacks: Youth Action Pack', two versions n.d. [c.1977-1978]. The packs were published by Oxfam and Christian Aid, and consist of a collection of 'Brass Tacks' information sheets encouraging young people to organise activities campaigning for social change.
  6. Study-action pack series, 1978, on topics including the experiences of Bolivian families moving from the Altiplano to the Amazonian jungle, and self-reliance in Tanzanian primary schools. The three packs include wallcharts, filmstrips and materials for teachers.


  • 1977-1978 and n.d. [mid 1970s - early 1980s]


1 box (6 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English


MS.Oxfam DEV/7/1/3

Biographical / Historical

The 'Appropriate Technology Design Problem' series of activity packs was designed by Paul Sherlock, Technical Education Adviser, for students in sixth forms, colleges and polytechnics

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom