004 - Disparities and Change Part Two

Syllabus Point

Examine (AO3) the progress made in meeting the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in poverty reduction, education and health.

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Key Terminology

  • Millennium Development Goals
  • Sustainable Development Goals
  • Emerging economy
Define the words above using the 'Command Term' posters in the classroom, your 'Geography Course Companion' textbook by Nagle and Cooke and the useful links below.

Useful Links



Activity One - Describe

Using the youtube clips and the useful links below answer the questions.

The Lancet - Millennium Development Goals

Success of the Millennium Development Goals


  1. Describe the millennium development goals which are directly linked to reducing poverty, increasing access to education and health care using the youtube clip above and the first useful link.
  2. How successful have the goals been? Remember to use data in your answers. Use the second youtube clip and the remaining links.

Useful Links