legacy booklet coverLegacy of Ahmed commemorative booklet
The Legacy of Ahmed project has produced a commemorative booklet with a selection of fabulous photographs, moving and memorable quotations from interviewees and information about the Ahmed Iqbal Memorial High School in Sylhet Bangladesh, a place that left both Jackie and Sam inspired. A special feature is Sam’s personal reflection on his trip to Bangladesh and the resonance with his Sri Lankan heritage.

evaluation report coverLegacy of Ahmed evaluation report
The evaluation of  the Legacy of Ahmed project provides a summary of what has been a hugely successful project. It has produced a rich archive that shows the impact of Ahmed’s death on individuals and communities as well as the legacy created by subsequent activities to commemorate him.
It contains five main sections: Project Inputs;  Project Activities; Project Outputs; Project Outcomes and  Learning from the Project.

Cover page of oral history toolkit download“What is the point of oral history?” Oral History Toolkit
This toolkit has been created by the Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Education Trust for the Heritage Lottery Fund North West. It is based on our experience of delivering oral history projects in Manchester and of the kinds of questions we are asked by community groups working to deliver their projects. The toolkit contains very practical guidance and templates on all aspects of running and managing an oral history project.

somalia downloadDownload our Somalia Resource pack produced with pupils from Whalley Range High School
SOMALIA: Culture, Traditions, People and their Heritage



the_distance_we_travelled downloadDownload our new Refugee Drama usable with school children:
The Distance We Have Travelled: A Drama Teaching Resource



yemeni_roots downloadYemeni Teaching Resource
Click here to download




Positive Images of Africa worksheets
These worksheets are designed to be used alongside our Positive Images of Africa presentations, which can be found here:

There are presentations on:
African Cities
Wangari Maathai and the Green Belt Movement
Africa’s Natural Resources
Africa: Exploring a vast continent

Prezi page downloadAfrica’s Natural Resources worksheet
Click here to download
African Cities worksheet
Click here to download
Exploring a vast continent worksheet
Click here to download
Wangari Maathai worksheet
Click here to download


First World War resources

British Empire Troops in the First World War
Powerpoint Slide Presentation
Handout – black and white,  2 slides per page

Gurkha knife news The Curious Case of the Gurkha Knife: Themans Brothers  
Powerpoint Slide Presentation
Handout – black and white,  2 slides per page


The role of the Empire – factsheet

Who are the Gurkhas? – factsheet

Walter Tull  Soldiers’ Stories – factsheet

Manchester’s Military Hospitals – factsheet

Themans & Co Oxford St 1921

 Who were Marcus and Henry Themans? – factsheet


Foreigners and Enemies? Aliens and Immigrants in First World War Manchester  Essay which accompanies an exhibition set of three banners created for the Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Education Trust by Bill Longshaw. This project was funded by the AHRC ‘Voices of War and Peace’ World War One Engagement Centre, in association with the Manchester Centre for Regional History at Manchester Metropolitan University. If you would like to borrow the banners, please contact the Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Education Trust on 0161 275 2920.