The world is experiencing an enormous refugee crisis with 65 million people having been forced to flee their homes. Thousands of people have made terrifying journeys trying to find safety and claim asylum in another country.
Use this quiz to learn more about the current refugee crisis, and understand the difference between refugees and asylum seekers. Encourage empathy with refugees and explore the stories behind the headlines.
This toolkit supports educators and young people to develop and apply critical thinking skills to the ever-changing demands of online and offline communication. Aimed at KS3, but includes useful ideas for all ages.
Section 1 provides background information about how this resource came to be and how it links with UK education practice and priorities.
Section 2 provides activities and ideas to inspire lesson planning and enhance schemes of work. It can be adapted for use in assemblies, tutor time, PSHE, collapsed timetable, school linking days or for the training of digital leaders within school or out of school settings.
Photographs are a valuable tool in global citizenship, helping learners to explore similarities and differences; strengthen questioning, critical thinking and cooperation skills; challenge assumptions and stereotypes; build empathy and develop respect for others. Use this colourful collection of images and accompanying activities to help learners aged 7-14 years to consider the importance of food and […]
Oxfam Unwrapped gives life changing gifts; whether it’s helping to kick start a business or provide emergency kits in a crisis.
This resource encourages learners to explore the impact of charity gifts, development and the Sustainable Development Goals. They can also get creative by designing a new fundraising initiative.
What will your learners unwrap?
International Women’s Day is celebrated annually on 8 March. It is a day when people around the world come together to recognise the achievements that women and girls have made, as well as call for further action to close the gender gap in terms of education, health, economics and politics.
Use this short and easily-adaptable resource to introduce issues related to gender equality, encourage learners to think critically, and inspire them to take action in their own schools and communities.
It’s a shocking fact that just 8 billionaires own the same wealth as the poorest half of the planet. Use this interactive quiz to learn more about inequality and explore its impact on the UK and developing countries.
Enhance learners’ critical thinking, problem solving skills and understanding of cause and effects. Get to grips with global inequality and see the solutions that are available.
Martin Luther King famously once said “before you finish eating breakfast in the morning you’ve depended on more than half the world”.
Globingo (or ‘Find Someone Who’) is a fun starter activity to explore some of the ways in which we are connected to people in other countries – from the food we eat to the clothes we wear.
The lesson focuses on the benefits of the Fairtrade Premium and how this encourages sustainable community development. It encourages students to develop skills of cooperation, teamwork, leadership and problem solving through engaging in role play. Accompanying producer profiles coming soon.
Take a trip to rural Sierra Leone to find out about the cocoa farmers who are working to protect the Gola rainforest from deforestation.
This is a role play assembly for secondary schools. It is designed for three student narrators.
This story will transport you to a farm in Côte d’Ivoire where you will have the chance to meet an inspiring cocoa farmer named Therese Kouame.
Therese’s story on powerpoint is a fantastic way to teach students about cocoa farming in Cote d’Ivoire, basic human needs and the importance of a living income for cocoa farmers. At the end of the story you will find a list of suggested follow-up activities to consolidate student learning.