CAFOD is asking schools and groups to organise walks this summer as part of the ‘Share the Journey’ campaign in support of refugees. Take a look at the PDF guide for schools.
In this three-part resource from CND, students investigate what happened before, during and after the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. They then put President Truman on trial and decide whether or not the bombings were justified.
Use Think Global’s new global wallplanner for 2018-2019 to plan for global learning in your school. The theme for this year is Ethical Trade and the Sustainable Development Goals. The wallplanner features colourful photos showcasing a range of ethical traders, producers and suppliers from all around the world, along with a poster of the Global Goals.
During the course of a year, the UN observes a number of ‘International Days’ to raise awareness of global issues and to encourage action by governments and communities. This resource brings these issues to life in the classroom, with ideas on how young people in the UK can contribute to resolving them.
This teaching pack for secondary schools aims to develop awareness and understanding of the UN and the global issues it tackles. It has 5 lessons on the UN: working for us all; keeping the peace; fighting poverty; promoting human rights; Model UN.
These resources on the International Women’s Day website support teachers to help students explore gender equality, and think about the extraordinary women in our everyday lives.
This useful website presents development information in an easily accessible format, and would be ideal research material for upper secondary Geography or Economics pupils. The site includes statistics from the United Nations Human Development Report
The Catholic aid charity CAFOD has a selection of secondary and Post-16 teaching resources on the issues of peace and conflict.
With its focus on a richly diverse range of texts to promote critical thinking, Diverse Shorts fills a gap in the educational experience of today’s secondary pupils and offers challenging material by renowned authors writing about issues important to the world today.
The British Red Cross have produced 2 teaching activities, for ages 11-19 which provides learners with the opportunity to reflect on the crisis by considering some of the individuals involved and thinking about what people really need in a situation like this.