Exploring the world together at home. ThoughtBox believe that all children benefit from spending quality time with those around them, connecting and having conversations about the things that really matter. ThoughtBox have therefore planned a 30 day learning programme for you and your family to explore the world together at home, inquiring into a variety […]
A fully supported climate-crisis curriculum to empower the climate strike generation. Lessons will introduce learning about the cause & effect of climate change, exploring some of the science and relating it to local contexts. Students will understand the impact of climate change on human and non-human communities and engage with the values and emotions that […]
Explore the connections and engage with some of the lessons from lockdown to help make sense of a world in transition. Social distancing, staying at home, being unable to go to school or work, wearing masks – these are strange and extreme times we are living in and making sense of them can be tough […]
Teaching for sustainable development through ethical global issues pedagogy: A resource for secondary teachers. This resource contains guidance on how to teach about complex global issues, think critically about the causes of the issues, who they effect, and how they are being handled. It includes several through provoking and engaging teaching resources accompanied with student […]
Australia’s 2019/2020 fire season has seen abnormally high temperatures and vast wildfires affecting large areas of the country. These resources by the Royal Geographical Society provide the following: An overview What is wildfire? What are the causes? What has been the impact? What have been the responses? Lesson ideas for the classroom for Key Stage […]
What should work be like? What makes work decent? Explore what different factors contribute towards making work decent or good. Over the course of two engaging and participatory sessions learners will be able to consider their own and other people’s ideas about the world of work and develop their own opinions. Learners will explore ideas […]
Oxfam’s ‘Stand as One’ film and teaching materials inspire students to think about our similarities and what we all need to have a good life. Build empathy with refugees and imagine what it would be like to leave everything behind.
Use photographs, stories and facts to develop empathy and increase your learners’ understanding of the issues facing refugees. Learn more about the experiences of refugees across the world. Develop an action plan to meet the Global Citizenship Challenge whilst making a difference in your local community. Download: Activity 1: Human Connections (256kB) Think about how […]
Use statistics and data to introduce your learners to inequality and think critically about this global issue. Delve deeper with a case study of the Brazilian government which has tried to reduce inequality.
Encourage learners to collaborate and develop their own opinions. Create an action plan to meet their Global Citizenship Challenge and explore inequality locally.
Explore the importance of education. Inspire your learners to create change. Use engaging photos, case studies and statistics to learn about education in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Take a participatory approach and imagine the experiences of learners in other countries before creating an action plan to meet the Global Citizenship Challenge for the Welsh Baccalaureate.