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 […]
Use Oxfam’s Stand as One film and teaching materials 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.
Discover the rich breadth of ways in which learners can engage with the SDGs.
If you made a list of goals to make our world a better place, what would be on it? Ending poverty? Tackling climate change and environmental degradation? Achieving gender equality? What would be your priorities and why?
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a set of ambitious and urgent goals and targets aimed at changing our world for the better. Packed with practical advice, useful information, cross-curricular activity ideas and inspiring case studies; this guide aims to deepen teachers’ understanding of education about and for the SDGs.
Oxfam’s youth leadership resources outline how young people in the UK can take action to make sure that Syria’s children, who make up half of refugees, are Seen and Heard. The project involves peer teaching, organising a postcard petition and meeting their MP. On 15 March 2020 it will be nine years since the conflict […]
The conflict in Syria has internally displaced 4.25 million Syrians and 1.9 million refugees have fled to neighbouring countries, including Jordan and Lebanon. This is the fastest growing refugee crisis in the world; a crisis that currently threatens to outstrip its humanitarian response.
Oxfam’s schools resources outline the impact of the crisis on refugee children in Lebanon and Jordan, and suggest how young people in the UK can effectively respond.
How should the international community respond when poverty and conflict combine to create a crisis? Learn about the “unseen emergency” in South Sudan, the world’s newest country. Raise awareness in your school or community and influence MPs to help prevent the crisis worsening. On 9 July 2011 South Sudan gained independence from Sudan but celebrations […]