Words That Burn

Words That Burn

Words That Burn is a national project developed by Amnesty International and The Poetry Hour, which challenges young people to make a difference through poetry and use that medium to explore and express human rights. 

Who’s responsible for the Global Goals?

Practical Action Global Goals resource

A 30 minute activity from Practical Action designed to get pupils aged 10-18 discussing and debating who is responsible for ensuring the UN Global Goals (SDG’s) are achieved by 2030 .

Barefoot futures: taking action towards the SDGs

Students making solar cars as part of the session_Hogan Lovells

This resource introduces students to the UN Sustainable Development Goals and encourages students to reflect on various challenges facing their communities and the world, and think from the perspective of others.

Global Justice in Easier English

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These three booklets use ‘easier English’ versions of New Internationalist articles to explore a wide range of global justice issues. For use in English/Literacy and ESOL classes for students aged 11 and above.

Teff: The next superfood?

Ethiopian Teff grain @ Sarah Tz Flickr

This resource from the Royal Geographical Society explores the impact of our reliance on grains, the growth of ‘superfoods’ and studies the role of the grain teff in Ethiopian farming. 

CAFOD Fairtrade Activities (Secondary)

CAFOD Fairtrade Activities (Secondary)

The Catholic aid agency CAFOD has developed a range of secondary school teaching resources which support teaching about the issues of fair and unfair trade in the classroom.

Why Comics?

Why Comics?

Why Comics? Education Charity brings contemporary humanitarian and social issues (such as racism, conflict, migration, bullying, trafficking and climate change) into the classroom through interactive literary comic books based on real-life testimony.

Getting with the Act: Our Human Rights Act

Getting with the Act

Published by the British Institute of Human Rights, this easy-to-read eBook will take you on a whistlestop tour of where our human rights came from, how they’re protected in the UK by the Human Rights Act, and the difference our Human Rights Act has made in real life in the 15 years that it has been in force.