This free, downloadable booklet from UNICEF UK’s Rights Respecting Schools Award team breaks down some common myths and misconceptions about children’s rights which have arisen in their work with teachers, parents and school communities.
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.
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.
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? 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.
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.
This resource was created by and for teachers to support work on some key issues: food and hunger, poverty and wealth, and sustainable development. They offer ‘lenses’ through which to view these issues and ideas for constructive action on the local and global stage.
This pack includes six activities for use in secondary schools, post-16 and youth settings to explore peace and nuclear issues. Students can explore:
the effects of a nuclear explosion, using a timeline and personal testimony; concepts about conflict
Resource pack for teachers to introduce students aged 13-18 to the rules of international humanitarian law. Shows how IHL aims to protect life and human dignity during armed conflict and prevent / reduce suffering and devastation caused by war.
This is a collection of secondary lesson plans from CND Peace Education that focus around the Cuban missile crisis, events in 1962 referred to as “the most dangerous moment in human history” by historian Arthur M Schlesinger Jr, and still resonating today. The lesson plans and activities link to a wide range of curriculum subjects.