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Teaching Controversial Issues

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This free booklet offers ideas about different roles a teacher can play in teaching controversial issues, along with activity examples. The booklet makes links to Oxfam's Education for Global Citizenship curriculum, and Philosophy for Children. It is divided into the following sections:

  • what controversial issues are
  • why they should be taught
  • classroom strategies
  • existing guidance
  • practical teaching activities.

Resource contents


Globalisation and Interdependence, Media, Internet and Technology

Age Ranges

Whole school


Philosophy / P4C / Critical thinking, Politics, PSHE / PSE / PSED, Spiritual, moral, social, cultural (SMSC)

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