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International Days: Bring global issues to life

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During the course of a year, the UN observes a number of 'International Days' to raise awareness of global issues and to encourage action by governments and communities. UNA-UK's latest teaching resource - International Days - aims to bring these issues to life in the classroom, with ideas on how young people in the UK can contribute to resolving them. Each International Day includes a factsheet for teachers and a 60-minute activity for primary and secondary students. With cross-curricular links highlighted, teachers can use the resource for standalone lessons or assemblies, or as a scheme of work throughout the academic year.

Resource contents


Compassionate Values, Environment and Sustainability, Equality, Globalisation and Interdependence, Peace, Conflict and Justice, Production and Consumption, Social Justice

Age Ranges

KS2: ages 7-11, KS3: ages 11-14, KS4: ages 14-16


Citizenship, Philosophy / P4C / Critical thinking, PSHE / PSE / PSED, RE / RS, Assembly, Clubs and extra-curricular, Spiritual, moral, social, cultural (SMSC)

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