Get your learners thinking about justice, equity, and sustainability with these assembly ideas on Global Citizenship themes. Topics include reducing waste, co-operation, our links with others across the world, diversity, and local and global news. There’s also an assembly calendar to help you keep up to date with hot topics.
Classroom activities on Global Citisenship themes for teachers of children under 5. Activities develop an understanding of the importance of friendship, of the similarities between people, and help to enhance self-esteem and cultivate feelings of responsibility towards our world. The lessons are designed to slot easily into the existing curriculum.
Please note the 2 sides of the wallplanner are separate downloadable PSF files below.
Young people frequently face making decisions about a wide range of issues on which there are many different views. Issues like sexuality, religion, bullying, and war can provoke strong, varied and often contradictory responses. This revised and updated version of Oxfam’s popular guide recognises the seismic shifts in social and political contexts in recent years. […]
Think Global worked with RNIB to update and develop resources for the ‘Dots Raise Lots’ campaign, designed to help young people and schools learn more about sight loss and help spread awareness of the value of braille as a reading method for blind and partially sighted people.
Inquiry Mindset have sourced collections of photos from different global contexts, showcasing the vibrant and diverse lives people lead.
Fiction books provide a rich and exciting stimulus when introducing global concepts with children and can provide the stimuli for a series of P4C inquiries.
These free education resources accompany the Hats of Faith book and help to educate and prepare young children and their parents for our culturally diverse modern world.
Hats of Faith helps to educate and prepare young children and their parents for our culturally diverse modern world.
- Book (£8.99)
Use Think Global’s new global wallplanner for 2018-2019 to plan for global learning in your school. The theme for this year is Ethical Trade and the Sustainable Development Goals. The wallplanner features colourful photos showcasing a range of ethical traders, producers and suppliers from all around the world, along with a poster of the Global Goals.
This website, from the international charity CAFOD, includes lots of freebies for teachers. The site includes assembly ideas, downloadable resource packs, quizzes, online activities and stories suitable for using with different age groups.
- Website (free)
Finn the Fortunate Tiger Shark and his fantastic friends is a funny children’s picture book aimed at 3-6 year olds about ocean plastics and is published by Be The Change Books.
- Book (£6.00)
- PDF (free)
This music workshop toolkit has been created to celebrate Peace Day on 21 September.
This photo-based picture book for ages 4 and above takes a look at the thousands of children around the world forced to leave their homes due to war and conflict.
- Book (£9.99)
Use this resource to discuss the similarities and differences between the lives of your children and these Fairtrade nut producer’s children. Use this as a presentation, pictures to pass around, or print out as a book.
- Powerpoint (free)
Created in collaboration with teachers across Europe and in Ethiopia, this new toolkit provides activities for measuring attitudes and attitudinal change in pupils, thus helping teachers to effectively target their delivery of global learning.
- Book (free)
A comprehensive teaching resource which supports teachers at EYFS and KS1 (ages 3-8) to introduce global learning through the themes of interconnectedness, fairness and sustainability. Contains a wide range of activity ideas, all of which are adaptable to the age range you are working with.
This beautifully illustrated big book tells the story of Lily, a young girl who wonders where her food comes from. In order to find out, she decides to organise a picnic made up of local produce. Join Lily on a journey around her local area to gather items for her picnic, discovering local food growers and craftspeople as she goes, and sharing her picnic together with friends.
This poster pack from UNICEF UK contains detailed, hand-drawn posters showing groups of children and adults engaging in various activities. Pupils can identify where rights are, or are not, being followed.
- Poster (£15)
The guide introduces the key elements of Oxfam’s Curriculum for Global Citizenship, includes a framework for a whole school approach, provides case studies, maps out knowledge and understanding; skills; values and attitudes, and suggests resources for further reading.