Exploring the world together at home. ThoughtBox believe that all children benefit from spending quality time with those around them, connecting and having conversations about the things that really matter. ThoughtBox have therefore planned a 30 day learning programme for you and your family to explore the world together at home, inquiring into a variety […]
A fully supported climate-crisis curriculum to empower the climate strike generation. Lessons will introduce learning about the cause & effect of climate change, exploring some of the science and relating it to local contexts. Students will understand the impact of climate change on human and non-human communities and engage with the values and emotions that […]
We are constantly asked to keep on washing our hands to avoid infection, but how does this really work? This short video shows an experiment yo can try at home to see the affects of soap against COVID germs. Education for Sharing (E4S) is an action-oriented international education model with the mission of forming better […]
This 4 minute video explains how to play a fun, active game, that teaches young people about preventing the spread of viruses and contagious diseases. Playing this group game with your students is a great way to increase their understanding of how infection spreads, and how to prevent it. This resource supports SDG3: Ensure healthy […]
International Women’s Day and Teach Starter’s resources support teachers to encouraged students to actively engage in conversations and experiences that equip them to question stereotypes and bias, and celebrate women’s achievements. Quick and easy, yet informative and reliable classroom resources to help students learn about and explore gender-related issues. Download these incredibly useful resources to […]
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A reading list provided by World Book Day of books to help students of all ages develop empathy.
African Activities’ videos guide you through creating art from old magazines and plastic milk bottles. This website also provides resources to teach your students about African culture.
Discover the rich breadth of ways in which learners can engage with the SDGs.
If you made a list of goals to make our world a better place, what would be on it? Ending poverty? Tackling climate change and environmental degradation? Achieving gender equality? What would be your priorities and why?
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a set of ambitious and urgent goals and targets aimed at changing our world for the better. Packed with practical advice, useful information, cross-curricular activity ideas and inspiring case studies; this guide aims to deepen teachers’ understanding of education about and for the SDGs.
Martin Luther King famously once said “before you finish eating breakfast in the morning you’ve depended on more than half the world”.
Globingo (or ‘Find Someone Who’) is a fun starter activity to explore some of the ways in which we are connected to people in other countries – from the food we eat to the clothes we wear.
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Everybody deserves to have their basic needs met. This lesson kit focuses on the difference between wants and needs, helping students to identify what all humans need to live a decent life.
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This role play assembly is a fun way to tell the story of the Ngoleagorbu cocoa farmers living by the edge of the Gola Rainforest. It helps students to understand how Fairtrade protects both people and planet.
It is designed to be performed by a class of students to the rest of the school.
This story will transport you to a farm in Côte d’Ivoire where you will have the chance to meet an inspiring cocoa farmer named Therese Kouame.
Therese’s story on powerpoint is a fantastic way to teach students about cocoa farming in Cote d’Ivoire, basic human needs and the importance of a living income for cocoa farmers. At the end of the story you will find a list of suggested follow-up activities to consolidate student learning.
This story will transport you to a village in Western Sierra Leone where you will have the chance to meet Beshey Konneh, a 14-year-old-boy whose parents are cocoa farmers.
Beshey’s Story is a fantastic way to teach students about daily life in rural Sierra Leone, different types of agriculture in the country, and the difference between cash crops and subsistence crops. At the end of the story you will find a list of suggested follow-up activities to consolidate student learning.
This story will transport you to a farm in Western Sierra Leone where you will have the chance to meet an inspiring cocoa farmer named Lucia Mansaray. Lucia’s Story is a fantastic way to teach students about the Gola Rainforest, forest friendly cocoa farming and Fairtrade Premium. At the end of the story you will […]
A film made in 2020 for schools about the people of the great Gola Rainforest in Sierra Leone, West Africa. 14-year-old Beshey shares the story of his family, explaining how a group of cocoa farmers have come together to protect the forest, and develop their communities through Fairtrade. The challenge for the people of the […]
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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 Citizenship themes for learners aged 5-7. Activities develop an understanding of concepts such as ‘rich’ and ‘poor’, the origins of food, and how we can make a difference. The lessons are designed to develop understanding of justice, equality and sustainability within the existing curriculum.
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These resources will help learners understand different versions of the Golden Rule, that we should treat others and the planet how we wish to be treated, and what that means for our own lives.
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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. […]