Published by The Economist Educational Foundation, and independent charity set up by The Economist, a set of resources to introduce the climate emergency and open discussion. These resources are designed to help teachers and students have inspiring, in-depth discussions about current affairs whilst developing their critical thinking skills.
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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. […]
A typical cocoa farmer in Cote d’Ivoire lives on around 74p a day. Many live in poverty. For women the situation is even worse, carrying a large part of the farming and domestic burden, but often having fewer rights than men. ‘The Story of Chocolate: Unwrapping the Bar’ looks at the unfairness at the heart […]
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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.
Every minute 30 people are forced from their homes. This animation encourages children and young people to reflect on journeys made in history and by their own families. It explains that the refugee crisis is global, yet the vast majority of refugees stay close to their home countries.
These resources from CAFOD help pupils to understand that poverty stops people from living life to the full. CAFOD works with communities around the world to end poverty and build a brighter world.
Inquiry Mindset have sourced collections of photos from different global contexts, showcasing the vibrant and diverse lives people lead.
This resource helps young people understand the impacts of fast fashion and highlights the difference consumers can make to people’s lives through their buying choices.
This FREE resource provides an overview of the law regarding social media and challenges young people to test the law in a number of real life scenarios.
In 2017 578,000 people migrated to the UK, making us the 5th most popular country to emigrate to. Headlines about the ‘immigration crisis’ continue to dominate the media. But do your students understand what this means in reality?
In partnership with the European Parliament, Young Citizens have produced a new classroom resource: Citizens’ Rights and Brexit – A free resource pack for schools.
A collection of world maps, where territories are re-sized on each map according to the subject of interest. So, for example, on a map showing population, China and India are much larger than their land mass, whilst Australia becomes a tiny sliver of
This collection of resources from the Catholic aid charity CAFOD will help secondary students to engage with issues of justice through the medium of sport.
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This free BAFTA-winning website from Oxfam explores the idea of maps, and how they affect our perspective on the world. The website includes several highly addictive games which follow the trail of the cartoon character Moley.
CAFOD is asking schools and groups to organise walks this summer as part of the ‘Share the Journey’ campaign in support of refugees. Take a look at the PDF guide for schools.
In this three-part resource from CND, students investigate what happened before, during and after the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. They then put President Truman on trial and decide whether or not the bombings were justified.
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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.
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. This resource brings these issues to life in the classroom, with ideas on how young people in the UK can contribute to resolving them.
This teaching pack for secondary schools aims to develop awareness and understanding of the UN and the global issues it tackles. It has 5 lessons on the UN: working for us all; keeping the peace; fighting poverty; promoting human rights; Model UN.
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