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This toolkit supports educators and young people to develop and apply critical thinking skills to the ever-changing demands of online and offline communication. Aimed at KS3, but includes useful ideas for all ages.
Section 1 provides background information about how this resource came to be and how it links with UK education practice and priorities.
Section 2 provides activities and ideas to inspire lesson planning and enhance schemes of work. It can be adapted for use in assemblies, tutor time, PSHE, collapsed timetable, school linking days or for the training of digital leaders within school or out of school settings.

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  • Website (free)

It’s a universal truth that a picture tells a thousand words. Images and artefacts can help bring your lessons to life. They can challenge stereotypes, engender empathy and increase your learners’ understanding of other countries and cultures.
Explore how to effectively use photographs in your lessons to foster debate and promote positive images of the countries you’re learning about.

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  • PDF (free)
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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. […]

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Global Justice in Easier English - image

These three booklets use ‘easier English’ versions of New Internationalist articles to explore a wide range of global justice issues. For use in English/Literacy and ESOL classes for students aged 11 and above.

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  • Booklet (£3.99)
  • Booklet (£3.99)
  • Booklet (£3.99)
Why Comics?

Why Comics? Education Charity brings contemporary humanitarian and social issues (such as racism, conflict, migration, bullying, trafficking and climate change) into the classroom through interactive literary comic books based on real-life testimony.

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Amnesty International has developed a range of teaching resources to accompany film screenings of films including:Slumdog Millionaire, Blood Diamond, The Kite Runner, Hotel Rwanda, The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas, Good and Persepolis.

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This guide has been developed by Oxfam together with the National Association of Teachers of English (NATE), and explores ‘why teach English with a Global Citizenship approach?

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This website aims to bring documentaries into UK secondary schools. It features clips from a range of excellent documentary films exploring many different social and global issues. There are detailed lesson plans accompanying the clips

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Encounter Edu has developed a series of online teaching resources for secondary students based on the first-hand experiences of young people who participated in two expeditions in 2010, Journey to the UK and Journey to Pakistan. The young teams

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Maths has roots in a range of cultures. It gives people powerful tools to represent, analyse and change the world. Students need to be able to apply maths beyond the classroom, and recognise its rich and historical roots.

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This book brings together an inspiring collection of images and activities designed to challenge our perceptions and understanding of the African continent. It developed out of an action research project involving Key Stage 2 teachers but includes a

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  • Book (£13.95)
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An excellent resource which looks at the causes and effects of earthquakes, floods, hurricanes and famine and explores why the poorest are affected most by such disasters. Simple but authorative explanations about disasters and those who are affected

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British Red Cross Lesson Plans

The British Red Cross has a series of free lesson plans online based on stimulating videos, intriguing photos and challenging real-life situations. These are ideal for Citizenship, PSHE and beyond.

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  • Website (free)
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This website aims to provide efficient and comprehensive access to statistical data on world issues. You select a subject from the top menu and watch the countries on the map change their size according to the data

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This free, regular email from the British Red Cross is an excellent resource for teachers wanting to include current affairs within their teaching. You can choose from a variety of content, which is ready to use and easily adaptable.

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Makutano Junction

Makutano Junction is a Kenyan-produced TV soap opera which aims to entertain and educate English-speaking African audiences. These teaching materials are based around the series. Issues include social justice, human rights, youth and relationships,

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Struggles for Justice provides five free downloadable teaching modules suitable for Citizenship classes at Key Stages 3 and 4. The resource aims to show young people that it is possible to make their voices heard and effect change in society and that

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A series of photocopiable resource books which aim to “improve awareness of today’s social issues”. Each one covers a variety of different opinions on the subject in question, drawing information from a wide range of sources.

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  • Book (£7.95)

CAABU is the Council for Arab-British Understanding. The lesson plans on their website are in two sections: Arabs, Islam and stereotypes; Palestine and Israel. The lessons promote an understanding of Arab and Middle Eastern people and culture, and

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This is a useful teaching pack for using photographs in the classroom. The pack includes 32 colour images depicting life in the UK, showing a variety of ages, and backgrounds.

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  • Teacher's Pack (£11)
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