Test your learners’ climate consciousness. Climate change is the single greatest threat to the progress which has been made to end poverty. It will most profoundly affect the world’s poorest people who are less able to deal with shocks and have contributed least to the changing climate. This quiz can help your learners explore the […]
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Global citizenship is all about encouraging young people to develop the knowledge, skills and values they need to engage with the world. Ideal for use at the start of the academic year, school term or a new topic, the following activities support learners aged 7 to 14 to develop some of the key elements of […]
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Philosophy for Global Learning has been created as a flexible and practical resource for teachers of all levels of experience. It is for those who want to teach global awareness to children through the structure of Philosophy for Children. Philosophy for Global Learning is aimed for use with children in Key Stage 2 but some […]
Who in the World Am I is a resource pack for teachers and children who want to actively explore their own identity from the personal right through to being part of a family, a community, a country and becoming a global citizen. The activities develop progressively through the global learning themes of valuing diversity and […]
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. […]
This resource was produced for the Global Learning Programme (GLP), England, for lesson planning during Refugee Week.
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 short documentary films from the United Nations’ Office for the Co-ordination of Humanitarian Affairs present forgotten humanitarian crises. Examples include hard-hitting topics such as: problems with recent elections in Kenya, female
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.
The British Red Cross has developed a resource for 7-14 year-olds to help increase their knowledge and understanding of what life can be like for refugees and asylum seekers.
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.
The Catholic aid charity CAFOD has a selection of secondary and Post-16 teaching resources on the issues of peace and conflict.
- Website (free)
- Film (free)
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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.
Oxfam’s resources include practical activities to explore the crisis, films, and a slideshow with pictures from Kutupalong camp in Bangladesh, enabling pupils to learn more about the needs of people in a refugee camp.
The Forgotten 10 Challenge is an campaign from Handicap International to raise awareness and support for the forgotten victims of conflict. You can order free teaching materials from Handicap International to explore the impact of conflict on young people worldwide.
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.
- Booklet (£3.99)
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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.
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This free booklet from Amnesty International UK provides a set of 10 interactive lessons for primary schools. It helps provide pupils with an understanding of their own human rights and the values and attitudes that underpin them.
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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.