Smoky Homes

Smoky Homes

This STEM project from Practical Action provides a real-life context for upper primary pupils to explore the health and environmental problems faced by the 3 billion people globally who cook on open fires or traditional cook stoves.

Water for the World

Water for the World

This activity from Practical Action helps pupils to find out about access to water and build their own filters. Working in teams pupils explore issues around access to water and cleaning water around the world. This is followed by a hands-on activity where they build their own water filters with different sets of resources depending on which country they represent.

Action Learning Poster

Action Learning Poster

This free poster for schools and youth groups uses real examples to explore the issues involved in creating an effective action campaign. And it helps teachers and students reflect on how they can take action for a better world.

Earth Entrepreneurs

Earth Entrepreneurs

Primary teacher Stella Astill explains how her class have been exploring global and ‘eco’ issues, and have raised funds for good causes.

Human Rights Through Film

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.

Mind The Gap

This online data exploration tool, developed by the UNESCO Institute of Statistics, brings gender and access to education statistics to life. Users can explore and compare access to education for people living in different countries of the world.

Up for School – Teachers Pack

There are 59 million children who don’t go to school because of child labour, early marriage, conflict and discrimination. UpForSchool is a campaign which calls on world leaders to ensure every child gets the education they need and deserve.