This imaginative KS1 book features Thea, a teddy bear who leads children through a journey of exploring Fairtrade. Practitioners will be able to use Thea to involve children in learning about where their food comes from, the relationship between producer and consumer, and the concept of fairness.
This second edition of Teach Peace from the Peace Education Network, published in 2016, is a set of 10 assemblies, follow-up activities, resources, prayers and reflections on peace for primary schools. The themes and ideas invite children to begin to think about what peace means to them.
A comprehensive teaching resource aimed at supporting upper primary school (Key Stage 2) teachers to introduce and teach about development issues in the classroom, and in particular to link with literacy teaching (including speaking and listening, enquiry skills and Philosophy for Children) and the Geography curriculum.
Amy West reflects on an interesting new ‘thinkpiece’, and explores “what does it mean for me as a teacher?”
Global learning and pupil participation in primary schools
A colourful, laminated poster of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, adopted by the UN General Assembly on 10 December 1948. Ideal for any classroom wall.
These free teacher briefings from the British Red Cross are short, easy-to-read overviews covering a range of challenging topics. They give the background, modern relevance and significance to students, plus lesson ideas and activities.
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.
MILieU is a set of 53 cards available as a paid-for PDF download, each with a topic or question for discussion printed on it, some with suggested activities to research further. They are designed to get students thinking, discussing and researching lots of different issues in society such as environmental sustainability, politics, sociology, moral judgement, enterprise, common sense, financial literacy, the law and more.
A selection of starters, filler activities and homework exercises to stimulate students’ interest and add freshness to your teaching. They present real-life situations and ask pupils to explore what they would do at different points in the story.