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
WaterAid has a range of free, online teaching materials for primary and secondary schools, all about global water and sanitation issues. Cross-curricular themes explore global issues around access to clean, safe water, sanitation and hygiene education.
The British Red Cross have produced 2 teaching activities, for ages 11-19 which provides learners with the opportunity to reflect on the crisis by considering some of the individuals involved and thinking about what people really need in a situation like this.
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.
This resource offers learners a chance to look back through the archives of Oxfam’s work celebrating their 75th anniversary and consider how to end poverty.
A free intermediate Spanish language resource for Key Stage 4 from Médecins Sans Frontières, based on a video exploring the charity’s lifesaving medical work around the world.
The title of this popular development education resource reflects the fact that over 80% of the world’s population lives in the “Developing World” and less than 20% live in the “Developed World”, but consume far more of the world’s resources.
Developed by the British Red Cross with the support of the Geographical Association, this exciting teaching package features a range of activities designed to encourage young people to explore the impact earthquakes have on individuals and communities.
Liven up your literacy lessons with gripping stories and colourful activities from ActionAid that show what life is like for many child refugees. Use these resources to build literacy and empathy, and to help your class to answer questions such as: ‘How is life different for child refugees?’ and, ‘if you were a refugee, what would you take?’
Suitable for lessons in Geography, Citizenship and English, ActionAid’s secondary school resources on the refugee crisis will help your students to understand the lives and experiences of refugees as they tell their own stories, in their own words.