Our Lives is a colourful pictorial journey through children’s daily needs. It compares the lives of UK children with other children across the globe, through the topics of family, work, homes, food, water, health, schools and games.
These French language resources from Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) UK are free and can be downloaded for use in the classroom. They are short videos accompanied by a transcript and an exercise. The aim is to provide authentic and engaging resources, as well as to raise awareness of MSF’s work in the field
Archbishop Oscar Romero was assassinated in El Salvador on March 24, 1980 because his commitment to those living in poverty led him to speak out against injustice. These film clips from CAFOD tell the story of his life and outline CAFOD’s work in El Salvador today.
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.
Picture my World is a website for primary children produced by the Catholic aid charity CAFOD. It is packed full of photographs taken by children in the UK, Cambodia and Rwanda and also has lots of fun games and stories and film clips
This website from the international charity CAFOD, includes lots of freebies for teachers. The site includes assembly ideas, downloadable resource packs, quizzes, online activities, case studies and schemes of work. Suitable for KS3 to post-16.
Raising money can be a springboard to help young people become active global citizens in a range of ways. This guidance from Oxfam encourages teachers and pupils to consider some important questions before raising money for charity
This free set of PDFs introduces the work of the international charity Christian Aid, with mini case studies showing real people’s live in Burma, Burundi, Jamaica and Kenya. It includes sections on the causes of poverty, natural disasters and health.
This joint publication from DFID and Rough Guide is a great background resource for those wanting to find out about key issues in the development sector. The first part addresses key issues such as what is global poverty, how globalisation can affect