During ActionAid’s Big Me week, between 8-12 October, schools are being invited to take part in a national dress up day in which pupils come in to school dressed as their dream job.
Inquiry Mindset have sourced collections of photos from different global contexts, showcasing the vibrant and diverse lives people lead.
Background information and teaching ideas.
This teaching pack for secondary schools aims to develop awareness and understanding of the UN and the global issues it tackles. It has 5 lessons on the UN: working for us all; keeping the peace; fighting poverty; promoting human rights; Model UN.
UNICEF’s Rights Respecting School Award encourages schools to use the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child as the basis for enhancing teaching, learning, ethos, attitudes and behaviour. The scheme started in 2004 and is running in 4,000 primary and secondary schools in the UK.
From UNICEF UK’s Rights Respecting Schools team, this is a pack of 10 secondary assembly presentations enabling teachers to explore children’s rights with young people aged 11 and upwards.
This free, downloadable booklet from UNICEF UK’s Rights Respecting Schools Award team breaks down some common myths and misconceptions about children’s rights which have arisen in their work with teachers, parents and school communities.
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.
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.
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.