Children’s Rights

This series of lessons from the Oxfam Education website help you improve your learners’ English skills while making the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child relevant and interesting.

Plan for Change: Child Protection Toolkit

This toolkit is one of a set created by Plan Canada, which explore key global issues and themes in Plan’s international development work in an accessible way. The toolkits promote discussion around both the challenges and possible solutions to address these issues. They are well-suited for teachers, educators, youth leaders, mentors, and clubs. Every child […]

Plan for Change: HIV and AIDS Toolkit

This toolkit from Plan Canada aims to help you explore the issue of HIV/AIDS. In communities where HIV/AIDS is prevalent, children are often denied their rights. The diseases take a toll, sometimes leaving children orphaned and discriminated against.

Plan for Change: Malaria Toolkit

This toolkit from Plan Canada aims to help you explore the issue of malaria, which continues to be one of the leading causes of death in children under five.

Plan for Change: Food Security Toolkit

This toolkit from Plan Canada aims to help you explore the issue of food security. While food insecurity destabilizes families and communities, the world produces enough food to feed everyone. It doesn’t have to be this way.

Plan for Change: Emergencies Toolkit

When disaster strikes the most vulnerable face the greatest loss. Often, it is children who suffer the most. This toolkit from Plan Canada aims to help you explore the issue of emergencies and disasters.

Climate Change, Children and Youth

This guide from UNICEF Canada supports upper secondary school educators to work with young people to take action on climate change. Through thought-provoking activities, students discover how climate change is affecting children around the world

Bangladesh: Oli’s Crusade Against Child Marriage

This British Council produced film introduces us to Oli, a 12 year old boy from Dhaka who is on a mission to combat child marriage in Bangladesh. When he was younger a female friend of his was taken away and married off. He never saw her again.

Kenya: Young Women’s Chances in Education

In this BBC/British Council film with teaching activities, the Head Girl of Bedford Academy travels to their twin school, Bishop Okiring Secondary School in Kenya, to find out more about what life is like for girls in the school.