Issues Series

A series of photocopiable resource books which aim to “improve awareness of today’s social issues”. Each one covers a variety of different opinions on the subject in question, drawing information from a wide range of sources.

Respect!

This resource aims to help pupils explore their own rights, the rights of children in other countries, and the connection between the two.

Learning about Human Rights – Teaching Pack

Aims to support teaching about human rights in secondary schools. Includes teachers’ handbook and 5 presentations and factsheets for students. Topics covered: the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child,

Children’s Rights: A teacher’s guide

This guide will support any teacher looking to educate children on their universal rights. It has a straightforward guide to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and explains where each of the rights fits into the UK curriculum.

Global Education website

This website from AusAid (the Australian government’s aid department), provides lots of background information about global issues and suggestions for exploring these in class. It also suggests a variety of teaching activities exploring global

For Every Child

This book for children, with a foreword by Archbishop Desmond Tutu, illustrates and summarises the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). The book is suitable for children of primary school age.

Wants and Needs cards

This pack includes 10 sets of cards featuring 20 aspects of life such as ‘clean water’ and ‘fashionable clothes’, along with a sheet giving four activity ideas of how to use the cards.

Children’s Rights: Education

This glossy hardback book is one in a series of five to help explore the theme of children’s rights with a younger audience. The book explores the right to an education, and why some children are unable to go to school.

Children’s Rights Poster Set

This set of 20 striking colour A2 posters is a great starting point for displays and class work. The images are beautiful UNICEF photographs of children, and they each illustrate one or more aspects of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child