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

First Steps to Rights

This is a well constructed and user-friendly pack for incorporating global perspectives into teaching and learning. It provides an introduction for very young children to the basic rights of all children and the responsibilities that accompany them.