These short documentary films from the United Nations’ Office for the Co-ordination of Humanitarian Affairs present forgotten humanitarian crises. Examples include hard-hitting topics such as: problems with recent elections in Kenya, female
This collection of resources from the Catholic aid charity CAFOD will help secondary students to engage with issues of justice through the medium of sport.
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.
Amnesty International has developed a range of teaching resources to accompany film screenings of films including:Slumdog Millionaire, Blood Diamond, The Kite Runner, Hotel Rwanda, The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas, Good and Persepolis.
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 […]
An excellent set of six lesson plans exploring the impact of war and conflict on children, children’s rights and children’s stories.
Three short films of former child soldier Ishmael Beah telling his story to secondary school students, plus an activity sheet.
Free online teaching resources based on the film Africa United, which tells the story of three Rwandan children and their bid to achieve their ultimate dream – to take part in the opening ceremony of the 2010 Football World Cup in Johannesburg.
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.
The British Red Cross has a series of free lesson plans online based on stimulating videos, intriguing photos and challenging real-life situations. These are ideal for Citizenship, PSHE and beyond.