Think Global worked with RNIB to update and develop resources for the ‘Dots Raise Lots’ campaign, designed to help young people and schools learn more about sight loss and help spread awareness of the value of braille as a reading method for blind and partially sighted people.
The Forgotten 10 Challenge is an campaign from Handicap International to raise awareness and support for the forgotten victims of conflict. You can order free teaching materials from Handicap International to explore the impact of conflict on young people worldwide.
These three booklets use ‘easier English’ versions of New Internationalist articles to explore a wide range of global justice issues. For use in English/Literacy and ESOL classes for students aged 11 and above.
This year, Send My Friend to School focuses on education for children with disabilities.
This website aims to bring documentaries into UK secondary schools. It features clips from a range of excellent documentary films exploring many different social and global issues. There are detailed lesson plans accompanying the clips
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.
A series of photocopiable resource books on contemporary social topics for 11-14 year-olds. Each one contains a wide range of current information from newspapers, magazines, group literature, statistics, cartoons and government reports.
The purpose of this project is to educate children to care for their family and friends, and about issues relating to the local and global community. It aims to help them develop the ability to make choices, set goals and take action.
This website contains teaching materials with specific links to the Citizenship, History, English, RE and PSHE curricula, but many of the lesson plans and activities have been written with cross-curricular thinking skills in mind.
This is a high quality set of resource materials for 11-14 year olds that addresses a range of human rights issues such as violence (including bullying), equal opportunities, futures, access and disability. Students’ concerns are addressed in terms