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.
Global Express is a teaching resource from Oxfam Intermón (Spain) which explores different global themes. This particular issue explores how the global food system works, and how we can change our consumption habits.
This resource for pupils aged 14-16, including six lesson plans, explores issues of prejudice, intolerance and community cohesion in the context of the 1995 Srebrenica genocide.
This book, published by New Internationalist, features over 50 thematic world maps which graphically analyse every key indicator and vital statistic of modern life, from wealth and power, war and peace through to rights, health and the environment.
This beautifully illustrated storybook is aimed at children aged 5-9. The godwit is a bird with a long bill that migrates each year from New Zealand/Aotearoa through East Asia and the Pacific to the Alaskan Arctic regions.
A very useful set of teaching notes from Amnesty International on using fiction to teach about human rights. Class discussion questions and activities are provided for a wide range of primary and secondary level books.
Just Think… is a BBC School Radio series of funny and thought-provoking stories to help children from 7-11 to get to grips with big ideas. Each story is framed around one of life’s big questions, such as ‘what does it mean to be brave?’ or ‘is it ever ok to lie?’ Drawing on tested ‘philosophy […]
Nixiwaka Yawanawá introduces himself to UK schools.
A School of Sanctuary is a school that is committed to being a safe and welcoming place for those seeking sanctuary. This could be people whose lives were in danger in their own country, who have troubles at home or are just looking for a safe space
This website has been put together by the Runnymede Trust and the University of Reading. It is based on research conducted by archaeologists using innovative scientific techniques to demonstrate how diverse Roman Britain actually was.