Climate change isn’t a looming crisis – it’s a destructive force affecting millions of lives right now. And the people who have contributed the least to the climate emergency are suffering most. These real-life stories from Malawi and activity ideas support learners aged 9 to 14 to learn and think about the human impact of […]
Test your learners’ climate consciousness. Climate change is the single greatest threat to the progress which has been made to end poverty. It will most profoundly affect the world’s poorest people who are less able to deal with shocks and have contributed least to the changing climate. This quiz can help your learners explore the […]
12-year-old Daeka has taken a 360° photo to show the effects of drought in her village in east Africa. To complement the photo, ActionAid has created resources to help pupils understand what drought is and how it affects people, plants and animals.
Oxfam Water Week for Schools provides opportunities for young people to learn and think critically about water issues, before taking informed and meaningful action.
Water Explorer is a fun, inspiring and educational programme that empowers thousands of 8-14-year-olds in 11 countries around the world to lead joint action on water issues for their schools and communities. It is free to all schools taking part.
Make The Link is an online resource developed by the Centre for Science Education of Sheffield Hallam University and Practical Action. It aims to help the next generation make the link between science and global poverty reduction.
A global primary Upd8 from ASE and Practical Action. This resource looks at a ‘big question’ facing Sujan and his family from Bangladesh… how can they grow crops on land which is made of sand?
This is a role play activity from Practical Action that enables pupils aged 11-18 years to understand some of the key factors that place people around the world at risk from the effects of natural hazards.
Designated by the UN in 2013.
Useful links and teaching resources to help you cover the issue in class.