Why Comics? Education Charity brings contemporary humanitarian and social issues (such as racism, conflict, migration, bullying, trafficking and climate change) into the classroom through interactive literary comic books based on real-life testimony.
Published by the British Institute of Human Rights, this easy-to-read eBook will take you on a whistlestop tour of where our human rights came from, how they’re protected in the UK by the Human Rights Act, and the difference our Human Rights Act has made in real life in the 15 years that it has been in force.
Nikki Mattei from Fashion Revolution introduces their campaign and educational resources calling for greater transparency in the fashion industry.
This resource supports learners aged 11-18 in thinking critically about the complex conflict in Yemen and its human impact. It also provides advice on ways to take action such as writing to their MP or organising a fundraising appeal.
This teaching resource aims to help 11-14-year-olds to engage critically with the novel The Bone Sparrow and to reflect on the themes, and on the relationships between fact and fiction.
Cathy Denford is Artistic Director of Risky Things theatre & film. Here she writes about their educational film Blue Moment and explains how it can be used in the secondary classroom.
Serdar Ferit and Paulina Tervo are two Co-founders of Lyfta, a digital storytelling platform. In this blog they introduce the Ethiopian village of Awra Amba and show how its story can be used to teach about human rights.
Hazel Falck is Project Coordinator for Doc Academy, which aims to encourage the use of documentary film within formal learning in UK schools. Here she presents a set of new teaching resources exploring the 2015 feature-length documentary about Malala Yousafzai.
The title of this popular development education resource reflects the fact that over 80% of the world’s population lives in the “Developing World” and less than 20% live in the “Developed World”, but consume far more of the world’s resources.
These creative teaching resources from Oxfam help pupils to discover the role of music in bringing about social change in the USA and Latin America.