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.
Liven up your literacy lessons with gripping stories and colourful activities from ActionAid that show what life is like for many child refugees. Use these resources to build literacy and empathy, and to help your class to answer questions such as: ‘How is life different for child refugees?’ and, ‘if you were a refugee, what would you take?’
Inspire your school with stories from four fearless women who became inspirational leaders. Use this KS3 and KS4 resource from ActionAid as an assembly or in a citizenship class as a discussion starter on the issue of women’s rights.
Suitable for lessons in Geography, Citizenship and English, ActionAid’s secondary school resources on the refugee crisis will help your students to understand the lives and experiences of refugees as they tell their own stories, in their own words.