Rohingya Crisis

A slum around the UNHCR-government run camp of Kutupalong which existed before the current crisis.. Photo credit: EU/ECHO/Pierre Prakash

Due to violence in Myanmar, more than 600,000 Rohingya people have been forced to flee to Bangladesh. Find links to new teaching resources to explore the crisis in your classroom.

UN Matters Teaching Pack

This teaching pack for secondary schools aims to develop awareness and understanding of the UN and the global issues it tackles. It has 5 lessons on the UN: working for us all; keeping the peace; fighting poverty; promoting human rights; Model UN.

Rights Respecting Schools Award

UNICEF’s Rights Respecting School Award encourages schools to use the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child as the basis for enhancing teaching, learning, ethos, attitudes and behaviour. The scheme started in 2004 and is running in 4,000 primary and secondary schools in the UK.