With its focus on a richly diverse range of texts to promote critical thinking, Diverse Shorts fills a gap in the educational experience of today’s secondary pupils and offers challenging material by renowned authors writing about issues important to the world today.
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.
This resource offers learners a chance to look back through the archives of Oxfam’s work celebrating their 75th anniversary and consider how to end poverty.
Words That Burn is a national project developed by Amnesty International and The Poetry Hour, which challenges young people to make a difference through poetry and use that medium to explore and express human rights.
This free booklet from Amnesty International UK provides a set of 10 interactive lessons for primary schools. It helps provide pupils with an understanding of their own human rights and the values and attitudes that underpin them.
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.