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.

Rohingya Crisis

Rohingya crisis resources

Oxfam’s resources include practical activities to explore the crisis, films, and a slideshow with pictures from Kutupalong camp in Bangladesh, enabling pupils to learn more about the needs of people in a refugee camp.

Treasures of Maqdala

Pupils learn about how some of the Ethiopian artefacts in museums in the UK came to be here and the repercussions this is still having today. They debate whether or not they think the artefacts should be returned to Ethiopia.

Lessons in sustainability

An excellent resource book compiled by teachers from the West Midlands for teaching and learning about sustainable development issues. It was produced in the context of the World Summit on sustainable development in Johannesburg (2002) and highlights

Exploring Our World

This is a very good, well-produced, comprehensive, active learning resource for helping students to investigate interdependence and social justice. It is set within the island of Ireland and at the international scale.

Development Compass Rose

The aim of this pack is to introduce teachers to the Development Compass Rose, a teaching concept that provides a framework within which participants can raise questions on development issues.