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These three booklets use ‘easier English’ versions of New Internationalist articles to explore a wide range of global justice issues. For use in English/Literacy and ESOL classes for students aged 11 and above.
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.
Amnesty International has developed a range of teaching resources to accompany film screenings of films including:Slumdog Millionaire, Blood Diamond, The Kite Runner, Hotel Rwanda, The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas, Good and Persepolis.
This guide has been developed by Oxfam together with the National Association of Teachers of English (NATE), and explores ‘why teach English with a Global Citizenship approach?
Teaching ideas and links.
The news is a great global dimension resource.
In January 2010, a devastating earthquake rocked Haiti’s capital, Port-au-Prince. It was a story that made headline news around the world. But it’s not the only story that Haiti has to tell.
Rosemary Clarke from the One World Centre, Isle of Man, reports on the film competition they ran this year for primary schools.
This website aims to bring documentaries into UK secondary schools. It features clips from a range of excellent documentary films exploring many different social and global issues. There are detailed lesson plans accompanying the clips