This website presents the often untold stories of generations of migrants who shaped the British Isles. It draws on the words and research of over 60 historians based in universities and historical institutions.
This teaching resource from Oxfam is based around a short film, part of Oxfam’s Stand as One campaign which asks the public to stand in solidarity with people forced to flee.
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?’
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.
The Catholic aid charity CAFOD has developed a range of activities including film and PowerPoint to help children explore the refugee crisis in Europe.
This photo-teaching resource accompanies Think Global’s 2016-2017 Global Wallplanner. It uses 24 colourful, real-life photos to explore the ‘Social and Solidarity Economy’ – a movement that seeks to alleviate poverty through community empowerment, mutual benefit and economic growth.
Queens of Syria is the story of fifty Syrian refugee women, now living in Jordan, who came together to create and perform their own version of The Trojan Women, the timeless Greek tragedy by Euripides about the plight of women in war.
This teaching resource from the British Red Cross is designed to help young people gain a better understanding of the humanitarian impact of the refugee crisis. Activities build learners’ empathy for the real people affected by the crisis.
This set of resources from UNICEF supports teachers in exploring the refugee and migrant crisis with children and young people at school.
These British Council resources have been developed in collaboration with First News. They support teaching activities during Refugee Week, an annual event which celebrates the positive contributions that refugees have made to the UK.