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.
This useful website presents development information in an easily accessible format, and would be ideal research material for upper secondary Geography or Economics pupils. The site includes statistics from the United Nations Human Development Report
Martin Kirk suggests two important questions students can ask to find out about global poverty.
This lesson plan, with supporting background information and brief case studies, is produced by Plan UK. It aims to help teachers and students explore the global issue of girls’ rights.
This book, published by New Internationalist, features over 50 thematic world maps which graphically analyse every key indicator and vital statistic of modern life, from wealth and power, war and peace through to rights, health and the environment.
Use football to: examine inequality; explore footballers & others who have taken action to make the world fairer; consider how new rules in football could make the game fairer; and understand causes, effects & solutions to inequality in Brazil.
This resource consists of one five-minute film clip and a downloadable infographic which explore the original Millennium Development Goals and the progress that has been made towards achieving each goal.
This resource consists of one five-minute film clip and a downloadable infographic which explore the Millennium Development Goals and the progress that has been made towards achieving each goal.
This resource is the result of a collaboration between Marie Stopes International and Think Global. It consists of a lesson plan based around a short film. The film tells the story of Moriom, a young woman from the Kishoreganj region of Bangladesh, who nearly died because she wasn’t able to access maternal healthcare. The resource […]
Heather Saunders from Plan UK looks ahead to International Day of the Girl.