This class activity is part of a series of resources designed to accompany our Global Learning Wallplanner. Each Class Activity explores a different monthly value highlighted in the Wallplanner, with the aim of deepening understanding of the relevance of these themes to both global issues, and students’ daily lives. The Class Activity resource below explores […]
This class activity is part of a series of resources designed to accompany our Global Learning Wallplanner. Each Class Activity explores a different monthly value highlighted in the Wallplanner, with the aim of deepening understanding of the relevance of these themes to both global issues, and students’ daily lives. The Class Activity resource below explores January’s […]
One group of people most impacted by the Coronavirus Pandemic is the world’s population of refugees and displaced people. There are approximately 25 million refugees in the world, facing unique struggles in access to healthcare, government assistance, and sanitation. Venngage analyzed the data and created this collection of infographics to help paint a fuller picture of COVID-19’s […]
Teaching for sustainable development through ethical global issues pedagogy: A resource for secondary teachers. This resource contains guidance on how to teach about complex global issues, think critically about the causes of the issues, who they effect, and how they are being handled. It includes several through provoking and engaging teaching resources accompanied with student […]
Oxfam’s ‘Stand as One’ film and teaching materials inspire students to think about our similarities and what we all need to have a good life. Build empathy with refugees and imagine what it would be like to leave everything behind.
Use photographs, stories and facts to develop empathy and increase your learners’ understanding of the issues facing refugees. Learn more about the experiences of refugees across the world. Develop an action plan to meet the Global Citizenship Challenge whilst making a difference in your local community. Download: Activity 1: Human Connections (256kB) Think about how […]
Oxfam’s youth leadership resources outline how young people in the UK can take action to make sure that Syria’s children, who make up half of refugees, are Seen and Heard. The project involves peer teaching, organising a postcard petition and meeting their MP. On 15 March 2020 it will be nine years since the conflict […]
The conflict in Syria has internally displaced 4.25 million Syrians and 1.9 million refugees have fled to neighbouring countries, including Jordan and Lebanon. This is the fastest growing refugee crisis in the world; a crisis that currently threatens to outstrip its humanitarian response.
Oxfam’s schools resources outline the impact of the crisis on refugee children in Lebanon and Jordan, and suggest how young people in the UK can effectively respond.
How should the international community respond when poverty and conflict combine to create a crisis? Learn about the “unseen emergency” in South Sudan, the world’s newest country. Raise awareness in your school or community and influence MPs to help prevent the crisis worsening. On 9 July 2011 South Sudan gained independence from Sudan but celebrations […]
The world is experiencing an enormous refugee crisis with 65 million people having been forced to flee their homes. Thousands of people have made terrifying journeys trying to find safety and claim asylum in another country.
Use this quiz to learn more about the current refugee crisis, and understand the difference between refugees and asylum seekers. Encourage empathy with refugees and explore the stories behind the headlines.