Our Africa website

Our Africa is a website developed by SOS Children, a charity that has been working in Africa for the past 40 years. The aim of this ambitious project is to let children across Africa film their lives and countries the way they see them.

Global Issues 5

This is the fifth in a series of five write-in project organizers, one for each year of the International Baccalaureate’s Middle Years Programme (which covers ages 11-16). It contains six units, each with a different theme drawn from the UN Millenniu

Global Issues 4

This is the fourth in a series of five write-in project organizers, one for each year of the International Baccalaureate’s Middle Years Programme (which covers ages 11-16). It contains six units, each with a different theme drawn from the UN Millenni

Global Issues 3

This is the third in a series of five write-in project organizers, one for each year of the International Baccalaureate’s Middle Years Programme (which covers ages 11-16). It contains six units, each with a different theme drawn from the UN Millenniu

Global Issues 2

This is the second in a series of five write-in project organizers, one for each year of the International Baccalaureate’s Middle Years Programme (which covers ages 11-16). It contains six units, each with a different theme drawn from the UN Millenni

Remembering 9/11

Ten years on from 9/11 we’ve drawn together resources to teach about the event.

Conflict resolution

Peace and conflict can be viewed from a very local scale as well as being seen as key global issues. Finding out how conflicts start and how they can be resolved is important for keeping the peace both in the classroom and in the wider world. Exploring these issues helps young people get a handle on their own emotions and see things from someone else’s perspective.

Challenging extremism locally and in the wider world

Accrington Academy in Lancashire worked with local artists to tackle extremism, through an intensive programme of dialogue with students, reflecting on local and then wider world issues. This led to the creation of a public art installation and a Community Ambassador programme.