Every minute 30 people are forced from their homes. This animation encourages children and young people to reflect on journeys made in history and by their own families. It explains that the refugee crisis is global, yet the vast majority of refugees stay close to their home countries.
These detailed and informative newsletters are a fantastic way to engage pupils in reading whilst learning about the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
Teaching ideas and useful links
International man of controversy…
These short documentary films from the United Nations’ Office for the Co-ordination of Humanitarian Affairs present forgotten humanitarian crises. Examples include hard-hitting topics such as: problems with recent elections in Kenya, female
Fiction books provide a rich and exciting stimulus when introducing global concepts with children and can provide the stimuli for a series of P4C inquiries.
This collection of resources from the Catholic aid charity CAFOD will help secondary students to engage with issues of justice through the medium of sport.
In this three-part resource from CND, students investigate what happened before, during and after the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. They then put President Truman on trial and decide whether or not the bombings were justified.
Use Think Global’s new global wallplanner for 2018-2019 to plan for global learning in your school. The theme for this year is Ethical Trade and the Sustainable Development Goals. The wallplanner features colourful photos showcasing a range of ethical traders, producers and suppliers from all around the world, along with a poster of the Global Goals.
During the course of a year, the UN observes a number of ‘International Days’ to raise awareness of global issues and to encourage action by governments and communities. This resource brings these issues to life in the classroom, with ideas on how young people in the UK can contribute to resolving them.