Queens of Syria

Queens of Syria

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.

Remembering the Battle of the Somme

Remembering the Battle of the Somme

This education pack from the British Council is designed to help teachers introduce aspects of the Battle of the Somme and the ways in which it is being remembered 100 years later.

Refugee Week resources

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.

Empire, Faith and War

Empire, Faith and War

Two History schemes of work for Key Stages 2 and 3 that focus in depth on the experiences and contribution of Sikh soldiers from the Indian subcontinent fighting on behalf of the UK during World War I.

Extreme Dialogue – Chris and Damian’s story

Extreme Dialogue - Chris and Damien's Story

A counter-extremism educational resource that aims to reduce the appeal of extremism and offer a positive alternative to the increasing amounts of extremist material and propaganda available online.

Extreme Dialogue – Daniel’s story

Extreme Dialogue - Daniel's Story

A counter-extremism educational resource that aims to reduce the appeal of extremism and offer a positive alternative to the increasing amounts of extremist material and propaganda available online.