These British Red Cross resources explore the protections in place for those in conflict zones and the impact conflict has had on the lives of those affected. What is and isn’t legal during armed conflict? What are the Geneva Conventions? These British Red Cross resources introduce young people to the principles of international humanitarian law or the ‘rules of war’.
Global Express is a teaching resource from Oxfam Intermón (Spain) which explores different global themes. This particular issue explores how basic social and human rights are necessary to combat poverty and inequality.
An excellent set of six lesson plans exploring the impact of war and conflict on children, children’s rights and children’s stories.
Teaching the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict and Conflict Resolution
There are few world regions with greater significance in terms of current affairs than the Middle East. With 5% of the world’s population but only 1% of its water, conflicts over basic resources can be a source of underlying tension in a region characterised by ethnic and religious diversity. The use of water can help pupils to understand how life in the Middle East can be very similar to, but also different from, living in the UK.
This resource for pupils aged 14-16, including six lesson plans, explores issues of prejudice, intolerance and community cohesion in the context of the 1995 Srebrenica genocide.
Syria: Third Space is an exhibition of new work by Syrian artists. This resource pack provides activities to encourage pupils to look really closely at some of the exhibits, and to provide creative and thought provoking responses to them.
Teaching ideas and links.
This resource explores the use of drones and killer robot technology in conflict and beyond. Pupils learn to ask deep questions about automaton technology and consider how law can hold users of drone technology to account. They will consider actions
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.