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.
The Catholic aid charity CAFOD has a selection of secondary and Post-16 teaching resources on the issues of peace and conflict.
With its focus on a richly diverse range of texts to promote critical thinking, Diverse Shorts fills a gap in the educational experience of today’s secondary pupils and offers challenging material by renowned authors writing about issues important to the world today.
Amnesty International has developed teaching activities for primary school to accompany an illustrated book featuring John Lennon’s song ‘Imagine’, which imagines a world at peace.
This free booklet from Amnesty International UK provides a set of 10 interactive lessons for primary schools. It helps provide pupils with an understanding of their own human rights and the values and attitudes that underpin them.
This Think Global activity kit for Key Stage 3 (ages 11 to 14) helps teachers and learners to explore the concept of a supply chain and the impacts of each stage; analyse the people and resources behind a product; and investigate how the decisions consumers make affect the way companies behave.
To get pupils aged 7-14 thinking about fairness, equality and community ActionAid has teamed up with SAPERE, the creators of ‘Philosophy for Children’ (P4C) resources, to create these activities exploring tax injustice.
Nikki Mattei from Fashion Revolution introduces their campaign and educational resources calling for greater transparency in the fashion industry.
The start of a new year is often a time to reflect. This set of resources from Oxfam includes teaching ideas to help develop both personal and class resolutions.
This set of resources for 9-13 year olds from Oxfam will help teachers energise computing lessons by getting pupils to delve into data from across the world.