Teaching for sustainable development through ethical global issues pedagogy: A resource for secondary teachers. This resource contains guidance on how to teach about complex global issues, think critically about the causes of the issues, who they effect, and how they are being handled. It includes several through provoking and engaging teaching resources accompanied with student […]
Discover the rich breadth of ways in which learners can engage with the SDGs.
If you made a list of goals to make our world a better place, what would be on it? Ending poverty? Tackling climate change and environmental degradation? Achieving gender equality? What would be your priorities and why?
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a set of ambitious and urgent goals and targets aimed at changing our world for the better. Packed with practical advice, useful information, cross-curricular activity ideas and inspiring case studies; this guide aims to deepen teachers’ understanding of education about and for the SDGs.
The conflict in Syria has internally displaced 4.25 million Syrians and 1.9 million refugees have fled to neighbouring countries, including Jordan and Lebanon. This is the fastest growing refugee crisis in the world; a crisis that currently threatens to outstrip its humanitarian response.
Oxfam’s schools resources outline the impact of the crisis on refugee children in Lebanon and Jordan, and suggest how young people in the UK can effectively respond.
This pack contains four classroom-based activities themed around the Commonwealth and has been designed to help your pupils further their understanding of the Commonwealth and the world around them.
This teaching pack for secondary schools aims to develop awareness and understanding of the UN and the global issues it tackles. It has 5 lessons on the UN: working for us all; keeping the peace; fighting poverty; promoting human rights; Model UN.
The British Red Cross have produced 2 teaching activities, for ages 11-19 which provides learners with the opportunity to reflect on the crisis by considering some of the individuals involved and thinking about what people really need in a situation like this.
Oxfam’s resources include practical activities to explore the crisis, films, and a slideshow with pictures from Kutupalong camp in Bangladesh, enabling pupils to learn more about the needs of people in a refugee camp.
Developed by UNA-UK, this resource provides background information, support and lesson plans for schools and teachers planning to run or participate in a Model United Nations event.
Learning about organisations such as the UN can give young people an insight into the complexity of some global issues and the processes of decision-making at the highest levels.
This Activity Kit for KS3&4 (ages 11-16) provides suggestions for teaching about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs or ‘Global Goals’) – a set of 17 ambitious targets that aim to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all.