Commonwealth education pack

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. 

UN Matters Teaching Pack

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.

Fleeing violence in Myanmar

Refugees arrive by boat at Shah Porir Dwip Island in Bangladesh. Credit: British Red Cross

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.

Rohingya Crisis

Rohingya crisis resources

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.

Model United Nations

Model United Nations

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.

United Nations

United Nations logo

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.

Global Learning and the Global Goals

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.

Global Learning and the Global Goals

This Activity Kit for KS2 (ages 7-11) 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

Reframing Rio – School Resources

Reframing Rio looks at the promises made in the 1992 Earth Summit and at what has happened in the 20 years since then. By following the lives of 11 children in 10 different countries around the world, a series of short films provides an overview of