This is a great activity to reinforce pupils understanding of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and some of the issues linked to them. This quiz is designed to help pupils become familiar with some of the issues and solutions relating to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The Global Learning Wallplanner lays out Global Days and celebrations across the school year, to help educators engage their students in Global Learning and Global Citizenship. Through discussion questions, facts, and challenges students will expand their understanding of a range of cultures and of global challenges, past and present, and learn the importance of values in […]
International Women’s Day is celebrated annually on 8 March. It is a day when people around the world come together to recognise the achievements that women and girls have made, as well as call for further action to close the gender gap in terms of education, health, economics and politics.
Use this short and easily-adaptable resource to introduce issues related to gender equality, encourage learners to think critically, and inspire them to take action in their own schools and communities.
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Take a trip to rural Sierra Leone to find out about the cocoa farmers who are working to protect the Gola rainforest from deforestation.
This is a role play assembly for secondary schools. It is designed for three student narrators.
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This story will transport you to a farm in Côte d’Ivoire where you will have the chance to meet an inspiring cocoa farmer named Therese Kouame.
Therese’s story on powerpoint is a fantastic way to teach students about cocoa farming in Cote d’Ivoire, basic human needs and the importance of a living income for cocoa farmers. At the end of the story you will find a list of suggested follow-up activities to consolidate student learning.
This story will transport you to a village in Western Sierra Leone where you will have the chance to meet Beshey Konneh, a 14-year-old-boy whose parents are cocoa farmers.
Beshey’s Story is a fantastic way to teach students about daily life in rural Sierra Leone, different types of agriculture in the country, and the difference between cash crops and subsistence crops. At the end of the story you will find a list of suggested follow-up activities to consolidate student learning.
This story will transport you to a farm in Western Sierra Leone where you will have the chance to meet an inspiring cocoa farmer named Lucia Mansaray. Lucia’s Story is a fantastic way to teach students about the Gola Rainforest, forest friendly cocoa farming and Fairtrade Premium. At the end of the story you will […]
A film made in 2020 for schools about the people of the great Gola Rainforest in Sierra Leone, West Africa. 14-year-old Beshey shares the story of his family, explaining how a group of cocoa farmers have come together to protect the forest, and develop their communities through Fairtrade. The challenge for the people of the […]
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Get your learners thinking about justice, equity, and sustainability with these assembly ideas on Global Citizenship themes. Topics include reducing waste, co-operation, our links with others across the world, diversity, and local and global news. There’s also an assembly calendar to help you keep up to date with hot topics.
Think Global worked with RNIB to update and develop resources for the ‘Dots Raise Lots’ campaign, designed to help young people and schools learn more about sight loss and help spread awareness of the value of braille as a reading method for blind and partially sighted people.
Every minute 30 people are forced from their homes. This animation encourages children and young people to reflect on journeys made in history and by their own families. It explains that the refugee crisis is global, yet the vast majority of refugees stay close to their home countries.
These resources from CAFOD help pupils to understand that poverty stops people from living life to the full. CAFOD works with communities around the world to end poverty and build a brighter world.
This teaching resource accompanies Think Global’s 2018-19 Global Wallplanner. The theme
for this year’s wallplanner is Ethical Trade and the Sustainable Development Goals.
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.
This website, from the international charity CAFOD, includes lots of freebies for teachers. The site includes assembly ideas, downloadable resource packs, quizzes, online activities and stories suitable for using with different age groups.
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These resources, a ‘similarities and differences’ workshop plan and an assembly pack, have been produced by the charity Remembering Srebrenica, which raises awareness of the 1995 Srebrenica genocide in Bosnia-Herzegovina.
From UNICEF UK’s Rights Respecting Schools team, this is a pack of 10 secondary assembly presentations enabling teachers to explore children’s rights with young people aged 11 and upwards.
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A topic-based online resource that puts literacy and critical thinking at the heart of primary teaching. Each topic starts with a story and then takes a cross-curricular journey exploring the theme using lesson ideas and resources.
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The Catholic aid agency CAFOD has developed a range of secondary school teaching resources which support teaching about the issues of fair and unfair trade in the classroom.
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This free teaching resource for Key Stages 2 & 3 (ages 7 to 14) accompanies Think Global’s 2017-18 Global Wallplanner. It uses some of the wallplanner photos of seasonal fruit and vegetables to explore the theme of Ethical and Sustainable Consumption.