Resource pack for teachers to introduce students aged 13-18 to the rules of international humanitarian law. Shows how IHL aims to protect life and human dignity during armed conflict and prevent / reduce suffering and devastation caused by war.
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’.
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 series of secondary lesson plans (aimed at ages 11 to 16) from Parliament UK focuses on diversity and equality in the UK, looking at equality laws and how they have changed over time.
This pack provides lessons, an assembly and films which are aimed to encourage students aged 14-16 to explore the issues surrounding the use of the death penalty, one of Amnesty’s oldest and most established campaigns. The assembly is in the form of
- Booklet (free)
- DVD (free)
Eco-Fish is a fun game for students to play competitively and thereby learn about the global issues surrounding a natural resource. Students are divided into country teams. They ‘go fishing’ and quickly learn that they have to negotiate rules to ensure the fish stocks don’t run out.
- Teacher's Pack (£87)
This teaching resource from the British Red Cross allows students aged 14-16 to explore issues of fairness and justice through the lens of international humanitarian law (IHL). It helps students see the bigger picture in conflict situations and approach controversial issues through different perspectives.
These free teacher briefings from the British Red Cross are short, easy-to-read overviews covering a range of challenging topics. They give the background, modern relevance and significance to students, plus lesson ideas and activities.
The British Red Cross has a series of free lesson plans online based on stimulating videos, intriguing photos and challenging real-life situations. These are ideal for Citizenship, PSHE and beyond.
- Website (free)
MILieU is a set of 53 cards available as a paid-for PDF download, each with a topic or question for discussion printed on it, some with suggested activities to research further. They are designed to get students thinking, discussing and researching lots of different issues in society such as environmental sustainability, politics, sociology, moral judgement, enterprise, common sense, financial literacy, the law and more.
- PDF (£16.50)
A selection of starters, filler activities and homework exercises to stimulate students’ interest and add freshness to your teaching. They present real-life situations and ask pupils to explore what they would do at different points in the story.
The articles in this book offer a critique of the citizenship curriculum in England. A convincing case is made for an inclusive citizenship agenda that builds on human rights (including children’s rights) education, multicultural education and antiracist education.
- Book (£19.99)
This resource pack supports teachers and others who seek to address issues of racism and diversity in schools and the curriculum. Practical and accessible, it outlines the key issues and provides clear strategies and approaches to challenging racist
- Book (£16.99)