This toolkit supports educators and young people to develop and apply critical thinking skills to the ever-changing demands of online and offline communication. Aimed at KS3, but includes useful ideas for all ages.
Section 1 provides background information about how this resource came to be and how it links with UK education practice and priorities.
Section 2 provides activities and ideas to inspire lesson planning and enhance schemes of work. It can be adapted for use in assemblies, tutor time, PSHE, collapsed timetable, school linking days or for the training of digital leaders within school or out of school settings.
Photographs are a valuable tool in global citizenship, helping learners to explore similarities and differences; strengthen questioning, critical thinking and cooperation skills; challenge assumptions and stereotypes; build empathy and develop respect for others. Use this colourful collection of images and accompanying activities to help learners aged 7-14 years to consider the importance of food and […]
Oxfam Unwrapped gives life changing gifts; whether it’s helping to kick start a business or provide emergency kits in a crisis.
This resource encourages learners to explore the impact of charity gifts, development and the Sustainable Development Goals. They can also get creative by designing a new fundraising initiative.
What will your learners unwrap?
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.
It’s a shocking fact that just 8 billionaires own the same wealth as the poorest half of the planet. Use this interactive quiz to learn more about inequality and explore its impact on the UK and developing countries.
Enhance learners’ critical thinking, problem solving skills and understanding of cause and effects. Get to grips with global inequality and see the solutions that are available.
It’s a universal truth that a picture tells a thousand words. Images and artefacts can help bring your lessons to life. They can challenge stereotypes, engender empathy and increase your learners’ understanding of other countries and cultures.
Explore how to effectively use photographs in your lessons to foster debate and promote positive images of the countries you’re learning about.
Inspire learners to come together creatively and innovatively to create change. Use engaging case studies, key facts and statistics to help learners gain a firm understanding of maternal health care in Ghana.
Take a participatory approach to encourage learners to collaborate and form opinions, and guide them through the creation of an action plan to meet their Global Citizenship Challenge.
Martin Luther King famously once said “before you finish eating breakfast in the morning you’ve depended on more than half the world”.
Globingo (or ‘Find Someone Who’) is a fun starter activity to explore some of the ways in which we are connected to people in other countries – from the food we eat to the clothes we wear.
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.