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Useful Links/References

Use these useful links (all in English) to find out more about global citizenship methodologies, skills development and global issues.
Climate Change
Inequality
Refugees
Education
  • Send My Friend to School is the annual schools campaign speaking out for the millions of children missing out on school worldwide. www.sendmyfriend.org.
  • UNESCO's Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report produces regular statistics and reports outlining global progress towards the 4th Sustainable Development Goal for Education. http://en.unesco.org/gem-report/.
  • A World At School is a global campaign working to get all children into school. http://www.aworldatschool.org/.
  • The Malala Fund is led by Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai and works to secure 12 years of quality education for all girls. https://www.malala.org.
  • The Global Campaign for Education brings together education campaigners from around the world united to secure the right of everyone to a free, quality public education. http://www.campaignforeducation.org/en/.
Food
Health
Humanitarian Aid
  • To find out more about Oxfam’s work on humanitarian emergencies including where Oxfam GB is currently providing humanitarian assistance, visit Oxfam GB’s Policy & Practice website. http://policy-practice.oxfam.org.uk/our-work/humanitarian.
  • The UNHCR is the United Nations Refugee Agency. It produces regular reports and statistics about humanitarian emergencies around the world. http://www.unhcr.org/.
Improving Global Issues, Making a Difference and Being Part of the Solution
  • The Schools for Future Youth ‘Improving Global Issues’ PowerPoint looks at challenging power and how to make a sustainable difference.
  • The Schools for Future Youth ‘Examples of How to Improve Global Issues’ provides practical examples of charities, NGOs and businesses who have taken local and national actions to challenge a global issues.
  • The Schools for Future Youth ‘How can you make a difference’ guide explains how to take action on an individual, local, national and international level, and identifies ‘targets’ and ‘influencers’.
  • The Schools for Future Youth ‘Being part of the solution PowerPoint shows the path from you, as an individual, to achieving the solution you want for an issue you are taking action on and explains what needs to happen in-between to turn your action and the solution into a reality!
Global Citizenship Education Methodologies
Skills Development
Other Interesting Websites
  • TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks. TED is a community that believes passionately in the power of ideas to change attitudes, lives and, ultimately, the world. https://www.ted.com/.
  • The Global Development page from the Guardian newspaper. Up to date news and comment from development issues around the world. http://www.theguardian.com/global-development.
  • BBC World News. Select from Africa, Asia, Middle East and Latin America. Up to date news, videos and streamed broadcasts from around the world. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world.