Use these useful links (all in English) to find out more about global citizenship methodologies, skills development and global issues.
- The Guardian: How to teach climate change. Comprehensive advice for educators covering background knowledge and teaching strategies. https://www.theguardian.com/teacher-network/teacher-blog/2014/mar/03/how-to-teach-climate-change.
- The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report is the global go-to source for the latest research on climate change. http://www.ipcc.ch/report/ar5/.
- Oxfam’s climate change curriculum resources. http://www.oxfam.org.uk/education/resources/search-results?q=climate%20change.
- Oxfam’s Policy and Practice climate change blog has up-to-date case studies and debate about Oxfam’s work on climate change. http://policy-practice.oxfam.org.uk/blog/subject/climate-change.
- Oxfam GB (2014) - 'Even It Up: Time to end extreme poverty'. Oxfam delves into the causes of the inequality crisis and looks at the concrete solutions that can overcome it. http://policy-practice.oxfam.org.uk/publications/even-it-up-time-to-end-extreme-inequality-333012.
- Oxfam GB (2016) - 'More or Less Equal?' Classroom resources for English, Maths and Geography exploring Young Lives in an unequal world.
- Oxfam GB (2016) - 'An Economy for the 1%: How privilege and power in the economy drive extreme inequality and how this can be stopped'. The most recent statistics about how many billionaires hold more wealth than the rest of the world combined. https://www.oxfam.org/en/research/economy-1.
- Oxfam GB (2015) - 'Birth Rights: Maternal Health and Inequality in Ghana'. Classroom resources to explore the relationship between healthcare and inequality in Ghana. http://www.oxfam.org.uk/education/resources/explore-birth-rights.
- Young Lives. An international study of childhood poverty, involving 12,000 children in 4 countries over 15 years. How similar are children's lives across the world? http://younglives.qeh.ox.ac.uk/.
- Schools of Sanctuary supports schools to become a safe and welcoming place for people seeking sanctuary. https://schools.cityofsanctuary.org/.
- The Refugee Council works with refugees and people seeking asylum in the UK to provide practical support and advice. https://www.refugeecouncil.org.uk/.
- The UNHCR is the United Nations Refugee Agency. It produces regular reports and statistics about refugee emergencies around the world. http://www.unhcr.org/.
- The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It publishes regular data and reports about both forced and voluntary migrations across the world. http://www.iom.int/.
- Oxfam GB (2016) - 'A Safe Haven? Britain's role in protecting people on the move.' Oxfam's overview of what the UK should do to deliver on its responsibility to respond to global displacement. http://policy-practice.oxfam.org.uk/publications/a-safe-haven-britains-role-in-protecting-people-on-the-move-605192.
- 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/.
- IF Campaign (2013) - 'Enough Food for Everyone If: The Need for UK Action on Global Hunger'. Explores why people go hungry when there is enough food to feed everyone. http://www.savethechildren.org.uk/sites/default/files/docs/report_if.pdf.
- Geographical Association resources exploring the geography of food. http://www.geography.org.uk/cpdevents/onlinecpd/geographyoffood/.
- FAO food price index. The FAO publishes regular statistics on changes in global food prices. http://www.fao.org/worldfoodsituation/foodpricesindex/en/.
- Explore Land Grabs. Classroom resources about land grabs. http://www.oxfam.org.uk/education/resources/explore-land-grabs.
- Behind the Brands. Check the way the food companies that make your favourite brands do business (Oxfam America). http://www.behindthebrands.org/.
- Data on Sustainable Development Goal 3, ‘Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.’ http://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/health/.
- The Guardian (2016) – ‘What the world's women pack in their maternity bags – in pictures.’ https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/gallery/2016/jan/29/what-world-women-pack-maternity-bags-in-pictures.
- Oxfam’s ‘Questions About Health’ is a resource that uses images and information as a stimulus for discussion about access to health care around the world. http://www.oxfam.org.uk/education/resources/questions-about-health.
- The World Health Organization’s information on health services around the world. http://www.who.int/topics/health_services/en/.
- 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
- The Schools for Future Youth ‘What is Global Citizenship’ PowerPoint provides an overview of what we mean by global citizenship and a global citizen and explains opportunities and challenges for global issues around the world.
- Oxfam GB (2015) - 'Education For Global Citizenship. A guide for schools'. http://www.oxfam.org.uk/education/global-citizenship/global-citizenship-guides.
- Oxfam GB (2015) - 'Global Citizenship In The Classroom. A guide for teachers'. http://www.oxfam.org.uk/education/global-citizenship/global-citizenship-guides.
- Oxfam GB (2006) - 'Teaching Controversial Issues'. http://www.oxfam.org.uk/education/global-citizenship/global-citizenship-guides.
- Sapere trains teachers in Philosophy for Children and encourages children to think critically, creatively, collaboratively and caringly. http://www.sapere.org.uk/.
- The British Council's Connecting Classrooms programme supports schools to develop global citizenship through international school partnerships. https://schoolsonline.britishcouncil.org/about-schools-online/about-programmes/connecting-classrooms.
- Get Global! A skills based approach to active global citizenship. https://www.actionaid.org.uk/sites/default/files/schools_get_global.pdf.
- 100 Ways to Energise Groups: Games to use in workshops, meetings and the community. http://www.aidsalliance.org/assets/000/001/052/ene0502_Energiser_guide_eng_original.pdf?1413808298.
- RISC - 'How Do We Know It's Working?' A toolkit of activities to measure attitudinal change. http://toolkit.risc.org.uk/.
- The UK Parliament's 'How to?' guides. How citizens can get involved in the democratic process. https://www.parliament.uk/get-involved/.
- Into Film provides training and resources for teachers to use within both formal and informal education. Films are aimed at 5-19 year olds contextualised for all four nations of the UK. https://www.intofilm.org/.
- Future Youth Schools Forums develops young people's skills to enable them to participate and/or organise a Youth Forum on a global issue. http://www.fys-forums.eu/en/.
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.