How can 2015 help more children to go to School?

2015 is an important year for education - world leaders will gather this September in New York to discuss and decide how to tackle global poverty over the next 15 years. Through these new...

What Teachers Say about Oxfam's Youth Ambassador Programme

Our Youth Ambassadors programme is all about supporting young people and the skills and confidence they build. Passionate young people plan and determine the outcome of their actions, putting them...

Swanlea Goes Vegetarian

Ranjna Dudhia describes how staff and students at Swanlea School came together to mark World Food Day. ...

What Happens in the Classroom Stays in the Classroom

There's a slogan I've seen pasted across posters advertising holidays in Las Vegas. It reads 'what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas.' Working for Oxfam's Education & Youth...

For the Love of...

 This guest post was written by Flora Bowen from Bootham School in York.   How will climate change alter the things that we love?   This was the question...

What Does the General Election Mean for Under 18s?

What does the General Election mean for under 18s? The general election news is everywhere, the battle buses are out and about and politicians are visiting hospitals and schools all over the...

If I Were Prime Minister...

A vibrant and topical class assembly or tutor session. Ahead of the UK general election on 7th May 2015, inspire your learners to consider what they would do if they were elected as...

The Children Who Don't Go to School

This is Hawanatu. She was 13 years old when I met her chopping vegetables on a crowded street in Pamaronkoh, a slum on the eastern edge of Freetown, Sierra Leone's capital city. Her mum cooked...

Five Years of Oxfam Water Week

2015 marks the fifth year of Oxfam Water Week, a project which provides opportunities for young people to learn and think critically about water issues, before taking informed and meaningful action....

Water Week - Where Your Money Went

Oxfam Water Week provides opportunities for young people to learn and think critically about water issues, before taking informed and meaningful action. While this action can take many forms, the...