5 minutes with: May Jansem, Education Intern

May is currently completing a six month placement with the Oxfam Education & Youth team as part of her university studies.  ...

The Question is: “Should Scotland be an independent country?”

Tomorrow we will put a cross against "Yes" or "No". ...

For The Love Of... Guest post by Fiona Dear

Fiona Dear works as a Campaign Manager at The Climate Coalition. This post discusses the new For The Love Of campaign. Oxfam Education have produced free resources for teaching about the effects...

International Literacy Day 2014

The aim of International Literacy Day is to highlight the importance of literacy to individuals, communities and societies. We agree with the United Nations that literacy is important because...

Guest post: Let students lead for active global citizenship

This latest guest post has been contributed by Caroline Ferguson, an English and History teacher now living in Singapore. In this post Caroline discusses her perspective on promoting active global...

8 reasons to be an Oxfam Youth Ambassador

At the end of the Summer term, we reviewed what our Youth Ambassador's have been doing over the last year. Reading through the feedback from the groups was so inspiring: we always suspected that...

Guest post: Fanta discusses youth participation in Niger

This latest guest post is part of a series looking at inspiring examples of global citizenship from across the world. These posts would be good to look at with your pupils as you can ask them to...

What's in a story? Summer reading

I have always valued the summer holidays as a time for reading all those novels I never seem to get round to in term-time.  I am sure that I am not alone.  I have managed six novels so...

Guest post: “Despite a barrage of bad press, today’s young people are socially engaged and getting ready to change the world for the better...”

In the most recent edition of Teach Secondary magazine Michael Lynas from the National Citizen Service Trust wrote about his experiences with young people today as connected and informed global citizens....

Raising voices; demanding rights – International Youth Day 2014

This post is part of a series looking at global citizenship activities from young people all around the world. In this post youth campaigners from countries where Oxfam's My Rights, My Voice...