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...

Guest Post: How Project Trust Engage Young People to be Active Global Citizens

 "With almost half of the world's population under the age of 25, today's youth are a major demographic force. As a wellspring of ideas for innovation, young people have become...

Deptford Green School visit with representatives from ‘Food for Change’ South Korea

Millie, an Oxfam Youth Ambassador, recently completed a work experience placement with the Oxfam Education team. In this post Millie writes about visiting the World Shapers programme at Deptford...

Children and Youth Shaping the Future

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What Makes a Good Quality Education, and How Can a Global Education Goal Help?

What makes for a good quality education? With so much rhetoric about declining educational standards, the content of our national curriculum and how to measure school performance, it would appear...

International Youth Day 2014

International Youth Day is a brilliant opportunity to celebrate the contributions of young people and support the applying of their creativity and imagination to overcome challenges. This year's...

5 minutes with: Katherine Hughes, Education Communications and Project Officer

What did you do before working for Oxfam? During my time at university I volunteered for Oxfam as an Emergency Fundraising Coordinator and I established a community campaigning group in Cornwall...

Women, all over the world, together to #EndFGM

Female Genital Mutilation is an important issue that both teachers and fellow pupils should be aware of. The PSHE Association have produced an excellent resource for teachers who suspect a child...