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Schools leading schools in global learning

Oxfam Education has worked with four schools in London, Kent and Liverpool to develop professional development training (CPD) aimed at supporting other schools to move forward on their global learning...

Leicester City: Have the Foxes become Black Swans?

During the 2014 football World Cup I wrote a blog post warning about the unhealthy concentration of wealth in a handful of top football clubs. I predicted that, for the foreseeable future, the English...

Amber Rudd reports on the Paris climate conference

In January Amber Rudd, Secretary of State for Energy & Climate Change, returned to St Mary Star of the Sea Primary School to discuss climate change and to tell the young people about the Paris...

Spread the word... Poets wanted!

Do you think it's fair that 62 of the world's richest people own the same wealth as the poorest 3.6 billion people?  This year, Oxfam and The Poetry Society are running...

Young People meet their MPs to Lobby on Climate Change

Pearl Van-Dyke, Campaigns Trainee, talks about her experience of visiting Parliament and the climate change action which young people hope for in 2016. ...

St Mary's Primary School meets Amber Rudd MP

On Friday 20 November six pupils from St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Primary School in St Leonards, Sussex, embarked on an exciting mission. They were meeting their MP Amber Rudd, Secretary of...

Teaching Toilets this World Toilet Day

This World Toilet Day (19th November) Oxfam has a treat for your class! We love talking about toilets, but let's face it most toilets are fairly bog-standard! Not these Oxfam-built toilets featured...

Cocoa Plant

A World Without Chocolate

Martin Luther King famously said 'Before you finish eating breakfast, you've depended on more than half the world'. And it's true; 40% of the food on British plates is imported from...

A New Curriculum for Global Citizenship

What should a Curriculum for Global Citizenship for the next decade include? That was the question the Oxfam Education team revisited at length a year ago and, after lots of consultation with a wide...

A World of English and Literacy We Can’t Ignore

The European refugee crisis, intense conflict in Syria and Yemen, the devastating effects of climate change on small-scale farmers, growing inequality between and within countries... Our news reports...