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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...

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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....

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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...

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Let It Grow

Whether you already have a food-growing school garden, or you are planning one, Dave Richards from RISC explroes how you can use it to enrich the global dimension. ...

Cyclone Pam, Hurricane Ivan and Climate Change

Hearing news of the devastation Cyclone Pam wrecked on the tiny Pacific archipelago of Vanuatu cast my mind back to another tropical storm on a different continent but with a very similar impact....

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Food for Thought

It can sometimes seem a bit daunting to tackle those big global issues in a 45-minute lesson plan. That's why food is such a good starting point - we all buy it and eat it, but what do we actually...

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Fashion Revolution Day 2015

Ian Cook is an Associate Professor of Geography at the University of Exeter, and runs the spoof shopping website followthethings.com. Ian is Fashion Revolution Day's education lead, you can download...