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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...

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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...

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5 minutes: with John McLaverty, Education and Youth Advisor.

What did you do before working for Oxfam? I was a teacher for 25 years, mainly of History, Sociology and Citizenship - although for some strange reason I was also judged competent to teach...

Guest post: Caroline Hamer Discusses Word Wealth

Caroline Hamer is the Head of English at Tupton Hall School in Derbyshire. She is a blogger and can be found on Twitter. The post below discusses the social justice issue of 'word wealth'...

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My Experience at the Youth Global Citizens Club

In this blog post Ngoc Ly from the Youth Global Citizens Club at Bishop Challoner School writes about the group's inspiring active global citizenship work on a number of issues.  ...

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Nelson Mandela Day: Lesson Resources

Our resources on the life and work of Nelson Mandela are perfect for supporting learning in the run up to Mandela Day on the 18th July. The resources allow pupils to develop their skills in comparing,...

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What is ‘real’ African music and what has it got to do with global learning?

DJA and D'banj in 2004, Wikimedia Commons One of the most fascinating CPD workshops in the Global Learning Programme for schools in England explores teachers' and students' perceptions...

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Global Citizenship and SEN

Photo: Berge at Hadamar, the former site of a T4 Killing centre, now a memorial. Individuals with special educational needs and disabilities often face exclusion from society.  A...

Richard King

5 minutes with: Richard King, National Education Strategy Advisor

What did you do before working for Oxfam? Before working for Oxfam I worked as a teacher. What did you get in trouble for at school? Asking too many questions. What did...

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"This is for my sisters across the world" Sadia's inspirational poem

13-year-old global citizen Sadia Ahmed has written a powerful poem commanding listeners to speak out about issues she feels strongly about, including human rights, gender and inequality. Sadia attends...