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Ways to Discuss the Conflict in Yemen in Your Classroom

Heavy rains turning dirt roads into muddy rivers. My mother boiling huge pots of water that we collected each day from a spring down the road. The smell of freshly baked bread from the market. Driving...

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What the FIFA Corruption Scandal Tells Us about Globalisation

Here John offers his personal reflections to help teachers use the FIFA scandal as a stimulus to more critical thinking about globalisation. ...

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Five Reasons to Welcome Refugee Week into Your School

Refugee Week is taking place this year from the 15th-22nd June. This post includes links to some of the best materials for teaching about refugees and asylum seekers. Our new resource combines learning...

How can 2015 help more children to go to School?

2015 is an important year for education - world leaders will gather this September in New York to discuss and decide how to tackle global poverty over the next 15 years. Through these new...

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What Teachers Say about Oxfam's Youth Ambassador Programme

Our Youth Ambassadors programme is all about supporting young people and the skills and confidence they build. Passionate young people plan and determine the outcome of their actions, putting them...

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Swanlea Goes Vegetarian

Ranjna Dudhia describes how staff and students at Swanlea School came together to mark World Food Day. ...

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What Happens in the Classroom Stays in the Classroom

There's a slogan I've seen pasted across posters advertising holidays in Las Vegas. It reads 'what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas.' Working for Oxfam's Education & Youth...

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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...