Promoting Action

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The Oxfam Youth Ambassadors Programme

The Oxfam Youth Ambassadors programme aims to empower pupils to learn and take action for themselves. Along with the knowledge and values that they have gained from learning about global issues, the programme helps to equip pupils with the necessary skills and confidence to be pro-active in making a positive difference in the world.

We promote a Learn-Think-Act approach to global citizenship. This ensures pupils have time to learn more and think critically about their agency, before taking informed and responsible action.

Youth Ambassadors

Calendar of Action

Explore topical ways to develop students' skills

Download activities and action ideas 

Promoting Action in Informal Education

Here are some guides explaining how Oxfam can help young people achieve their Duke of Edinburgh Award, Global Challenge badge or Chief Scouts Award.

Oxfam support for the Duke of Edinburgh Award

Scouts and Oxfam: Links to the Global Challenge

Oxfam support for the Chief Scouts Award: Platinum Diamond or Queen

Harts Ladder of Participation

Roger Hart's Ladder of Participation is a useful illustration of the principles we hope teachers will use when engaging pupils to promote action, This means putting young people at the heart of activity design.