Free teaching resources: Citizenship and PSHE

Title Date Size Type

How much is the World Cup costing Brazil? - Infographic poster

This World Cup has been the most expensive yet. Use this infographic poster with the accompanying power point to find out how the money was spent and discuss alternatives. Suggested for the new English KS2/3 and PSHE KS2/3 curriculums.

By Lucy McDonnell
30/06/2014 623.82 KB pdf

Female genital mutilation (FGM)

To mark the International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) on the 6th February we have developed a new set of KS3-4 teaching resources. Female genital mutilation is often shrouded in secrecy and may feel like a difficult and sensitive topic to tackle in the classroom.These resources focus on dispelling myths around female genital mutilation and on the powerful stories of girls, women and men who have been affected by this practise and are working to eradicate it. Suggested for KS3 and KS4 Citizenship and PSHE lessons. (Published January 2014).

By Vaila McClure
31/01/2014 2.01 MB zip

Bananas make good plates - food sustainability in Chembakolli

Find out why ‘Bananas make good plates’ by downloading this KS2 Chembakolli PowerPoint with teacher's notes, lesson plan, activity sheet and templates. Explore different foods grown in Chembakolli, why we should cut down on food waste and how to make the best from our food crops. (Published June 2013).

By Vaila McClure
29/05/2013 14.8 MB zip

Rio+20: the future we want

The PowerPoint and supporting activity sheets and teacher’s notes explain what Rio+20 is as well as linking the key ideas of the conference with case studies from around the world. Learners explore what is meant by sustainable development and think about some of the possible solutions to the environmental and economic challenges we face. Suggested for KS2 and KS3 Citizenship and Geography lessons, and for teaching about Rio+20, the UN conference on Sustainable Development. (Published June 2012).

By ActionAid
18/06/2012 7.46 MB zip

Rio+20: Food rights

The PowerPoint and supporting case study handout and teacher’s notes explore sustainable development through the lens of food rights. Case studies illustrate why people are going hungry around the world and encourage learners to evaluate different approaches to solving the problem of hunger. Suggested for KS3 Geography and Science lessons, and for teaching about Rio+20, the UN conference on Sustainable Development. (Published June 2012).

By ActionAid
01/06/2012 6.47 MB zip

Beyond Chembakolli: education in Gudalur

This KS2 PowerPoint explores barriers to education for Adivasi children and looks at how you can take action to help children around the world get an education. Please note there are teachers' notes beneath each slide. (Published April 2012)

By ActionAid
17/05/2012 3.13 MB ppt

Rio+20: Unpredictable Rain

The PowerPoint and supporting teacher’s notes consider the relationship between climate change, unpredictable rainfall patterns and global drought warnings. It includes case studies from the UK, The Gambia, Senegal and India. Suggested for KS2 and KS3 Citizenship and Geography lessons, and for teaching about Rio+20, the UN conference on Sustainable Development. (Published June 2012).

By ActionAid
10/05/2012 3.85 MB zip

Uganda after Kony

This KS3-4 resource investigates the impact of decades of violent conflict on people’s lives in Giriki, eastern Uganda, and how people there are rebuilding their lives. Developed in response to Invisible Children’s ‘Kony2012’ campaign. (Published March 2012)

By ActionAid
27/03/2012 4.74 MB zip

Debating 'Kony2012'

This KS3-4 resource helps learners explore and debate some of the issues raised by the controversial ‘Kony2012’ film made by the charity, Invisible Children. (Published March 2012)

By ActionAid
26/03/2012 204.15 KB pdf

Fair Trade and Chembakolli, 2012

KS2 PowerPoint and activity. This PowerPoint looks at how Adivasi (tribal) communities produce Pure Nilgiri Tea, what is meant by 'fair trade' and how their tea is being traded fairly. A handy resource for Fair Trade Fortnight. (Published 2012)

By ActionAid
08/02/2012 5.08 MB zip

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