Education teaching resources

Education Teaching Resources

We consider education a basic right in this country but in many parts of the world children are missing out. These resources look at schooling around the world and the obstacles some children overcome to get to class.


Kariah Sherrif (L), Mary Koroma (Second on left), Zainab Sesay (Second on right) & Millicent Kamara (R) in the kindergarten at Kola Tree Community School, Western Area, Sierra Leone

Photo: Caroline Thomas/ActionAid

Tax, fairness and 'Philosophy for Children'

To get your class thinking about fairness, equality and community we've teamed up with SAPERE, the creators of 'Philosophy for Children' (P4C) resources. Using the subject of tax avoidance, this resource is made up of age-appropriate activities which have been written with your pupils in mind.

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The children who saved their school

Use this incredible, true story to give literacy lessons an inspirational lift.  Along with reading, writing, spelling and creative activities, three homemade videos tell the story of the children who fought to stop their school closing down, and won!

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Education is a girl's right

Inspire your class with these stories of girls fighting for their right to education. Download these great posters including the stories of Fozia and Sadia from Pakistan who have both fought to return to education following a long absence.

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Female genital mutilation (FGM) teaching resources

Created for Key Stage 3 and 4 citizenship and PSHE classes, these resources focus on dispelling myths around FGM. They also include the powerful stories of those who have been affected by FGM and those who are working to eradicate it. 

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Ebola: The myths and facts - teaching resources

Dispel the myths and learn the facts about the Ebola virus outbreak in Western Africa. This resource includes a quiz, photo-slideshow, maps, activity and infographic, and is suitable for an assembly or class lesson. Adaptable for Key Stages 2, 3 and 4.

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