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Inequality / Poverty / Root causes of inequality /
Subjects: Business Studies / Citizenship / CSPE / Economics / LCA / LCVP / Physical Education

Root causes lesson It’s important to explore look at the root causes of broad issues of poverty, injustice and inequality-asking the question ‘Why?’ and digging a little bit deeper with students is an important part of Global Citizenship Education. It helps students make connections with their own lives but also gives them a good sense of the types of action …

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Global Goals workshop-a simple introduction workshop/lesson you can do with your students on the Global Goals including links to more information.  

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Oxfam Teaching Controversial Issues Tackling Controversial Issues PeaceJusticeSDGsResource Blakestown RE CPD Social Justice mindset through learning to Unlearn May2018

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Two good resources on controversial issues in the classroom: Tackling Controversial Issues Oxfam Teaching Controversial Issues NYCI resources: Global Rights Resource PeaceJusticeSDGsResource Resources to bring learning on Trade and Inequality a bit further: WorldTradeGame-2 Learn_Can_You_Beat_The_System_Game_Short Mike these are Science specific resources-the first one you can use for Nature of Enquiry. Scientists Discover Novel Way to Recycle Plastic JCT STEAM Sustainability …

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Charity / Perspectives / Solidarity / Stereotypes / Whole School Approach /
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The WWGS Global Citizenship Education in Practice Symposium The Global Citizenship Education in Practice took place on the 16th of May. The keynote speaker was Jen Simpson. This is her presentation Social Justice mindset through learning to Unlearn May2018 and you can find the article about the research here. The full report of the symposium will be available at the end of …

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Subjects: Computing / ICT / Design and Technology / LCA / LCVP / SPHE / Technology

Great resource What Use is my Mobile Phone? from Tipperary Youth Reach  

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Global Citizenship Resources for Religious Education Teachers: DE in RE at-Senior-Cycle Tackling Controversial Issues Oxfam Teaching Controversial Issues Global Rights Noble Goals: NYCI’s great resource on the SDGs with a particular focus on Migration. PeaceJusticeSDGsResource-NYCI’s Resource Focusing on Peace & Justice Goal Education Together Ethical Education Curriculum Ethical Education Resource Centre Educate Together ChangingPerspectives Trocaire’s Laudato Si Resource Jen Simpson’s Social …

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Equality / Wealth Equality /
Subjects: Citizenship / CSPE / Geography / Mathematics / Physical Education

An Oxfam cross curricular resource based on the Olympics but easily adaptable to other sporting events and a lot of great activities here. A Sporting Chance Intro Slideshow FINAL A Sporting Chance PE Slideshow FINAL A Sporting Chance Cross-curricular Ideas FINAL A Sporting Chance Teachers Overview FINAL A Sporting Chance PE Session FINAL A Sporting Chance Geography Session FINAL A …

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Equality / Sport /
Subjects: Physical Education / Wellbeing / Whole School Approach

A CAFOD resource made at the time of the London Olympics but the activities can be used at any time or you can adapt the more Olympics specific activities around another big sporting event.

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Subjects: Physical Education

A resource for Physical Education and Whole School based around a sports day using recycled materials.

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Fairtrade / Trade & Economic Growth / Trade Justice /
Subjects: Business Studies / Citizenship / CSPE / Economics / Geography

The World Trade Game or the Trading Game is one of the most effective simulation games to enable students realise the inequality of the world trading system. There are several versions but they all have the same aim. It’s always important to debrief after this game properly. WorldTradeGame-2 trading_game_intro_to_the_game_tcm16-28864 trading_game_leaders_instructions_tcm16-28865 trading_game_after_the_game_tcm16-28867

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Development / Global Statistics /
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A good activity from www.gapminder.org that can be used in Maths or Geography class particularly when exploring Global statistics and development

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A quick guide to Maths & Global Citizenship by Oxfam. Global Citizenship provides real-life contexts which engage learners’ curiosity and make them want to use maths to explore patterns and formulate ideas about the world

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Subjects: English

The aim of this Teaching and Learning Unit for Junior Cycle is to encourage teachers and junior cycle students to question preconceptions about asylum seekers and refugees, and to raise their awareness about the realities for people living in direct provision in Ireland, in the context of the ongoing global refugee crisis. It is based on a radio documentary ‘The …

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A quick guide published by Oxfam giving some practical tips to English teachers looking to integrate Global Citizenship into their classroom. Primarily for a Junior Cycle age group.

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Diversity / Equality / Migration / Poverty /
Subjects: English

This WWGS resource aims to support English teachers to teach through a global justice lens, a lens with great educational benefits, which meets the requirements as laid out in the junior cycle English specification, and in the (2015) framework for Junior cycle.

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Tax & Trade / Trade & Economic Growth / Trade Justice /
Subjects: Business Studies / Citizenship / CSPE / Economics / Geography

One of the root causes of poverty, inequality and injustice in the world is unfair trade. In this resource, learners will explore some of the perspectives of people in countries effected by unfair trade, and examines how individuals have overcome barriers to forming successful businesses. Learners will get the chance to consider the options available in seeking ways to combat …

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Debt / Root causes of inequality / Tax Justice / Trade Justice / Wealth Equality /
Subjects: Business Studies / Citizenship / CSPE / Geography / Politics and Society / Religious Studies

The resource provides students with the opportunity to explore how structures of poverty and inequality are maintained on a global level. Students will also consider the role that they play in the world and how they can help change the way the world works by assuming their responsibility as global citizens. A strong emphasis on audiovisual resources and active learning …

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Debt / Responsible Consumption & Production / Tax & Trade / Tax Justice /
Subjects: Business Studies

Global Citizenship/Development Education themes, such as needs and wants, sustainable development, globalisation and trade, form part of the learning in junior cycle Business Studies. This resource aims to support Business Studies teachers to teach through a global justice lens, a lens with great educational benefits, which meets the requirements as laid out in the junior cycle Business Studies specification, and …

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art / Sustainable Development /
Subjects: Art and Design

A good resource to spark some ideas created by the Ubuntu Network of teacher educators

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art / Deforestation / Life under Water / Migration /
Subjects: Art and Design

This WWGS resource aims to support Visual Art teachers to teach through a global justice lens, a lens with great educational benefits, which meets the requirements as laid out in the junior cycle Visual Art specification, and in the (2015) Framework for Junior Cycle.

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This is an extract from the resource A Study of the Opportunities for Development Education at Senior Cycle specifically on Global Citizenship Education/Development Education in Senior Cycle Art.

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Equality / Global Statistics / Inequality /
Subjects: Art and Design / Citizenship

This resource, written specially for Art and Design teachers, features a selection of classic designs illustrating particular graphic design techniques and asks learners to use these techniques to illustrate a shocking statistic about global inequality. The resource has been designed to meet the requirements of the Art and Design curricula for England, Scotland and Wales however it is very relevant …

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Stephen Farley looked at different methodologies that can be used in the classroom and also talked about Trocaire’s work.

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Subjects: Citizenship / CSPE / Physical Education / SPHE / Wellbeing

Aishling McGrath went through the opportunities for integrating Global Citizenship Education in to the Wellbeing Framework

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