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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 /
Subjects: CSPE

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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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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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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Subjects: Mathematics

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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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 / 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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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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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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Award / Global Passport / Whole School Approach /
Subjects: Whole School Approach

The Global Passport workshop explored the Global Passport in-depth with a view to applying for the passport Reviewing School Policies – Planning Tool Planning review template GP data teachers Global Passport 2018.pptx

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Action / Campaigning /
Subjects: CSPE / English / Geography / Politics and Society / Religious Studies

Materials from Deirdre Walsh’s workshop on Taking meaningful action at the Teacher Training session in City West in February 2018 Amnesty Taking Action Workshops WWGS 1st Feb Amnesty Taking Action Workshop Project Planning Calendar Amnesty Taking Action Workshop How to Prepare for Meeting with Your TD Amnesty Taking Action workshop CAMPAIGN PLANNING TOOL hot air balloon SMART Objective handout

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