Learning for a more just
and sustainable world

Modern Studies resources

Global Learning and Cartoons - This short guide suggests a range of activities for using cartoons as a way to explore global issues, suitable for ages 11-14 plus. Cartoons can be funny, educational, satirical, challenge norms – put simply, they can change the world. They are a powerful communication tool, with great potential to support global learning. Free to download from the Global Dimension website, though you will need to register. 

Everyone Everywhere - This cross-curricular teachers' pack contains eight lesson plans by Amnesty International to teach about human rights, through exploration of topics such as refugees, maternal mortality and freedom of expression. 

5:50:500 – This is a collection of over 100 stimulus sheets designed to encourage and support discussion and debate on a range of key development, justice, human rights and environment issues, with supporting background information, activities and web-links.

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