Tag Archives: Citizenship

Aug. 21-24, EFTRE Conference “Religions and Relationships: Dealing with Diversity,” Sweden

[ August 21, 2013; 2:00 pm; ] The 2013 EFTRE (The European Forum for Teachers of Religious Education) conference will be held in Malmø, Sweden from August 21st to 24th, 2013 on the theme: “Religions and Relationships: Dealing with Diversity”

The EFTRE conference is aimed at those working with teachers of Religion, Citizenship or Ethics in schools across Europe. The conference features keynotes, [...]

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CFA Deadline: April 18 ,UCSIA Summer School “Culture, Religion and Society”, Belgium

[ March 25, 2013 to April 19, 2013. ] The UCSIA Summer School “Culture, Religion and Society,” to be held 25 August – 1 September 2013, in Antwerp, Belgium) focuses on the topic of Religion, Reform and the Challenge of Plurality. The school will research processes of change that arise in the interaction between religions and societies in contexts of plurality – especially and [...]

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Reclaiming Multiculturalism: Global Citizenship and Ethical Engagement with Diversity

[ November 15, 2012 to November 16, 2012. ] This event is the 3rd Annual International Symposium on Multiculturalism and is hosted by the Centre of Citizenship and Globalisation (CCG) in partnership with the Audiovisual Media Lab for the Study of Cultures and Societies (LAMACS) at the University of Ottawa. The conference will take place in Melbourne, Australia, 15-16 November 2012, and invites scholars, [...]

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Sandra Day O’Connor champions civics education

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iCivics

iCivics offers a variety of video games and other teaching tools to prepare young Americans to become knowledgeable, engaged 21st century citizens throught the free and innovative educational materials.

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Making Sense of World Conflicts

Series of lesson plans will help pupils understand the changing face of conflict. Lessons look at issues including: conflicts currently taking place, the connections between conflict and poverty, how the arms trade works and when is conflict a war. There are case studies of Sierra Leone, Cambodia, Manchester and Liberia. The activities build strength in [...]

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Your World, My World

Series of lesson plans explore the lives of four children from around the world. The resource helps pupils to explore their own lives – and the world around them – by looking at the lives of other children. The stories of children from Ethiopia, Brazil, Russia, and India, allow discussion of themes such as ‘myself’, ‘helping [...]

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Citizenship through… Religious Education

"Citizenship through… Religious Education" provides teachers with a springboard to great Citizenship lessons through ICT, PSHE, Geography and History at KS3, RE and English. Also available are Citizenship through work-related learning and enterprise and Citizenship through informed and responsible action.

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Get Global

This practical guidebook introduces active Global Citizenship for teachers of 11-16 year olds. Guidebook provides clear and effective ways for pupils to work together on any issue of importance to them.  With easy-to-follow steps, lively activities, games, and support for pupils in choosing, researching and planning an action. There are also ideas for assessing and [...]

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We work together – Can you?

Resource includes teaching ideas to help develop cooperation and thinking about peace and conflict on a global scale. It links working together on a small scale to large scale conflicts around the world and explores ideas about different cultures and beliefs.

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