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Resources for teachers

Oxfam Australia’s range of interactive education resources and opportunities help equip students with the knowledge, skills and values to actively participate in a globalised and digitally connected world. Teachers and students can explore global perspectives, social justice and active citizenship in relevant and meaningful ways.

Resources are produced in consultation with teachers and students to ensure they are relevant, appealing and are in line with current trends in pedagogy, popular youth culture, digital technologies and the Australian Curriculum requirements for Key Learning Areas. Content areas address the three Cross-Curricular Priorities and include but are not limited to; poverty, social justice, climate change, gender, Indigenous rights, ethical fashion, food equity and sustainability.

Oxfam Australia is uniquely placed to provide materials for study that present authentic and credible voices to explore these themes. Source materials include video, animation, blogs, photo-stories, infographics, statistics, stories from the field and more.

Oxfam Australia acknowledges that students often feel overwhelmed by and disconnected from global issues. Resources are designed to ensure problems presented are supported by solutions. Students are supported to build their confidence and capacity to make ethical, sustainable and informed choices to help shape solutions to global problems at a local, national or global level.

Term One Featured Resource: Close The Gap

During Term Four your students can explore the National Close the Gap campaign, and the health crisis facing Australia’s Indigenous peoples. Through videos, stories, action guides, event ideas, facts and tips, students can learn more the issue and how they can help close the gap.

Classroom resources

Oxfam has a range of innovative resources for teachers and students to explore issues surrounding poverty, justice and global active citizenship in ways that are relevant and appealing.

3things, Oxfam’s youth movement

3things schools program, Class of Change, offers opportunities for secondary students to think and behave as ethical global citizens through linking with other students, learning about issues, asking questions and taking actions.

Educators shaping change: active citizenship and social justice in your classroom

Oxfam’s Educators shaping change is a lively blog featuring ideas, resources and tools for bringing social justice and active citizenship into your classroom and throughout your school.