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Was Kermit right when he sang "It’s not easy being Green"..?

It IS easy being Green. Check out these tools, great case studies and ideas to start a food garden at your school. Read more »
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More than 85,000 students took action to Close the Gap

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This year, more than 85,000 students and more than 5000 teachers at 371 schools showed their support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health equality – making it the biggest National Close the Gap day in history. Read more »

Hot topics in the classroom

How do you incorporate a controversial topic like refugees and asylum seekers into your classroom? This week’s blog includes excellent resources to give you some starting points… Read more »
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Talking about human rights

RightsED is a range of education resources for teachers developed by the Australian Human Rights Commission. Its aim is to help students explore and understand human rights and responsibilities. Read more »

Start your lesson with this little gem

This short animated video about coal consumption in the USA and the power used by everyday appliances makes a great starting point for some animated classroom discussions. Read more »

A new look at transforming education

Can we change how the education system works? Creativity expert Sir Ken Robinson makes us think how and why we educate, challenging assumptions and raising as many questions as he answers. Read more »

EngageMedia: Supporting video activism in the Asia Pacific

EngageMedia is a social justice organisation supporting video activists across the Asia and Pacific region. Read more »
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What women want? The voice of women workers at the UN

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Union delegates at the 55th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women report that while increasing numbers of women are participating in tertiary level science and technology education, this has not translated into equal career opportunities or equal pay. Read more »
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Literacy…an invaluable gift unwrapped

Whether working in a Phnom Penh garment factory or living in a remote rural village, literacy can be a ticket towards a better life. Read more »
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Global rights at work: key to ending poverty

Supporting labour rights is— fundamentally—about supporting an end to global poverty. The Global Rights at Work project shows how education and skills building can help women and men in developing countries to secure better working conditions…and better lives. Read more »