With your class, explore this year’s theme, “A Better World” through the use of our lesson plans which were developed by teachers, for teachers. These materials will help you and your pupils to think and talk about development issues in an exciting and engaging way. All the materials are designed to support curriculum areas/areas of learning, and Literacy and Numeracy strategies are integrated throughout the lesson plans.
This year’s theme “A Better World” is linked to the UN Global Goals. Having used some or all of the classroom materials available on this website to help pupils understand the Goals, choose the topic under this theme which most interests your pupils. Projects in any medium could focus, for example, on any or all of the following:
Whatever the chosen topic, it is important to ensure that the project addresses the theme “A Better World”, with a focus on the developing world context.
This is the fun part! Once you and your class have chosen a topic, now it’s time to create a project that shows others how your group/class/school responded to this year’s theme. The list of possible projects is endless but here are some ideas which might help you get started:
Pupils should communicate what they have learned to the rest of the school and/or the wider community. Pupils could, for example:
Don’t forget to note how your pupils engaged with others in the Entry Diary.
Enter your completed project into the Our World Irish Aid Awards and show off all of your hard work!
Make sure to complete the entry form, including the Entry Diary section, and send it, along with the project, to:
Our World Irish Aid Awards
c/o Real Nation
24 Arran Quay
Or email the project to: firstname.lastname@example.org