Exploring the fault lines of a global pandemic

A dashboard of tools, resources, ideas and stories.

Updated: March 7, 2023

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Young people from 18 countries in 6 continents react to the initial ‘wave’ of the coronavirus. A video series produced by Connor Kirwan and Toni Pyke.

Generation Lockdown in 2 minutes: Thailand

Generation Lockdown in 2 minutes: Thailand

Generation Lockdown in 2 minutes: Uganda, Italy & Australia

Generation Lockdown in 2 minutes: Brazil & Norway

Generation Lockdown in 2 minutes: India & Spain

Generation Lockdown in 2 minutes: El Salvador & Cambodia

Generation Lockdown in 2 minutes: Ethiopia & UK

Our Features

Seeing is believing: how media mythbusting can actually make false beliefs stronger

Misinformation about the coronavirus is rampant but when the mainstream media tries to debunk these myths, it can sometimes backfire..

No, Covid vaccination in Africa not just 6%, as tweet claims – uptake improving

A tweet that claims only 6% of the African population is vaccinated against Covid is false. The actual figure, according to the World Health Organisation, is 21%.


5 Resources on COVID-19 and its Impact

Here’s a run down of 5 teaching resources on the impact of Covid-19 that you have to check out. A list, introduced by Ciara Regan.

The Method – Vaccine nationalism or multilateralism?

An activity that can be adapted across Junior Cycle subjects that looks at questions of supply and global demand of vaccines – and what would an ethical Covid-19 vaccine programme look like?

Solidarity in Action 2021 – A Journey in Global Citizenship Education

This online publication comprises of critical reflections from participants of Solidarity in Action course, 2021.



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Five issues the US President needs to take action on - Caoimhe de Barra

No election in the world attracts as much global attention as the race for the Whitehouse. That is because no political office in the world has as much global reach as that of the US President. (via Trócaire)

Covid-19 has revealed a pre-existing pandemic of poverty that benefits the rich

The World Bank’s flawed and misunderstood poverty benchmark has led to a deceptively positive picture and dangerous complacency. By outgoing UN special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Philip Alston (via The Guardian)

COVID-19 and Development Education

A range of perspectives to inform practice and provoke debate, following a public call for submissions (via The Centre for Global Education, Belfast)

Small Changes

A podcast series of one-on-one interviews with people who've seen a problem in the world and set out to change it. By The Guardian

Change the World

Young people across Ireland share their thoughts on the Sustainable Development Goals and how we can achieve them. By National Youth Council of Ireland and

Will Black women decide the next US president?

The Take. An AJ+ podcast presented by Imaeyen Ibanga