Teachers & Educators
Materials and guides for educators in formal and non-formal education.
Political cartoons can contribute to one of education’s core objectives – the building of critical thinking. Explore 6 activities for using cartoons by Colm Regan
Political cartoons offer a visceral and critical space to question ideas, arguments and what we see in the world around us. Explore this cartoon by editorial cartoonist with the Irish Times, Martyn Turner, on the topic of Covid-19 vaccines and ‘investments’ by G7 countries
Is gluaiseacht é an ceartas aeráide a adhmhaíonn go bhfuil iarmhairtí sóisialta agus eacnamaíochta agus bagairt ar shláinte poiblí ag baint leis an athrú aeráide. Ní hamháin go bhfuil na hiarmhairtí seo ann, ach siad i bhfad níos measa sa chuid den domhan atá i mbéal forbartha. Níl an neamhionnanas seo ceart ná cóir. Mar sin, is gá le stráitéisí maolaithe agus oiriúnaithe fadtéarmacha.
October 16th is World Food Day, an international day celebrated every year to commemorate the founding of the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation. Ciara Regan introduces a range of activities to get you started on teaching the issues, the debates and key ideas around World Food Day
On the 25th anniversary of the most progressive agenda to advance women’s rights across the world, Ciara Regan introduces the Beijing Platform for action, summarises progress to date and suggests 5 activities for classroom use.
A summary for teachers and educators with key ideas, debates and activities relating to the chocolate industry, ethical food production such as Fairtrade and the ongoing realities of child labour in the cocoa trade, by Colm Regan
2020 has been a year like no other, in particular as a result of the Black Lives Matter movement in the US and its subsequent impact on race issues globally. Toni Pyke unpacks the moment and presents an educator’s guide, having witnessed the realities of racial segregation in South Africa.
Quick-fire activities and videos to get you started on teaching the issues, the debates and key ideas around World Food Day, by Toni Pyke