Resources for teachers on One World Week

The theme for One World Week 21-28 Oct 2018 is

The World is changing – How about Us?

There are lots of areas to explore: poverty, hunger, the Sustainable Development goals. Also the environment – waste, plastics, the loss of species, the changing climate.

And it’s also about changing the way we live.

There are loads of resources to help:

Global Dimension





There’s lots of information on this local Campaign Exchange website including:

Offers of speakers,

Key dates through the year,

Film ideas…

Also you can find links to loads of local groups


The One World Week website




Lots of our partner groups produce materials for schools eg:



Christian Aid 

The Fairtrade Foundation


Practical Action

One World Week is part of a Global Education Week across Europe – all working on the same theme. You can find great resources and see what people are doing in different countries on this site








Have a look at UNICEF’s World’s largest lesson for teaching about the Sustainable Development Goals




Portsmouth Museum will be producing a worksheet on how people used to live without plastics for One World Week.

Portsmouth Music Hub have produced a One World song and a range of other songs on recycling,  plastics, walking to school, sea levels…

Hope not hate offer schools free sessions on prejudice, discrimination and inequality.

Don’t forget that Black History Month and Journeys Festival international are happening in October too.