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World Malaria Day 2018 17 April 2018

This year’s theme for World Malaria Day (25 April 2018) is ‘Ready to beat malaria’. This mission is set by the World Health Organisation (WHO), calling on countries to improve access to life-saving prevention tools urgently. Click here to take a look at this resource.


Send My Friend to School 10 April 2018

Did you know that 84% of primary children go to school worldwide - 74% in the least developed countries? According to Unicef, the figures for secondary children are 60% and 36%. Oxfam has produced new resources for GLP-Wales linked to the 2018 Send My Friend to School campaign ‘Make Schools Safe’.

Oxfam Education and Send My Friend to School have developed these materials for the Global Learning Programme (GLP-W). 


International Day of Happiness 20 March 2018

Did you know that the tiny Himalayan state of Bhutan has greater happiness as a national goal instead of wealth?  

Founded by the United Nations in 2012, the International Day of Happiness is celebrated throughout the world on 20 March. Why not take a look at these ideas from the Global Learning Programme (GLP) and celebrate happiness in your school in 2018?


Women's History Month 01 March 2018


World Day of Social Justice 19 February 2018

20 February is the UN’s annual celebration of the World Day of Social Justice – why not take this opportunity to explore this topic through global learning activities in the classroom?

The GLP-W social justice page presents a number of resources and background reading to understand social justice as a key issue for global development


Fairtrade Fortnight 2018 12 February 2018

2018 marks the 10th anniversary of Wales being declared the world's first Fairtrade Nation. From the 26th February to 11th March, we celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight. Download the free guide to progression here, and download the rest of the Fair Trade resources here.


Women's Right to Vote 05 February 2018

February 2018 is the anniversary of (most) women winning the right to vote in the UK, well behind New Zealand in 1893. Why not investigate this important democratic milestone with these resource ideas and history activity  from the GLP-W?


Holocaust Memorial Day 2018 16 January 2018

27th January is Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD).


New Years Resolutions with a Difference 11 January 2018

Happy new year! To mark the start of 2018, why not ask your pupils to make New Year Resolutions with a difference using this Oxfam resource?