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Shahana: Through My Eyes by Rosanne Hawke

The first book in a powerful and moving fiction series about children living in contemporary conflict zones. Shahana lives alone with her young brother in th...
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Global Education Project, Victoria's curator insight, June 20, 2013 5:27 AM

Shahana is the first of a series of books for readers from 11-15 called Through My Eyes.  Each of the books is about children living in war zones. This novel, set in Kashmir, portrays the emotions and the resourcefulness of children affected by war and may elicit some understanding of why people seek to move from one country to another under these circumstances.

 

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Teacher's Corner | Free Lesson Plans and Resources for Teachers - USA for UNHCR

Teacher's Corner | Free Lesson Plans and Resources for Teachers - USA for UNHCR | GEP Millennium Development Goals resources for the classroom | Scoop.it
Educational Resources USA for UNHCR supports the UN Refugee Agency's humanitarian work to protect and assist refugees around the world.
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ActionAid: End poverty. Together.

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ActionAid Australia is a rights based anti-poverty agency addressing the root causes of poverty and injustice - not just the effects. At the heart of our work is the belief that each of us - rich or poor - is entitled to the same basic human rights.
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MDG Acceleration Framework

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The framework provides a systematic way for countries to develop their own action plan based on existing plans and processes to pursue their MDG priorities.
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In 2010 the Millenium Development Goals were reviewed. Spearheaded by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and instigated at a   local level, groups came together to identify, prioritise and attend to those factors which were impeding the success of reaching targets in set goals. 

 

AC Geography Years 7-10 Curriculum focus: Regional and global places in an environmental and human context

Cross-Curriculum Priorities: Sustainability

General capabilities: Critical and creative thinking, intercultural understanding, ethical behaviour

Global education emphases: Interdependence, cultural diversity, human rights and social justice, sustainable futures

 

 

 

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Social experiments to fight poverty

TED Talks Alleviating poverty is more guesswork than science, and lack of data on aid's impact raises questions about how to provide it.
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Map: What Countries Have the Worst Gender Gaps?

Map: What Countries Have the Worst Gender Gaps? | GEP Millennium Development Goals resources for the classroom | Scoop.it
In Half the Sky, a documentary series and book, journalists Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn offers a compelling narrative of women’s suffering.

Empowering young women as a means to reducing poverty.
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Fritz's curator insight, April 28, 2014 2:46 PM

This could help with the Location questions.