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Wider World (Inequalities)

A collection of classroom resources by Scoilnet

 

 


OXFAM
I AM SYRIAN
Show Racism the Red Card

I am just a number in a different world...different from the world I came from.

- Hasan

 

 

Syria - A children's Crisis? - Presentation

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/18526/18207.ppt Added: 15 Aug 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Presentation

Introduces the crisis and poses key questions. Includes guidance notes alongside each slide.Oxfam's schools resources outline the impact of the crisis on refugee children in Lebanon and Jordan, and suggest how young people can effectively respond.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
JC
SPHE

Strand: Myself & the Wider World

Strand unit: Developing citizenship

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • explore how inequality might exist in the local community and suggest ways in which this might be addressed
  • explore how justice and peace can be promoted between people and groups, both nationally and internationally

Suggestions for use: Teacher should read the guidance notes to the presentation under each slide prior to the lesson. Use the presentation as a visual guide.

Strand: Useful Websites

Suggestions for use: Teacher should read the guidance notes to the presentation under each slide prior to the lesson. Use the presentation as a visual guide.

Key Skills: Communicating Managing Information and Thinking

JC
Geography

Strand: Population Settlement Patterns & Urbanisation

Strand unit: Migration

Suggestions for use: Teacher should read the guidance notes to the presentation under each slide prior to the lesson. Use the presentation as a visual guide.

Key Skills: Communicating Managing Information and Thinking

JC
CSPE

Strand: Human Dignity

Strand unit: Conflict Situations

Suggestions for use: Teacher should read the guidance notes to the presentation under each slide prior to the lesson. Use the presentation as a visual guide.

Key Skills: Communicating Managing Information and Thinking

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Language: English
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Syrian Refugee Cards

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/18524/18205.pdf Added: 15 Aug 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

36 pieces of evidence about Syrian refugees in Lebanon and Jordan by Oxfam. The cards are designed to promote critical thinking and deep questioning. Oxfam's schools resources outline the impact of the crisis on refugee children in Lebanon and Jordan, and suggest how young people can effectively respond.

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5-6 SESE Geography
JC SPHE
JC Geography
JC CSPE

How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
SESE Geography

Strand: Human Environments

Strand unit: People and Other Lands

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • become aware of various ethnic, religious and linguistic groups of peoples in Ireland, Europe and the wider world
  • learn to value and respect the diversity of peoples and their lifestyles in these areas and other parts of the world
  • study some aspects of the environments and lives of people in one location in Europe and one location in another part of the world

Suggestions for use: When each group has selected nine rights they should begin working through the 32 Syria refugee cards and, in each case, ask critically: ‘To what extent does this child or these children enjoy any of the rights my group has selected?’ A group scribe should take notes including supporting evidence. If time is short the number of cards could be reduced.

JC
SPHE

Strand: Useful Websites

Suggestions for use: When each group has selected nine rights they should begin working through the 32 Syria refugee cards and, in each case, ask critically: ‘To what extent does this child or these children enjoy any of the rights my group has selected?’ A group scribe should take notes including supporting evidence. If time is short the number of cards could be reduced.

Key Skills: Communicating Managing Information and Thinking

JC
Geography

Strand: Population Settlement Patterns & Urbanisation

Strand unit: Migration

Suggestions for use: When each group has selected nine rights they should begin working through the 32 Syria refugee cards and, in each case, ask critically: ‘To what extent does this child or these children enjoy any of the rights my group has selected?’ A group scribe should take notes including supporting evidence. If time is short the number of cards could be reduced.

Key Skills: Communicating Managing Information and Thinking

JC
CSPE

Strand: Human Dignity

Strand unit: Conflict Situations

Suggestions for use: When each group has selected nine rights they should begin working through the 32 Syria refugee cards and, in each case, ask critically: ‘To what extent does this child or these children enjoy any of the rights my group has selected?’ A group scribe should take notes including supporting evidence. If time is short the number of cards could be reduced.

Key Skills: Communicating Managing Information and Thinking

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Language: English
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UNCRC Cards

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/18533/18214.pdf Added: 15 Aug 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes / Reference

A summary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). This resource is part of the Oxfam school resources. Oxfam's schools resources outline the impact of the crisis on refugee children in Lebanon and Jordan, and suggest how young people in the UK can effectively respond.

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JC CSPE
5-6 SPHE
JC Religious Education

How it maps to the curriculum

JC
CSPE

Strand: Human Dignity

Strand unit: Conflict Situations

Suggestions for use: Print and laminate the UNCRC cards so that your students can learn about Children's rights.

Key Skills: Communicating Managing Information and Thinking

5-6
SPHE

Strand: Myself & the Wider World

Strand unit: Developing citizenship

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • explore how inequality might exist in the local community and suggest ways in which this might be addressed
  • identify some local issues of concern and explore possible action that could be taken to address these issues

Suggestions for use: Print and laminate the UNCRC cards so that your students can learn about Children's rights.

JC
Religious Education

Strand: Useful Websites

Suggestions for use: Print and laminate the UNCRC cards so that your students can learn about Children's rights.

Key Skills: Communicating Managing Information and Thinking

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Syria: A Children's Crisis Teacher Notes

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/18534/18215.pdf Added: 15 Aug 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes / Reference

Teacher’s notes, a guide to supporting young people taking action and background information.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
Religious Education

Strand: Useful Websites

Suggestions for use: Teacher should read the notes to inform themselves about the Syrian Refugee Crisis. Use along with related resources.

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Language: English
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Lesson Plans for Syria: A Children's Crisis

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/18535/18216.pdf Added: 15 Aug 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Reference

Lesson plans for exploring the crisis in greater depth.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
CSPE

Strand: Human Dignity

Strand unit: Conflict Situations

Suggestions for use: Teacher should read the lesson plan to gain ideas in carrying out the activities associated with the related resources below.

Key Skills: Communicating Managing Information and Thinking

JC
Geography

Strand: Population Settlement Patterns & Urbanisation

Strand unit: Migration

Suggestions for use: Teacher should read the lesson plan to gain ideas in carrying out the activities associated with the related resources below.

Key Skills: Communicating Managing Information and Thinking

5-6
SPHE

Strand: Myself & the Wider World

Strand unit: Developing citizenship

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • explore how justice and peace can be promoted between people and groups, both nationally and internationally
  • identify some local issues of concern and explore possible action that could be taken to address these issues

Suggestions for use: Teacher should read the lesson plan to gain ideas in carrying out the activities associated with the related resources below.

Asset type: Document
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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My tent is wet all of the time, and so cold.

-Amir Alizadeeh

Powerful Presentations on Syrian Refugees

http://www.iamsyria.org/uploads/1/3/0/2/13025755/syria_powerpoint.pptx Added: 14 Aug 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Presentation

Powerful maps and images to refer to when explaining the Syrian refugee crisis to your class. Teachers should review PowerPoint prior to lesson to check class suitability- some images will have great impact to the real problems Refugees faced on their journey. Videos are linked throughout which reinforce the struggle and challenges faced by refugees as their lives were instantly changed when they felt they needed to flee for their own safety.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
SPHE

Strand: Useful Websites

Suggestions for use: Teacher should use the PowerPoint in lesson to highlight the crisis happening in Syria and how people are fleeing their country. These images, maps and videos should be used to illustrate the struggle facing refugees. Allow students to express their opinions about rights of all humans. Perhaps a structured silent debate may be good to use as emotions may be high after viewing images and videos. Silent debate involves setting the room to agree/disagree. Teacher reads statements and students decide if they agree/ disagree.

Key Skills: Communicating Managing Information and Thinking Working with Others Managing Myself

JC
Geography

Strand: Population Settlement Patterns & Urbanisation

Strand unit: Migration

Suggestions for use: Teacher should use the PowerPoint in lesson to highlight the crisis happening in Syria and how people are fleeing their country. These images, maps and videos should be used to illustrate the struggle facing refugees. Allow students to express their opinions about rights of all humans. Perhaps a structured silent debate may be good to use as emotions may be high after viewing images and videos. Silent debate involves setting the room to agree/disagree. Teacher reads statements and students decide if they agree/ disagree.

Key Skills: Communicating Managing Information and Thinking Working with Others

JC
CSPE

Strand: Human Dignity

Strand unit: Conflict Situations

Suggestions for use: Teacher should use the PowerPoint in lesson to highlight the crisis happening in Syria and how people are fleeing their country. These images, maps and videos should be used to illustrate the struggle facing refugees. Allow students to express their opinions about rights of all humans. Perhaps a structured silent debate may be good to use as emotions may be high after viewing images and videos. Silent debate involves setting the room to agree/disagree. Teacher reads statements and students decide if they agree/ disagree.

Key Skills: Communicating Managing Information and Thinking

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Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Student Booklet on Syrian Refugee Crisis

http://www.iamsyria.org/uploads/1/3.../13025755/student_lesson_guide.docx Added: 14 Aug 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

A student guide to a lesson on the Syrian Refugee Crisis and what can be done. Booklet includes glossary of terms, the text to a video and questions based on video. Section 2 of the booklet involves students using the bbd website to plan their own escape route and students watch survivor stories realising the hardship of the journey.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
Geography

Strand: Population Settlement Patterns & Urbanisation

Strand unit: Migration

Suggestions for use: Print the booklets out for each group. Students complete the booklets in their groups and present their findings to the class. Research activities included.

Key Skills: Being Creative Communicating Managing Information and Thinking Working with Others Literacy Numeracy

JC
SC
SPHE

Strand: Useful Websites

Suggestions for use: Print the booklets out for each group. Students complete the booklets in their groups and present their findings to the class. Research activities included.

Key Skills: Being Creative Communicating Managing Information and Thinking Working with Others

Suggestions for use: Print the booklets out for each group. Students complete the booklets in their groups and present their findings to the class. Research activities included.

JC
CSPE

Strand: Human Dignity

Strand unit: Conflict Situations

Suggestions for use: Print the booklets out for each group. Students complete the booklets in their groups and present their findings to the class. Research activities included.

Key Skills: Communicating Managing Information and Thinking

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Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

Diary Assignment - Being a Syrian Refugee.

http://www.iamsyria.org/uploads/1/3/0/2/13025755/diary_assignment.docx Added: 14 Aug 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

An assignment for students to complete based on related resources lesson activities. Students will need to write a diary entry imagining that they are a teenage Syrian Refugee - There are helpful guidelines for students to use in writing this diary entry. Alternatively, students can complete the journal assignment.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
SC
SPHE

Strand: Useful Websites

Suggestions for use: In class, teacher should complete the related resources with their class to facilitate an understanding behind the Syrian refugee crisis. Teacher should print the Syrian Crisis Worksheet and assign the worksheet task for homework.

Key Skills: Being Creative Communicating Managing Information and Thinking

Suggestions for use: In class, teacher should complete the related resources with their class to facilitate an understanding behind the Syrian refugee crisis. Teacher should print the Syrian Crisis Worksheet and assign the worksheet task for homework.

JC
Geography

Strand: Population Settlement Patterns & Urbanisation

Strand unit: Migration

Suggestions for use: In class, teacher should complete the related resources with their class to facilitate an understanding behind the Syrian refugee crisis. Teacher should print the Syrian Crisis Worksheet and assign the worksheet task for homework.

Key Skills: Being Creative Communicating Managing Information and Thinking

JC
CSPE

Strand: Human Dignity

Strand unit: Conflict Situations

Suggestions for use: In class, teacher should complete the related resources with their class to facilitate an understanding behind the Syrian refugee crisis. Teacher should print the Syrian Crisis Worksheet and assign the worksheet task for homework.

Key Skills: Communicating Managing Information and Thinking

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Language: English
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Syria Deeply - Keep Up-to-Date

http://www.iamsyria.org/syria-deeply.html Added: 14 Aug 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Reference

Deeply is a website which is updated weekly providing the recent message of what is happening in Syria. Syria deeply puts the most important information of the week together in articles.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
SC
SPHE

Strand: Useful Websites

Suggestions for use: Teacher should use the website to be informed of the recent developments happening in the Syrian Crisis. Use along with the related resources attached.

Key Skills: Communicating Managing Information and Thinking

Suggestions for use: Teacher should use the website to be informed of the recent developments happening in the Syrian Crisis. Use along with the related resources attached.

JC
Geography

Strand: Population Settlement Patterns & Urbanisation

Strand unit: Migration

Suggestions for use: Teacher should use the website to be informed of the recent developments happening in the Syrian Crisis. Use along with the related resources attached.

Key Skills: Communicating Managing Information and Thinking

JC
CSPE

Strand: Human Dignity

Strand unit: Conflict Situations

Suggestions for use: Teacher should use the website to be informed of the recent developments happening in the Syrian Crisis. Use along with the related resources attached.

Key Skills: Being Creative Communicating Managing Information and Thinking

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Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

Syrian Death Tolls - I AM SYRIAN

http://www.iamsyria.org/death-tolls.html Added: 14 Aug 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Reference

Up to date and current record of the death toll in Syria. SNHR - Syrian Network for Human Rights have recorded the death tolls.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
SC
SPHE

Strand: Useful Websites

Suggestions for use: Teacher should use the website as a reference to the shocking death toll records and in keeping up to date with continuing crisis.

Key Skills: Managing Information and Thinking

Suggestions for use: Teacher should use the website as a reference to the shocking death toll records and in keeping up to date with continuing crisis.

JC
Geography

Strand: Population Settlement Patterns & Urbanisation

Strand unit: Migration

Suggestions for use: Teacher should use the website as a reference to the shocking death toll records and in keeping up to date with continuing crisis.

Key Skills: Communicating Managing Information and Thinking

JC
CSPE

Strand: Human Dignity

Strand unit: Conflict Situations

Suggestions for use: Teacher should use the website as a reference to the shocking death toll records and in keeping up to date with continuing crisis.

Key Skills: Communicating Managing Information and Thinking

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Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

Show Racism the Red Card - Education Pack and Activities

http://www.theredcard.ie/teachers.php Added: 16 Sep 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

The Show Racism the Red Card DVD Education pack is used to promote education against racism, harnessing the profile of sports stars to convey the anti-racism message. The Education pack and activities is available to download. DVD which forms part of the education pack is available to order from SRTRC (30 Euro)

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
CSPE

Strand: Rights & Responsibilities

Strand unit: Prejudice/Discrimination

Suggestions for use: Teachers can contact info@theredcard.ie to order the DVD education pack. All activities provide for active learning and project based work. Before using the pack, it is advisable to do some preparatory work due to the potentially difficult nature
of discussing racism with young people. (Teachers can complete the anti-racism online programme - see related resources) Careful consideration needs to be taken into the make up of groups and group rules should be established prior to discussions on how to challenge opinions not people. No silly questions allowed. Teachers can allow refer to the guide within the educational guide in carrying out activities.

3-4
5-6
SPHE

Strand: Myself & the Wider World

Strand unit: Developing citizenship

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • appreciate and respect the environment and learn that there is an individual and community responsibility in caring for the environment and protecting it for future generations
  • appreciate the diversity of people or groups within communities and the importance of mutual respect, empathy and understanding for living together in peace and harmony
  • be aware of the importance of mutual respect and sensitivity to the different values and attitudes held by others
  • begin to develop an awareness of the lives and culture of some people in the European Union
  • examine how justice, fairness and equality may or may not be exemplified in a community
  • examine the traditional roles that may be assigned to boys and girls in school because of their sex and become aware of ways of counteracting this stereotyping
  • explore and recognise the rights and responsibilities of both adults and children in the school community
  • explore some of the issues and concerns in the local or national community
  • explore the various ways in which the school promotes a sense of belonging
  • play a role in deciding on classroom rules and discuss and examine the importance of adhering to the school code of behaviour and discipline
  • realise what it means to belong to a group
  • recognise how each person has both an individual and a communal responsibility to the community

Suggestions for use: Teachers can contact info@theredcard.ie to order the DVD education pack. All activities provide for active learning and project based work. Before using the pack, it is advisable to do some preparatory work due to the potentially difficult nature
of discussing racism with young people. (Teachers can complete the anti-racism online programme - see related resources) Careful consideration needs to be taken into the make up of groups and group rules should be established prior to discussions on how to challenge opinions not people. No silly questions allowed. Teachers can allow refer to the guide within the educational guide in carrying out activities.

Strand: Myself & the Wider World

Strand unit: Developing citizenship

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • explore how inequality might exist in the local community and suggest ways in which this might be addressed
  • identify some local issues of concern and explore possible action that could be taken to address these issues
  • practise ways of working together and of developing a sense of belonging
  • recognise and acknowledge the various cultural, religious, ethnic or other groups that exist in a community or society and explore ways in which these differences can be respected

Suggestions for use: Teachers can contact info@theredcard.ie to order the DVD education pack. All activities provide for active learning and project based work. Before using the pack, it is advisable to do some preparatory work due to the potentially difficult nature
of discussing racism with young people. (Teachers can complete the anti-racism online programme - see related resources) Careful consideration needs to be taken into the make up of groups and group rules should be established prior to discussions on how to challenge opinions not people. No silly questions allowed. Teachers can allow refer to the guide within the educational guide in carrying out activities.

Asset type: Document
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Cost: 1
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Show Racism the Red Card - Educational Factsheets

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/19294/18988.pdf Added: 16 Sep 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

Show Racism the Red Card (SRTRC) promotes education against racism, harnessing the profile of sports stars to convey the anti-racism message. Within this resource, SRTRC provide fact-sheets on related themes such as sport & racism, football: a mans game, what can we do about racism, racism today, standards, racism: a brief history, racism & fascism, American civil rights & movement, travelers & racism, asylum seekers & refugees.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
CSPE

Strand: Rights & Responsibilities

Strand unit: Prejudice/Discrimination

Suggestions for use: Students can be divided into groups. Each group can be assigned a different fact-sheet to explore. Groups must represent the fact-sheets using a graphic organiser. Teacher should provide time for students to read and discuss the fact-sheets along with preparing their presentations. Groups present the graphic organisers to their peers/ display around the room for other groups to observe.

Key Skills: Being Creative Communicating Managing Information and Thinking Staying Well Working with Others Literacy Managing Myself

5-6
SPHE

Strand: Myself & the Wider World

Strand unit: Developing citizenship

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • explore how inequality might exist in the local community and suggest ways in which this might be addressed
  • identify some local issues of concern and explore possible action that could be taken to address these issues
  • recognise and acknowledge the various cultural, religious, ethnic or other groups that exist in a community or society and explore ways in which these differences can be respected

Suggestions for use: Students can be divided into groups. Each group can be assigned a different fact-sheet to explore. Groups must represent the fact-sheets using a graphic organiser. Teacher should provide time for students to read and discuss the fact-sheets along with preparing their presentations. Groups present the graphic organisers to their peers/ display around the room for other groups to observe.

Asset type: Document
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

Anti-Racism Awareness Online Programme (SRTRC)

http://training.theredcard.ie/ Added: 16 Sep 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Other

The Anti-Racism Awareness Online Programme is supported by UEFA and Respect. This course on the issue of racism and discrimination is split into two streams. The first is aimed at members of the football community while the second is tailored for educators.
During the course you will be asked questions to help you reflect on the issue of racism and video footage will also appear to help reinforce your learning. The course requires registration and will take 20-30 minutes to complete.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
CSPE

Strand: Rights & Responsibilities

Strand unit: Prejudice/Discrimination

Suggestions for use: An excellent course for teachers to complete prior to teaching students about the issue of racism. After the course, teachers will be more confident in guiding open discussions on this sensitive topic that needs awareness.

Key Skills: Managing Information and Thinking

3-4
5-6
SPHE

Strand: Myself & the Wider World

Strand unit: Developing citizenship

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • appreciate and respect the environment and learn that there is an individual and community responsibility in caring for the environment and protecting it for future generations
  • appreciate the diversity of people or groups within communities and the importance of mutual respect, empathy and understanding for living together in peace and harmony
  • be aware of the importance of mutual respect and sensitivity to the different values and attitudes held by others
  • begin to develop an awareness of the lives and culture of some people in the European Union
  • discuss the role of leaders and organisations that serve the community at different levels and the influence that they have
  • examine how justice, fairness and equality may or may not be exemplified in a community
  • examine the traditional roles that may be assigned to boys and girls in school because of their sex and become aware of ways of counteracting this stereotyping
  • explore and recognise the rights and responsibilities of both adults and children in the school community
  • explore some of the issues and concerns in the local or national community
  • play a role in deciding on classroom rules and discuss and examine the importance of adhering to the school code of behaviour and discipline
  • realise what it means to belong to a group
  • recognise how each person has both an individual and a communal responsibility to the community

Suggestions for use: An excellent course for teachers to complete prior to teaching students about the issue of racism. After the course, teachers will be more confident in guiding open discussions on this sensitive topic that needs awareness.

Strand: Myself & the Wider World

Strand unit: Developing citizenship

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • become aware of some of the cultures, lifestyles and languages of some countries in the European Union and the wider world
  • explore how inequality might exist in the local community and suggest ways in which this might be addressed
  • explore how justice and peace can be promoted between people and groups, both nationally and internationally
  • identify some local issues of concern and explore possible action that could be taken to address these issues
  • recognise and acknowledge the various cultural, religious, ethnic or other groups that exist in a community or society and explore ways in which these differences can be respected

Suggestions for use: An excellent course for teachers to complete prior to teaching students about the issue of racism. After the course, teachers will be more confident in guiding open discussions on this sensitive topic that needs awareness.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

Show Racism the Red Card - Short Educational Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O4wLSlVPqto Added: 16 Sep 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Audio / Video

An educational video (6 minutes) on Show Racism the Red Card initiatives. The video begins with an impact by victims of racism sharing their feelings, emotions and hurt felt by racism. Racism is real, happens in Ireland and can difficult to know how to approach the topic. Watch the video to see Raphoe in Co. Donegal share their response to racism along with advice given by sports stars.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
CSPE

Strand: Rights & Responsibilities

Strand unit: Prejudice/Discrimination

Suggestions for use: Video can be shown to class. Students should then be given time to brainstorm in groups active projects they can organise to Show Racism the Red Card.

Key Skills: Managing Information and Thinking Staying Well Working with Others

3-4
5-6
SPHE

Strand: Myself & the Wider World

Strand unit: Developing citizenship

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • appreciate and respect the environment and learn that there is an individual and community responsibility in caring for the environment and protecting it for future generations
  • appreciate the diversity of people or groups within communities and the importance of mutual respect, empathy and understanding for living together in peace and harmony
  • be aware of the importance of mutual respect and sensitivity to the different values and attitudes held by others
  • begin to develop an awareness of the lives and culture of some people in the European Union
  • discuss and explore the concepts of sharing and co-operating and the ways in which they can be put into practice in an effective manner
  • examine how justice, fairness and equality may or may not be exemplified in a community
  • examine the traditional roles that may be assigned to boys and girls in school because of their sex and become aware of ways of counteracting this stereotyping
  • explore and recognise the rights and responsibilities of both adults and children in the school community
  • explore some of the issues and concerns in the local or national community
  • explore the various ways in which the school promotes a sense of belonging
  • play a role in deciding on classroom rules and discuss and examine the importance of adhering to the school code of behaviour and discipline
  • realise what it means to belong to a group
  • recognise how each person has both an individual and a communal responsibility to the community

Suggestions for use: Video can be shown to class. Students should then be given time to brainstorm in groups active projects they can organise to Show Racism the Red Card.

Strand: Myself & the Wider World

Strand unit: Developing citizenship

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • explore how inequality might exist in the local community and suggest ways in which this might be addressed
  • identify some local issues of concern and explore possible action that could be taken to address these issues
  • recognise and acknowledge the various cultural, religious, ethnic or other groups that exist in a community or society and explore ways in which these differences can be respected

Suggestions for use: Video can be shown to class. Students should then be given time to brainstorm in groups active projects they can organise to Show Racism the Red Card.

Asset type: Video
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

Creative Competition - Show Racism the Red Card

http://www.theredcard.ie/competition.php Added: 16 Sep 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type:

Creative Compition 2017: This is an opportunity for young people to respond with their own creative anti-racism message arising from their learning from the SRTRC DVD-Education Pack. We are looking for young people to use their creativity to produce a written, visual or audio-visual message. A free DVD Educational pack is available to all those who register to participate in the Creative Competition. Deadline for entries is March 2017.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
CSPE

Strand: Rights & Responsibilities

Strand unit: Prejudice/Discrimination

Suggestions for use: Teachers should register to participate in the competition. Teachers can use the DVD Educational pack to get students thinking about the message coming through their creative work.

3-4
5-6
SPHE

Strand: Myself & the Wider World

Strand unit: Developing citizenship

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • appreciate the diversity of people or groups within communities and the importance of mutual respect, empathy and understanding for living together in peace and harmony
  • be aware of the importance of mutual respect and sensitivity to the different values and attitudes held by others
  • begin to develop an awareness of the lives and culture of some people in the European Union
  • explore the various ways in which the school promotes a sense of belonging
  • play a role in deciding on classroom rules and discuss and examine the importance of adhering to the school code of behaviour and discipline
  • realise what it means to belong to a group
  • recognise how each person has both an individual and a communal responsibility to the community

Suggestions for use: Teachers should register to participate in the competition. Teachers can use the DVD Educational pack to get students thinking about the message coming through their creative work.

Strand: Myself & the Wider World

Strand unit: Developing citizenship

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • become aware of some of the cultures, lifestyles and languages of some countries in the European Union and the wider world
  • explore how inequality might exist in the local community and suggest ways in which this might be addressed
  • identify some local issues of concern and explore possible action that could be taken to address these issues
  • practise ways of working together and of developing a sense of belonging
  • recognise and acknowledge the various cultural, religious, ethnic or other groups that exist in a community or society and explore ways in which these differences can be respected

Suggestions for use: Teachers should register to participate in the competition. Teachers can use the DVD Educational pack to get students thinking about the message coming through their creative work.

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iReport - Reporting a Racist Incident

http://www.ireport.ie/ Added: 16 Sep 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Other

iReport is a reporting system for the people, communities and organisations of Ireland to document racist incidents that are occurring nationwide.
People bear witness to incidences of racism everyday. If you have experienced, witnessed or heard about a racist incident in Ireland there is something you can do about it.
By reporting the racist incidents you will help ENAR Ireland:
1. Understand how often racist incidents occur in Ireland.
2. Understand in greater detail who is experiencing racism in Ireland.
3. Understand more about different kinds of racism in Ireland.
4. In some cases, if you are willing, take action against the people responsible.
5. Devise effective local strategies for combating racism.
6. Inform our arguments for stronger anti-racist policies at a national level.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
CSPE

Strand: Rights & Responsibilities

Strand unit: Prejudice/Discrimination

Suggestions for use: Students can be shown the website to make students aware of iReport reporting system.

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Language: English
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