School level

Resource of the Week

Resource
of the Week
27 April - 3 May 2019

The Passport Index

The Passport Index is the world’s most popular online interactive tool, which collects, displays and ranks the passports of the world. Visitors can dive in the fascinating world of passports, explore their designs, sort them by country, region and even by color.

How it maps to the curriculum

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 some of the issues and concerns in the local or national community
  • realise what it means to belong to a group

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
  • begin to explore the concept of democracy
  • explore how justice and peace can be promoted between people and groups, both nationally and internationally
  • realise and begin to understand the unequal distribution of the world’s resources
3-4
5-6
SESE Geography

Strand: Human Environments

Strand unit: People and Other Lands

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • begin to develop a sense of belonging to local, county, national, European and global communities

Strand: Human Environments

Strand unit: People and Other Lands

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • develop a sense of belonging to local, county, national, European and international communities
  • learn to value and respect the diversity of peoples and their lifestyles in these areas and other parts of the world
The Passport Index image

Why is it Resource of the Week?

  • Showcases, educates and informs pupils on the importance of passports.
  • Encourages discussions on citizenship and global mobility.
  • Allows pupils to compare passports side by side.
  • Gives pupils an awareness of their own citizenship and place in the world.
  • Makes pupils aware of the concept of a visa and travel restrictions.
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