Topical teaching resources exploring the news from a humanitarian perspective.
Newsthink is our free, topical news resource with engaging activity ideas regularly emailed directly to teachers’ inboxes.
Resources are packed full of ideas to help young people explore current affairs and the world around them from a humanitarian perspective. The resource uses real-life examples through film clips, photographs and stories linked to the news to prompt discussion and to develop critical thinking and media literacy.
Newsthink teaching resources
Type: Teacher briefing
A handy glossary of some of the words that commonly appear in our online teaching resources.
Type: Lesson plan
Consider how to be prepared for a journey disrupted by winter weather.
Type: Lesson plan, photo
Discuss the crisis in Myanmar and consider what people fleeing the violence may need.
Type: Lesson plan, photos, quiz
Subjects: PSHE, Citizenship
Look back over the news events of 2017 with this topical photo quiz.
Key dates and awareness days to help plan your lessons.
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Type: Quick activity, photo
After a safe year for airline passengers, this fun activity explores the idea of communicating clearly and safely to avoid emergencies.