Refugees through time: Compare images from 1930 and 2018 

Compare two images of refugees taken within the last 100 years to discuss the shared humanity of refugees throughout history.

Couple pose for photo with their two young children
11 - 16
Lesson plan
PSHE, Tutor time
Newsthink, Refugees and migration

Resource overview

1. Photo activity: Two images, two stories
Learners share initial thoughts on the images individually.

2. Discussion: Compare and contrast
Learners compare and contrast the images, considering what they might have in common and what they would want to ask the people in the images. 

This resource was written by Rob Bowden and Rosie Wilson of Lifeworlds Learning and published in November 2018. 

Image of a family in Bangladesh who fled the violence in Myanmar in 2018 © Mohammad Ponir Hossain/Reuters