Here's this term's selection of days to celebrate, and websites where you can do so:
September 21st - International Peace Day
Nice templates of unity hand flower, wreath and tree for young children to cut out, colour and perhaps stick their classmates’ names and photos on.
An organization whose aim is ‘to empower teens to address and to work toward solutions for issues of social justice.’
October 5th – International Teachers’ Day
Teachers around the world, famous teachers, what makes a good teacher, teacher jokes… even hints for students on how to show their appreciation for their teacher!
November 20th – Universal Children’s Day
A ready-made lesson plan for Primary pupils.
Lots of downloadable resources for Secondary teachers.
December 2nd – International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
Click on ‘Teaching slavery’ and download ready-to-use lesson plans and activities on slavery around the world. Excellent for older Secondary students.
December 10th – Human Rights Day
Activities for various Secondary levels from the Human Rights Resource Centre.