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Here's this term's selection of days to celebrate, and websites where you can do so:

 

September 21st - International Peace Day

http://www.first-school.ws/activities/firststeps/peaceeducation.htm
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.


http://www.teens4peace.net/
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
http://festivals.iloveindia.com/teachers-day/index.html
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
http://www.teachernet.gov.uk/teachingandlearning/assemblies/index.cfm?mode=searchdisplay&id=31&history=keyword
A ready-made lesson plan for Primary pupils.


http://www.savethechildren.org.uk/en/154.htm
Lots of downloadable resources for Secondary teachers.
 

December 2nd – International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
http://www.antislavery.org/breakingthesilence/
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
http://www1.umn.edu/humanrts/edumat/activities.shtm
Activities for various Secondary levels from the Human Rights Resource Centre.

 

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