Youth Specialties is an American company, originally started by Mike Yaconelli, providing resources and conferences for youth workers.
A very funnily executed animation of The Good Samaritan using lego. The unusual approach makes an often told story seem fresh and it would work well as a way of presenting it to a class of secondary pupils, especially those who are already familiar with it.
An assembly adapted from Oxfam's award-winning role-play resource for ages 13+. Using the life of 25 year-old sweatshop worker Mara from Cambodia, students learn about:
The assembly lasts around 15 minutes and has a teachers' script and a PowerPoint slideshow. It can stand alone, or could be used to introduce topic work around globalisation.
Back at the launch of schoolswork.co.uk this Autumn, we produced a series of posters to get people thinking about the different aspects of working in schools.The set of seven images use pupils from a school in Luton to raise key issues that we hope will not only challenge schoolsworkers, but churches and church leaders too. Now we're making them available for you to download and use yourself....
A powerpoint presentation developed by Lat Blaylock for the Early Day at this year's Youthwork Conference in Eastbourne.