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Window on the World - climate

This resource, designed for primary school teachers, looks at the effects of climate change around the world and close to home.

Fair enough? Talking about aid and development

A resource for Modern Studies teachers which examines the differences between international aid and development through games and workshops.

Disaster strikes curriculum links

Curriculum links Geography/Environmental Studies Geographical enquiry and skills/Knowledge and understanding of places/Knowledge and understanding of environmental change and sustainability/Themes of water, settlements and environmental issues RE/RME Study the work of a Christian charity/Stewardship/Caring for our world PSHE/PSD/PSE/Citizenship Participation/Responsibilities/Global awareness/Global citizenship English Speaking and listening/Reading/Writing Please download this document for full curriculum links.

What’s faith got to do with world issues?

This lesson features an interview with Rowan Williams, former Archbishop of Canterbury, and the current Chair of Christian Aid.

What kind of charity is Christian Aid?

This lesson considers Christian Aid’s foundations as a Christian charity, with reference to biblical teachings.

What is the point of modern Christian mission?

This lesson explores the history of Christian mission, and different definitions of that word today. It considers the extent to which Christian Aid, a charity that expressly does not proselytize, might be said to engage in modern Christian mission.

What is ‘evil’? Is there a solution to suffering?

This lesson explores the problems of evil and suffering in a Christian context. Students are encouraged to consider different forms of evil and to debate whether suffering is gendered.

What is ‘church’?

This lesson presents different interpretations of the word ‘church’,exploring whether it relates more to buildings or to people. It considers the worldwide church, and Christian Aid’s place within that.

Salvation: spiritual or practical?

This lesson explores a central belief of Christianity: that humans are sinful and that they can be ‘saved’. It looks at different Christian teachings about salvation:through faith (Paul) and through deeds/action (James).

Exploring Christian Aid: lesson plan

Age: 7-11 Subject areas: Citizenship, Religious Education, Geography These activities each take about 20 minutes, and can be used separately or together depending on the time you have. 

Religious education unit: Beliefs and actions in the world

Age: 9-11 Subject areas: RE, Citizenship, Geography, Art, ICT Christian Aid provides this unit of work for schools of any type to use, in conjunction with locally agreed syllabuses and faith school RE guidelines. Pupils will learn about the work of two major faith-based charities, Islamic Relief and Christian Aid. They will develop their understanding of the impact of religion in the world and consider important questions of justice and fairness, thinking for themselves. The estimated time for this unit 10+ hours of teaching time.

Religious education unit: Beliefs and actions in the world - Welsh

Age: 9-11 Subject areas: RE, Citizenship, Geography, Art, ICT Christian Aid provides this unit of work for schools of any type to use, in conjunction with locally agreed syllabuses and faith school RE guidelines. Pupils will learn about the work of two major faith-based charities, Islamic Relief and Christian Aid. They will develop their understanding of the impact of religion in the world and consider important questions of justice and fairness, thinking for themselves. The estimated time for this unit 10+ hours of teaching time.

Religious education unit: Beliefs and actions - editable version

Age: 9-11 Subject areas: RE, Citizenship, Geography, Art, ICT Christian Aid provides this unit of work for schools of any type to use, in conjunction with locally agreed syllabuses and faith school RE guidelines. Pupils will learn about the work of two major faith-based charities, Islamic Relief and Christian Aid. They will develop their understanding of the impact of religion in the world and consider important questions of justice and fairness, thinking for themselves. The estimated time for this unit 10+ hours of teaching time.