The elementary unit aims to introduce the concept of global citizenship and educate students about universal human rights outlined in the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). The unit also fosters students’ skills in developing perspectives, while empowering students to recognize and use their individual strengths to make a positive difference in their local communities.
Children with disabilities are among the most vulnerable and marginalized groups in the world. They are far more likely to be victims of violence, have higher rates of malnutrition and more difficulty accessing safe drinking water. When given a chance to get an education, children with disabilities can overcome barriers, learn to be productive and reach for their dreams.
This document, utilized in the Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF unit for grades 3-5, explores the story of Mord, an infant who suffered from Malnutrion, prior to a UNICEF-lead intervention.
This document, utilized in the Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF unit for grades 3-5, explores the story of Ifrah, a young girl born in Somalia who recovered from the effects of malnutrition, with the help of her mother and UNICEF.
This video, featured in the Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF unit for grades 3-5, reports on a nutrition program that is proving to be a lifeline for children in Ethiopia's Amhara region.
TeachUNICEF educational tools aim to support and create well-informed global citizens who understand interconnectedness, respect and value diversity, have the ability to challenge injustice and inequities and take action in personally meaningful ways. Learn about how TeachUNICEF supports Global Citizenship in this promotional video.
What does it mean to be a global citizen? Watch this video, created by our partners at the Global Poverty Project, to see how others define global citizenship.
In this lesson students learn about the work of UNICEF and create action plans to address problems they would like to see eliminated on a global level.