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Teacher Resources

Teacher Resources

Educating the Heart aims to facilitate the cultivation of the necessary knowledge, skills, attitudes and values for participating in the world as a compassionate global citizen. The ‘Compassion Compass’ outlines the essential components of compassion.

Compassion Compass

Cultivating skills and values; Our framework for Educating the Heart

Head, Heart, Body Framework


Please download these free teaching resources which support the implementation of Development Education approaches to fostering global citizenship.

·       Development Education Activities

·       Key Stage 3 and Junior Cycle Global Citizenship Activities

·       Teacher Pack – 4 lesson’s on children’s rights (Session 2 video available here)

·       Water as a Right – Introduction to Water Activity

·       Speaking Seats – An Activity For Debating Controversial Issue

·       Not My Problem – A Play to Help Young People understand Global Issues

·       Bag of Tricks – Fun Activities for Groups

·       Link your lessons to the Sustainable Development Goals

·       Educating the Heart Taster Activities 


To access our TIDAL: Educating the Heart resources, sign up for our free CPD courses here.

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