Possible project topics/themes that could be addressed are listed below.  Neither the pool of topics nor the list of activities are intended to be prescriptive.  We hope that this approach will allow for maximum creativity and flexibility.  Presentation Education Office will be happy to facilitate schools networking with Presentation schools abroad and will help with accessing of resources and with linking with relevant aid agencies and NGOs. 

CATEGORY

SUGGESTED TOPICS

SUB-TOPICS

POSSIBLE ACTIVITIES

Human Rights/

Justice

 

 

Justice

       Human Rights

       Rights and Responsibilities

       Homelessness

       Poverty

       Fair Trials

       Displace Persons

       War and Conflict

Research

Local case study

Voter Education

Fair Trade Fair

Debt Campaign

Guest Speakers

E-mail correspondence

Advocacy campaigns Letter writing

Comparative study

Intercultural festivals

Food fairs

Posters/art/tee-shirts

Flags/banners

Blog

Puppetry

Role-play

Simulation games

Dance and Drama

Animation

Poetry

Music

‘Twinning’ of classes

Surveys/questionnaires

Composting/Recyling

 

Millennium Development Goals

       Right to Education

       Child Prostitution

       Human Trafficking

       Health Issues

       Poverty

       Gender Equality

       Child Mortality

       HIV/Aids and other diseases

 

Fair Trade

 

       Exploitation

       Workers’ Issues

       Women’s Issues

       Child Labour/Child Soldiers

 

 

 

Interculturalism

 

 

 

 

Racism

 

       Discrimination/Equality of treatment

       Perceptions/ Prejudice

       Integration

 

 

Celebrating Diversity

       Cultural awareness and dialogue

       Cross-cultural inclusion, celebration and integration

       Customs and festivals

       Diverse cultures

       Ethnic minority groups

 

 

 

 

Sustainability / Care of the Earth

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Threats to our Global Environment

 

Models of Sustainable Living

 into the

Future

 

Sustainable 

Development

Goals

 

       Water, Air, Noise, Pollution

       Global warming

       Destruction of rainforests

       Replacement of subsistence, indigenous crops with cash crops/ genetically modified crops

       Impact of world trade practices on farming

       Renewable energy

       Impact of mining, fishing, oil exploration, logging on resources in developing countries

       Impact of tourism on developing world

       Nuclear energy

       Dumping our waste on others

       Shanty towns and their implications

       Honouring international agreements

       Impact of Climate Change on those most vulnerable






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