The project ideas and links below may be useful if you are looking for ideas on how to introduce some future focused activities and themes for study to your classroom programmes.
We will continue to add links here and are working on developing some frameworks you can use with your students to help them as they undertake such projects, to develop their skills as future focused thinkers.
Project ideas and links
SaveOurFuture is a movement that has grown out of concern about the future of society and humanity in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. It brings together a number of thought leaders oriented towards action and provides really useful insights that challenge us about how we might respond - in a hopeful way.
Climate Reality is a nonprofit organization that believes there is hope in unity, and that together, we can build a safe, sustainable future. They provide high-quality educational content like blogs, e-books, videos, and more to empower people all over the world to fight for climate solutions and stand together to drive the change we need.
ImagineAction have produced a handbook for teachers who want to involve their students in social action projects. The first two section provide the background knowledge necessary for teachers to effectively implement social action projects. The third section provides a case study of a social action project.
A prepared unit of work from the Learning to Give foundation in which students take action to address a social issue. They learn the process of service-learning and use different approaches to communicate with others about the need.
Lyfta is a platform which works to build vital skills and values by giving learners access to human story-based learning experiences from around the world.
Access here: https://www.lyfta.com/
High Resolve's vision is a generation of young people resolving to make a positive difference in the world. Their platform "Composer" empowers schools and organisations around the world to search, create, deliver and share powerful sequences of citizenship education.
Access here: https://highresolves.org/