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The United Nations Matters: Teacher’s Handbook
Place of publication | Year of publication | Collation: 
[London] | 2012 | 26 p.
Corporate author: 
UNA-UK; UK National Commission for UNESCO
Europe and North America
© UNA-UK and the UK National Commission for UNESCO 2012

This resource pack has been created to support Key Stage 3 and 4 Citizenship (England) and Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship (Wales). It is also relevant to Learning for Life and Work (Northern Ireland), One Planet and Sustainable Development (Scotland), as well as Geography; History; Local and Global Citizens; Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education; Politics; and Religious and Moral Education. The pack supports the ‘Global Dimension’ in all parts of the UK.

This resource aims to develop students’ awareness and understanding of the United Nations (UN) system and the global issues it tackles. It encompasses five lessons that can either be run as a full scheme of work or used independently.


Resource Type: 
Toolkits and practical guides
Civic / Citizenship / Democracy
Human rights / Human dignity
Peace / Culture of peace
Sustainable development / Sustainability / Environmental
Level of education: 
Secondary education


Global citizenship; Education for Sustainable Development; Human rights; Peace; Poverty