Universidad de Extremadura

Country of Partner


Title of OER (in English)

Empowering students for just societies

Title of OER (in national language)

Empoderando estudiantes para sociedades justas

Type of OER

Lesson plan for teachers

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Conditions of use

© UNESCO 2019

Language (s)

English, Spanish, French

School Year

Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6

Age group

From 6 to 7, From 7 to 8, From 8 to 9, From 9 to 10, From 10 to 11, From 11 to 12


Global citizenship, intercultural competence.

Specific contents covered

Citizenship Education

You can use this OER in this/these subject area(s):

Social science / Social studies [Geography, History, etc...], Citizenship education / Personal development, Moral & religious education, Cross-curricular projects, Intercultural education and dialogue

English language skills

Listening - Spoken reception (Listening comprehension), Speaking - Spoken production (Oral production, interaction), Reading - Written reception (Reading comprehension), Writing - Written production (Written production)


Vocabulary related to global values, interculturality and human rights. The selection of activities and games is aimed to help the children understanding complex concepts such as democracy, inclusion, values (respect, empathy, integrity), human rights, diversity, equality, peace, inclusion, children’s rights, or cooperation.

Type of materials included

Handouts, Lessons plans, Images, Songs, Videos, Music scores, Classroom games, Interactive worksheets [fill-in-the-gap, matching, .etc ..], e-games [online & offline], Roleplay situations & cards

How is it visually attractive for children?

It includes attractive and interactive resources that teachers can use to catch students’ attention on global values and intercultural education: worksheets with activities, games, videos and further links.

Can the OER be customized and reused?


Can the OER be used in project-based learning, interclass and intercultural collaboration?



Yes, this handbook is perfect for connecting the theoretical topics with activities and practices that involve students from diverse countries and cultures. It could encourage interactive learning at the global level and at an European level, sharing activities and exchanging information with students from other countries.

Points of Strength

The OER takes the learner’s developmental stage, cognitive development and language competence into account., The OER integrates content and language, There is a varied number of items learners are expected to engage in, The response expected from learners is engaging (drawings, hands-on demonstrations, verbal, etc.), The OER makes it clear in which language learners are expected to respond, The OER includes notes on how the product and process of learning should be assessed, The OER can be used in project-based learning, interclass and intercultural collaboration