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Teaching resources for school assemblies

Teaching resources for school assemblies

These resources are for teachers to use during assemblies, tutor time or PSHE. Teachers can adapt them depending on the time available and there are follow-up activities.”

These resources show the breadth and depth of MSF’s work and are a good introduction while encompassing other whole-school themes, such as charity and wellbeing.

Click the topics below to download presentations and exercises.

This assembly celebrates International Women's Day, which takes place on 8 March each year. It comprises three videos and a PowerPoint presentation to introduce students to some of the women who work with MSF as host country staff. The women's stories are all told through videos.

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World Refugee Day is marked each year on 20 June. These resources are for primary, KS3, KS4 and KS5 assemblies to mark the day, but can also be given at any time of the year.

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"Them, not us..."

MSF doctor Javid Abdelmoneim gives a TEDx talk on the history of Ebola and the world's reaction to the epidemic.

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Key Stage 3 and 4 exercise >

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'Agape' - Love for your fellow human

This powerpoint examines what it means to be a 'humanitarian', with a focus on MSF's responses to Ebola epidemics.

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Child mental health in Niger

This presentation looks at the subject of mental health, specifically mental health among displaced children in Niger.

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Attention teachers! 

Are you a teacher who uses these resources in the classroom? If so, we would love to hear your feedback, good or bad, to help us keep improving our resources. Please send us an e-mail with your thoughts.

Look out for more French resources from MSF on the Times Educational Supplement website.