Community Initiatives Program

teachers' resources

There are many opportunities for teachers to explore the strands of the new Alberta Learning Social Studies Program of Studies through an examination of the situations pertaining to education in Africa. Global citizenship is an underlying theme and students are required to:

  • Critically examine multiple perspectives and connections among local, national and global issues
  • Develop [their] understanding of citizenship and identity
  • Explore. interdependence, broaden students' global consciousness and empathy with world conditions
  • Acquire a better comprehension of tensions pertaining to economic relationships, sustainability and universal human rights

Please click the links below for the following information:

  • Education Package (1.1MB PDF or 1.1MB Word DOC)
    Open source materials for use in Leadership clubs and classes Social Justice clubs Social Studies‐current events classes Language Arts classes Student councils Youth groups
  • School Presentation (3.0MB PDF)
    Twenty page PowerPoint presentation converted to PDF.
  • Cost of Education (HTML)
    Figures for Guatemala, Kenya, Tanzania and Zambia
  • Enrollment Statistics (HTML)
    Figures for Canada, Guatemala, Kenya, Zambia and Tanzania
  • Social Studies Validation Draft (external PDF)
    Social Studies Kindergarten to Grade 9 Program of Studies, Validation Draft, September 2003
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