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Global Citizens - Make an Impact!

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Welcome to the Global Citizens- Make an Impact! resource

Take a journey of discovery with Hull Museums to find out what it means to be a Global Citizen…



Inter-dependency  - Just how many countries do we rely on in one day? Try out our Global Citizenship classroom interactive!

Campaigning - Investigate campaigners through history and the tactics that defined their campaigns. Scroll to the bottom of the page and download the Top Tactics card game

Diversity - Watch the films We Are Hull- Our Stories! and f ind out what living in Hull means to five young people with very different backgrounds and life experiences.

Discrimination - Does racism have its roots in slavery? Watch a film of Thomas Thistlewood's diary and decide for yourself. 

Human Rights - Join in the debate about racism and religious dress and watch the Freedom Forum Films  


Global Citizenship - What is it exactly? Find out by investigating the words of famous people like Martin Luther King and Nelson Mandela

Modern Day Slavery - Learn about the continuing struggle against slavery today

Fair Trade - Find out about 18th and 21st century citizen power!


This resource has been created to compliment the Contemporary Galleries at Wilberforce House Museum and in conjunction with two Citizenship learning programmes KS1/2 Freedom and Fair Play and KS3/4 Unfinished Business. Together they bring the story of Wilberforce, slavery and the abolitionist campaign right up to date by addressing modern day citizenship issues.


The Global Citizens - Make an Impact! Learning Journey has been funded through: MLA (Museums Libraries and Archives) Renaissance in the Regions partnership programme, DCMS (Department for Culture, Media and Sport), DCSF (Department for Children, Schools and Families) and the British Library led project Campaign! Make an Impact. 

For more information please contact: Heritage Learning on 01482 318733

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