SDG 4 - Quality Education: Year 04

Rain School by James Rumford – UN Book Club (SDG 4: Quality Education)

Captures the excitement of children starting school for the first time and wondering what it will be like. In this particular setting in Chad, the children and the teachers create a temporary school building each year which lasts for the nine months between the long rains. The message is one of collaboration, problem solving and hope with enthusiastic valuing of an education at its core.   YouTube Read Along – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OEss6Bcwkac&t=16s [Right click and “Open in a new tab”]

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Learn About SDG 4 – Quality Education (Year 4 – Year 8)

Ensure Inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all. LEARN about SDG 4 by clicking on these links: ‘What can you do’ youtube video on SDG4 ‘Education for all’ youtube video on SDG4 For all the details and statistics about the targets of SDG No 4 access this link.

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Follow Up SDG 4 – Superheroes in action! (Year 3 – Year 4)

Do you miss school? Did you know that some kids never attend school? Join Chakra and Mighty Girl on their journey to Mumbai to discover why some kids never get the chance to attend school. – Watch here. Press on the zoom button to be able to read the speech bubbles! Now you know why some kids are not able to attend school. So it’s time to create your own superhero character by logging in here. Create and download your superhero character and save for the next step! Now login to this site to create a speech bubble. Close the ads window and scroll down! Upload your superhero character picture and add a speech bubble. Write a short message to students that cannot attend school because: they are sick/ they are injured/ they live very far away from school/ their school has been bombed/ their parents have lost their job so they cannot pay for their school uniforms and books…. Send them a strong message in your speech bubble. Save, download and if you want print!

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Follow Up SDG 4 – 10 crazy ways to go to school! (Year 3 – Year 4)

We all have our bad days! Sometimes we wake up and we don’t really feel like going to school. Sometimes we complain that kids in Malta and Gozo have to wake up VERY early to catch the bus for school which shouldn’t be! BUT……. Did you know that some kids in different parts of the world miss school so much that given the chance they would go even if it is very difficult to reach and the journey to school is so dangerous. Watch the following videos to try and understand how difficult it is for them to make it to school: Kids who risk their lives going to school How students risk their lives to learn What about those students that are not mobile, have to use mobility aids such as crutches or are wheelchair users? How on Earth are they supposed to do these crossings? Team up with one of your siblings or parents/ guardians and choose one of the situations in the video. Imagine that you have arrived at this village and met these children. Think of ways how you can assist them to make the crossing less dangerous. Ask yourself….Are you still having a bad day??? Now watch this video to learn how after long distances kids are so tired and hungry that it is very difficult for them to concentrate. How can these kids be further assisted once they get to school?

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