Global Learning Programme

Activities and Resources

NEW – Resource to celebrate World Toilet Day 2017 (19 November)

World Toilet Day is promoted annually by the United Nations on 19 November to raise awareness and inspire action about improving sanitation worldwide, and this year’s theme is wastewater. World Toilet Day is part of the campaign for the world to reach Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6, Global Goal 6, by 2030: ‘Ensure access to water and sanitation for all’, by making sure everyone has access to a safely-managed household toilet.

The Global Learning Programme (GLP) has provided this free World Toilet Day resource to help teach pupils about the global issues surrounding sanitation.

Aimed at Key Stages 2, 3 and above, this free resource supports the teaching of literacysciencegeographyhistorycitizenship and PSHE. It comprises a quiz and 12 activity ideas for World Toilet Day, including: assembly ideas; Oxfam Water Week activities investigating water vulnerability; activities to construct facilities such as water filters, water pumps, or hand washers; and many more. 

Log in to your school's GLP account to access this and many other free teaching resources. If your school isn't one of the thousands of schools in England already registered for the GLP and benefiting from the funding for CPD,* curriculum guidance and resources available, simply register your school today for free! 

Tweet and share these resources with your colleagues and fellow teachers using the hashtags:

#WorldToiletDay   #wastewater    #glp_e

Download the World Toilet Day 2017 resource

*The GLP is funded by the UK government. All schools can join the programme, but funding is only available to Key Stages 2 and 3 in state schools in England. The GLP in England (GLP-E) is managed by a consortium of partners: Pearson (lead), Geographical Association, UCL Institute of Education, Oxfam UK, Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), SSAT and Think Global.