Teaching Resources

Islamic Relief Development Education have developed a range of engaging resources to help teachers add a global dimension to learning and teaching at Key Stages 1 through to 4.

Islamic Relief also offers schools, colleges, universities and community groups, the opportunity to book one of our trained speakers to present on a range of international development and global citizenship issues.


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Aim

Our aim is to:

  • Combine Islamic and humanitarian values
  • Raise awareness of how Islam teaches the importance of looking after the Earth, people and our worldly resources, as a trust
  • Ask pupils to critically examine their own values and attitudes
  • Inspire pupils to appreciate the similarities between peoples everywhere, and learn to value diversity
  • Help pupils to gain the skills and confidence to become change-makers and leaders in their own communities and globally

Assembly Service

It is important that educational establishments provide opportunities for pupils to learn about the global context of their local lives, to critically examine their own values and attitudes and to gain the skills and confidence to become better citizens.

Our speakers’ service aims to meet the following objectives:

  • To raise awareness of the root causes of poverty
  • To promote an understanding of the humanitarian message of Islam in the context of international development
  • To assist teachers in the delivery of curriculum objectives for Citizenship, RE and PSHE, at Key Stages 1 to 4

What we offer

We offer assemblies and talks on a range of topics, including:

  • Charity and Islam
  • The 2010 Pakistan Floods
  • Ramadan and Charity
  • Environment and Islam
  • Fairtrade and Islam
  • Debt and Islam
  • Poverty and Conflict
  • Orphans in the Developing World

Our assemblies can be tailored to suit audiences from Key Stage 1 to 4. Our sessions typically last between 20 and 30 minutes, and can fit neatly into your assembly schedule.