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Other UN Educational Websites

The International Monetary Fund outside link recently launched a site for intermediate, secondary, and college students. The IMF Center for Students features games, interactive role-playing stories, and curricula about money, the IMF, global cooperation, and macroeconomics.

The UN's High Commissioner on Refugees "For Teachers" Website outside link has a special area just for those interested in teaching about refugee issues at the primary, intermediate, and secondary levels. Good for many different subjects.

The World Bank's Website outside link has an excellent section devoted to students and teachers. Great for economics & sustainable development issues. With a helpful research guide, and many resources.

The UN Environment Programme's "Children and Youth Programme" outside link helps young people concerned about the environment do something good. It provides materials, builds networks, find listservs, and arrange conferences too. They do many art competitions. Be sure to look at "Pachamama", their beautiful educational site created for GEO 2000.

UNESCO's e-learning portal outside link is a useful collection of online educational program links: school networks, primary, secondary, and higher education, lifelong learning, and much more. In English, et franšais aussi.

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Website outside link has an enormous "Database for Human Rights Education". This database, in English, Spanish, and French, can be searched by geographical focus, target groups, substantive focus, country/region, type and language. Includes institutions, programmes, materials, and scholarships.

UN related Teaching Materials outside link A list of K-12 printed resources that can be ordered through the UN Publications Website.

Voices of Youth and Other Pages for the Young outside link Voices of Youth, UNICEF's terrific online global-issues discussion area, has a board just for teachers and suggestions for classroom use. There are quizzes and multimedia presentations for classroom use here, too.

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