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Hunger and Climate Change

Hunger and Climate Change

Complete this registration form to download the Who's Hungry and Hungry 4 Change units. 
  • NCEA Level 1 & 2 Social Studies
  • Achievement Standard 91042 (1.4)
  • Achievement Standard 91282 (2.4)
  • Updated 2020
Students can gain NCEA credits while taking social action through the 40 Hour Famine to help people affected by hunger caused by climate change.

World Vision’s iconic hunger units have been updated and redesigned for 2020 with a focus on the rights of people affected by climate change in Malawi.

Level 1 is for students participating in the 40 Hour Famine; and Level 2 is for students organising their school’s 40 Hour Famine social action.

Rights and Conflict

Rights and Conflict

Complete this registration form to download the Rights and Conflict unit.
  • NCEA Level 1 & 2 Social Studies
  • Achievement Standard 91042 (1.4)
  • Acheivement Standard 91282 (2.4)
  • Updated 2019
Students can gain NCEA credits while taking social action through the 40 Hour Famine, helping people affected by conflict.

The Rights and Conflict units focus on the rights of people affected by conflict in South Sudan. The units can be used in senior Social Studies or with student leaders outside of class to enhance their leadership experience.

Level 1 is for students participating in the 40 Hour Famine; and Level 2 is for students organising their school’s 40 Hour Famine campaign.

Crossing Borders

Crossing Borders

Complete this registration form to download the Crossing Borders unit.
  • NCEA Level 1 Social Studies
  • Achievement Standard 91042 (1.4)
  • Updated 2017
Students participating in the 40 Hour Famine can gain NCEA credits while helping people affected by the global refugee crisis.

The Crossing Borders unit helps students gain a deeper understanding of the issues faced by people who cross borders as refugees, with a focus on refugees from Syria.

This unit includes student sheets and a teaching sequence with ready-to-use assessment materials that include a task and assessment schedule.

Rights 4 Refugees

Rights 4 Refugees

Complete this registration form to download the Rights 4 Refugees unit. 
  • NCEA Level 2 Social Studies
  • Achievement Standard 91282 (2.4)
  • Updated 2017
Student leaders of the 40 Hour Famine can gain NCEA credits that acknowledge their significant effort helping people affected by the global refugee crisis. 

The Rights 4 Refugees unit can be used in senior Social Studies or with student leaders outside of class and guides them through organising the 40 Hour Famine.

The student sheets develop understanding of the human rights issues faced by people living as refugees, with a focus on refugees from Syria. The unit also includes a teaching sequence, student tasks and assesment materials.

Strategies for Development

Strategies for Development

Complete this registration form to download the Strategies for Development case studies.
  • NCEA Level 2 Geography
  • Achievement Standard 91242 (2.3)
  • Updated 2017
These student-friendly case studies provide detailed information, statistics and stories about strategies for reducing differences in development. 

Case study 1: Tanzania - Rural farming communities in Budekwa
Case study 2: India - Urban slum communities in Mumbai
Case study 3: Honduras - Rural and coastal communities in Valle
Case study 4:  Timor-Leste – Farming communities in Bobonaro
Case study 5:  Vanuatu – Southwest Tanna Island communities

Water Matters More (Digital Update)

Water Matters More (Digital Update)

Complete this registration form to download the Waters Maters More digital update.
  • NCEA Level 1 Geography
  • Achievement Standard 91013v2 (1.7)
  • Updated 2015
This free digital update supports the Water Matters More CD available to order from the Education Catalogue

The Water Matters More CD focuses on access to water and teaches patterns, processes and factors that contribute to the patterns, and the significance to people’s lives. The digital update includes pdfs of the revised assessment and schedule for version 2 of the standard, and a new student resource booklet with updated statistics. All updated pages are marked “Revised March 2015” in the footer.