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Inquiry

Outstanding current affairs resources by email every half term

Inquiry provides teachers with all they need to have inspiring discussions with their students about the news for one hour every week. See why these discussions matter

MEMBERSHIP INCLUDES:

We send a new package of resources every half term, by email. Each package supports six one-hour sessions on a topic in the news, and includes:

  • Original multimedia journalism for young people, to develop deep cross-curricular knowledge of current affairs.
  • Session guides and resources for inspiring activities to support thoughtful discussions. The activities develop students’ reasoning, curiosity, healthy scepticism, storytelling and open-mindedness. No planning required.

TRY IT OUT

Download a package of resources about the financial crisis and how to make the financial system safer.

INTERESTED?

If you would like Inquiry for your school, contact our CEO Emily to subscribe or to find out more. Email EmilyEvans@Economist.com
Phone +44 020 7576 8122

The Burnet News Club Global Conversation

A conversation between schools all over the world about a story in the news

The Burnet News Club Global Conversation brings together young people from around the world in an online conversation about an issue in the news, for six weeks every year.

HOW IT WORKS

  1. Select up to 30 students aged 12 to 18 to take part. You and they must be fluent in English.
  2. Receive news content and resources to deliver six one-hour sessions at your school, during the six week period. We recommend running one session per week.
  3. In addition to the sessions at school, throughout the six weeks the students participate in online discussions in English with peers from around the world, using a unique online platform.

This year, the first ever Global Conversation will take place in April, May and June. To request a place, please get in touch with Ben.
Email benjaminmcdonald@economist.com