Welcome! You'll find all the teaching and learning resources you'll need to create a new social action project. To get you started, we've provided a simple Circle of Life Award 'how-to' guide for teachers. 

In sessions 1A and 1B, students will develop aspirations for their community. They will explore potential project ideas as a group to identify the key issue they want to address.

Session 1A: Aspiration (teacher-led)

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Teacher presentation

Cast video: Nick Afoa (Simba)

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Session 1B: Aspirations (student-led)

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Teacher presentation

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Resources 2A and 2B help students to consult, research and start planning how to make their projects happen. 

Session 2A: Planning (teacher-led)

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Teacher presentation

Cast video: Janique Charles (Nala)

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Session 2B: Planning (student-led)

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During resources 3A and 3B students will define their individual roles, assign key tasks and develop a timeline to deliver their projects.

Session 3A: Implementation (teacher-led)

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Teacher presentation

Production crew: Ben Moult (Stage Manager)

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Session 3B: Implementation (student-led)

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Run your project? Now apply for the Award with a few questions! 

Additional support materials

Top Tips for effective social action

Circle of Life Award FAQs

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