We Day live concert

We Day UK – 7 March 2014

The We Day event aims to switch teenagers onto citizenship issues, with a host of inspiring speakers. Attendees of the first We Day UK included Prince Harry, education activist Malala Yousafzai, former US vice-president Al Gore and award-winning singer Ellie Goulding, plus many more.

The first We Day UK event took place on 7 March 2014 and was streamed live on TES Connect.

Find out more about We Day by watching the video above.

Visit the Free The Children profile page for core educational resources that give students a comprehensive, critical understanding of local and global issues. Use these resources to inspire lessons on active citizenship and to encourage your students to take part in the We Act programme.

Lesson Plans:

Mini We Day (Primary) (Secondary)
A scheme of work designed to raise awareness of current social issues, including empathy and apathy, equality and globalisation.

We Scare Hunger (Primary) (Secondary)
This scheme of work is designed to help teachers and students explore local hunger issues before working together to determine solutions to this hidden problem.

We are Silent (Primary) (Secondary)
Explore the concept of human rights and the differences between the rights of the adult and the rights of the child, and the ways that these rights are exercised in different parts of the world.