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SCHOOLS WORLD SERVICE

World Class and the British Council bring topical international stories to schools everywhere through the Schools World Service

Resources for primary and for secondary school teachers. Read an article, watch a video or listen to a recording below.


Children of the Japanese Tsunami - Primary Teachers' Resources

Watch this film to see how Japanese school children are coping after the tsunami

Hundreds of thousands of children in Japan lost their homes after a tsunami destroyed an area on the north-east coast.

A lot of children now live in temporary accommodation but they still have to go to school. They are rebuilding their town in the aftermath of the disaster and looking forward to life returning to normal.

Read more about children of the Japanese tsunami here...


Children of the Japanese Tsunami - Secondary Teachers' Resources

Find out how life has changed for children in Japan after the tsunami

Hundreds of thousands of children had their lives turned upside down after a tsunami engulfed the town of Kesennuma on the north-east coast of Japan.

Thousands of people died and many children witnessed the devastation first hand.

They saw their homes and belongings washed away and many now live in temporary accommodation.

Despite the events, children have returned to school and they remain hopeful about the future.

Read more about children of the Japanese tsunami here...


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