6 great sites for International Women’s Day resources

Joseph Williams

Wednesday, 6 March 2019

March 8 is International Women's Day, a global celebration of the economic, political, academic, and social achievements of women past, present and future. Teachers can use this day to celebrate women.

To ensure that your pupils don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to discuss the importance of gender parity and the roles they can play in achieving it, our team has gathered a list of resources and websites teachers can use in their classroom to celebrate International Women's Day.

This list includes information, lesson plans, and other activities for all educators in different settings to use.

1. InternationalWomensDay.com

Whether you are looking for detailed resources or quick materials there is a wide range of informative, fun and reliable classroom resources available on the official International Women’s Day website. Review which teaching resources are most relevant for your requirements including, activity booklets, printable fact sheets, activity task cards and detailed lesson plans.

2. Twinkl.co.uk

Resource and community platform Twinkl has pulled together some great resources focused around the Suffragette Movement, some of which focus solidly on International Women’s Day and development of women’s rights in the UK.

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3. UNWomen.org

On UNWomen.org, educators can access background information on International Women's Day, news, speeches and messages, and more.

4. Tes.com

TES is renowned for its vast banks of resources. And this useful blog pulls through some of their best IWD resources for you and your class, both free and paid for.

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5. Britannica.co.uk

Take out a free 30 trial to Britannica and get access to their great lesson plan for IWD that profiles inspirational women throughout history and the effects of an unequal society.

6. LessonPlansDirectory.com

This site has a list of International Women's Day lesson plans teachers can use in the classroom.

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