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Get your school involved

We think it’s important to empower young people by educating them on global issues and showing them that they have the power to impact change.

Together with Irish teachers and in line with the national curriculum, we have compiled an array of resources and activities for your classroom.

Take a look around and see how you can use the resources provided to get your students thinking about the world outside of where they live and how they as individuals can make a difference.

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Your lesson plan

Download your lesson plan and photo pack resource. You can also project the map below onto your whiteboard. Get lesson plan


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About Junior Painter

About Junior Painter

Find out about our annual Junior Painter competition and get your primary school students painting for prizes for your school. Find out more



Check out some snaps of our past winners, judges and winning entries – it might give you some inspiration! Browse the gallery

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BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition logo

Come and see us this week at the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition

07 January 2015

We’ll be at the Royal Dublin Society from today until Saturday 10 January at stand W21. Visit us there for your chance to win some swanky prizes and to witness a miracle an hour! Continue reading

Eoin Macken squatting and holding a camera.

Actor Eoin Macken sees our work in action

16 September 2014

Actor, Eoin Macken recently travelled to Mozambique with Sightsavers to make a documentary about our work treating people with cataracts Continue reading

Three school girls display paintings

Junior Painter 2015 has launched!

01 December 2014

Our annual art competition Junior Painter has launched! Find out how your child or students can take part and win some great prizes for their school. Continue reading

Three teenagers holding framed pictures.

Snap a Sight photo competition

21 March 2014

The votes are in and the winners of Sightsavers’ Snap a Sight photo competition have been awarded. What sight would you miss the most if you lost your vision? Continue reading

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