Why Comics? provides innovative educational resources, embedded with multimedia (such as maps, news articles and videos). Each resource is accompanied by national-curriculum lesson plans for various subjects.

September 19th, 2017

Young Careers & Why Comics?

Why Comics? Education Charity is delighted to have been selected as an official partner of Young Careers - a new government backed pilot designed to shape the future of careers advice in England.  Learn more about what we'll be doing with Young Careers! 

September 19th, 2017

Have you checked out our resources for 7-18-year olds?

We have over 100 lesson plans for Key Stage 2-5 for multiple subjects (designed with 7-18-year olds and their teachers). Have a browse here: http://whycomics.org/teaching-resources

September 19th, 2017

Read Julius’s story here!

When Julius was born, it wasn’t clear if he was a girl or a boy. Growing up in Uganda as an intersex person was very difficult. http://whycomics.org/born-julia-and-julius

September 19th, 2017

We’d love your feedback!

Whether you’re a teacher, student or member of the public, we’d love your anonymous feedback to help improve our resources and keep them free for all. http://whycomics.org/feedback

Why Comics? News

November 1, 2017

"Born Julia and Julius" is the latest animation and comic around intersex issues, produced by PositiveNegatives. Illustrated by Gabi Froden and animated by W...

October 31, 2017

American comic books have been entertaining and providing a social commentary of the world since 1933. More than eighty years on, what's the state of the ind...

October 24, 2017

Shamso's Story - A Somali mum living in Leicester is part of a series of comics called Meet the Somalis. Read more comics from the series at http://whycomics.org/shamso-meet-the-somalis

October 10, 2017

Its #WorldMentalHealthDay 2017!

October 5, 2017

Its #WorldTeachersDay 2017! Check out our #teaching resources @ whycomics.org

September 27, 2017

Come and find us at the Migration Museum Project's exhibition in Lambeth #migrationmatters

September 26, 2017

Come & find us @SOAS's #EuropeanDayofLanguages celebration happing now! #languages #comics 🇪🇺️🇪🇺️🇪🇺️

September 25, 2017

Tomorrow we are going to be showcasing our work at SOAS' #EuropeanDayofLanguages celebration! Come & find us! More info: bit.ly/2xpYTCI

September 25, 2017

Our website has officially been launched for 2 weeks! Come and have a look @ whycomics.org #comics #education #teaching

September 24, 2017

Ben is giving a presentation of Why Comics? today at Cairo Comix, Egypt.

September 22, 2017

Its National Doodle Day 2017 and the deadline for having your story turned into a #comic by one of our amazing artists! #yourstory #doodleday

September 21, 2017

The Migration Museum Project education team warmly welcomes #primary and #secondary school #teachers to their teachers evening on Wednesday 27th September. Drop-in between 4 and 7pm, have a tour of their exciting new #exhibition "No Turning Back: seven migration moments that changed Britain and see our education resources". Come have a glass of wine with us and discuss booking your pupils in for a visit if you like what you see! Please RSVP to liberty@migrationmuseum.org We look forward to seeing you there.

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