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

Looking to work in Education and International Development? We're hiring!

Why Comics? Education Charity, based at the SOAS University of London is looking for 3 multi-talented self-starters to become members of our team. * Deadlines for submissions: 6pm Thursday 5th October* http://www.whycomics.org/were-hiring

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

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.

September 12, 2017

The deadline for having your story turned into a #comic is 22nd Sept!! More info @whycomics.org/competition #yourstory #creativity ✍️✍️✍️

September 5, 2017

Our Education Programme Manager, Emma Saville, is speaking about our work at the House of Illustration at 7pm on the 11th Sept!! You can register for a free ticket here: bit.ly/2gp7M4S ✍️👂Come along to learn more!

August 30, 2017

Today is the International Day of Victims of Enforced Disappearances. Read about the disappearance of Enrique @ whycomics.org/enriques-shadow #idved #Colombia

August 24, 2017

Meet Almaz - When she was 22 she left #Ethiopia in the hope of providing a better life for herself & her family @ whycomics.org/almaz#

August 23, 2017

Today marks the international day of remembrance of the #slave trade & its abolition #SlaveryRemembranceDay 🔗⛓️

August 22, 2017

Meet Abike - At the age of 23 she became a victim of sex trafficking. Read her story here: whycomics.org/abike# #Nigeria #to #London

August 19, 2017

Its #WorldHumanitarianDay 2017 🌍🌎🌏

August 18, 2017

Doing our bit for the community, Exposure's new short film "Fed Up" aims to bridge the gap between young people and the police. Using humour to help get the ...

August 15, 2017

Read about Zein's Story here @ whycomics.org/zein# #comics #socialissues #racism #London

August 12, 2017

Its International Youth Day! A day dedicated to celebrating young people's contributions to conflict prevention & social inclusion #YouthDay

August 11, 2017

Our comics include interactive resources and lesson plans to help bring #socialissues into the #classroom. This week's posts have included some resources Why Comics? Education Charity uses with its comic: Daria's Story: A Roma Woman's Journey. Check out whycomics.org for more!!

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