Last Updated: Friday, February 19, 2021

Slavery and human trafficking

What is this?

​This resource provides a full programme of work on slavery and human trafficking for practitioners delivering the social studies curriculum. It includes guidance, information and learning ideas. 

Who is this for?

​This resource was developed for practitioners working with children and young people during their broad general education, with a focus on level 3. It can be used to develop the social studies curriculum but could also be of use in the National 4 History qualification.

How to use this learning and assessment resource to improve practice

This learning and teaching idea has application for learners working in social tudies. The resource has been produced by a secondary history practitioner, using contemporary research about historic slavery and the modern day issue of human trafficking. The materials provide an opportunity for practitioners to explore both or either of these issues with learners in a variety of ways. The learning journeys have a variety of ideas for practitioners to use to motivate and inspire learners about this topic.

Reflective questions

There are a number of questions that these materials could address:

  • Can I use this material to contextualise and make links to a topic for my learners?
  • Can I provide personalisation and choice for my learners?
  • Is the material I am providing for my learners contemporary and engaging?
  • Can I make good cross-curricular links with my teaching about Scotland and the world?

Downloads

Word file: Slavery and human trafficking - resource introduction (63 KB)

Word file: Slavery and human trafficking - resource introduction - Gaelic version (58 KB)

Zip file: Slavery and human trafficking - download all documents (4.43 MB)

Zip file: Slavery and human trafficking - download all documents - Gaelic version (4.3 MB)