In this first lesson, students consider what it means to have a 'national identity' and the opportunities and challenges this creates in an international school.
I anticipated originally that this would only last 30 minutes, but with discussion and debate it actually took the full 60 minutes.
In this second lesson, students consider the differences between refugees, asylum seekers and economic migrants. We then conducted a "De Bono 6-Hat Debate" in which students carefully considered one of a number of propositions starting with the premise "Imagine a world where....".
At this point, students could move on to consider the debate about controversial statues which reached a fever pitch in the Summer of 2020 after the murder of George Floyd.