‘Poster design to change the world’ is a multi-layered resource aimed at enriching understandings of the role of the practice of the graphic designer/artist, the design process, the audience and the world. It supports the teaching of Oxfam’s ‘Six Goals to Change the World’, the human rights principles that guide Oxfam’s work.
School resourcesThis resource has been developed to support the teaching of Visual Arts, Media Studies and Design. It can also complement learning in English (persuasive texts) and Humanities and Social Sciences (campaigning and political movements). It is designed to be used in Primary and Secondary classrooms.
TEACHER BACKGROUND READING Download these suggested curriculum links to explore how you can include this resource in the teaching of Australian Curriculum English for Years 5 to 10. Oxfam Australia thanks Kathrine Kyriacou, Visual Arts and Design teacher, VADEA NSW Co-President 2013-2016, as author of the resource. Your knowledge, understanding, enthusiasm and passion for the issues and curriculum implementation are greatly appreciated. Special thanks also to Dan Hickingbotham from Alined for the amazing and beautiful interactive campaign poster timeline, and to Steph Hughes, illustrator and designer of the stunning Six Goals to Change the World posters, the header and footer for this resource, and all individual icons. Disclaimer: This resource was published in September 2016. All information and links correct at the time of publishing. The views in this publication are those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of Oxfam Australia or any funding agency.