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FYI Episode 147

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On this week’s FYI, Braydon is in Glasgow as world leaders try to agree on action to tackle the climate crisis. We’ll be hearing from some of the young people who are taking part in youth debates alongside COP26 – and we discover how some of the things we eat here in the UK could be harming the Amazon rainforest.

Next week on FYI: For Your Info, a new team join the award winning weekly news show from Sky Kids with details of how you can also report on the show by setting up a First News / FYI News club at your school. Plus as world leaders head home from COP26, we head to Australia to see how bushfires caused by climate change have devastated the country, and we meet a child refugee puppet that has traveled thousands of miles to the U.K. – but why?

Watch six films by six young climate activists from six different continents, here. The films, made with Sky Kids, deliver a powerful message about how climate change is already having an impact on their lives, as world leaders gather in Glasgow for COP26.

 

FYI News Club @ Your School

What are FYI News Clubs?

All resources needed are provided to set up these 30-minute extra-curricular clubs, with no preparation needed by the teachers who run them. There are three simple steps to every FYI News Club.

 

 

STEP 1: Watch FYI

Watch the current episode of FYI: For Your Info, available here.

STEP 2: FYI NEWS CLUB CHAT EPISODE 145 – DOWNLOAD FREE PDF DISCUSSION SHEET

Download the accompanying discussion sheet to support your students to discuss the serious, fascinating and silly news items presented in the show. And, to develop their ‘Social Media Savvy’ skills to recognise misinformation with ‘Fake News or Fact?’

STEP 3: FYI Weekly Feedback

Let us know the news stories your FYI News Club want investigated. Contact [email protected]

For more information on starting a FYI News Club visit our blog page

EXTRAS

  1. Young DofE participants and Award holders from across the UK will today help launch a new fund in memory of the charity’s founder, The Duke of Edinburgh. The Living Legacy Fund will give a million more young people the life changing opportunity to achieve a DofE Award over the next five years, building the self-belief, confidence and skills to feel ready to overcome anything life throws their way.

2. Dr Alex George, the Government’s new Youth Mental Health Ambassador, gives his top tips for keeping your spirits up during the lockdown – watch his five top tips for good mental health and wellbeing here.

3. And don’t forget to enter the BAFTA Young Presenter 2021 competition – this year’s winners will report for BAFTA throughout the year, as well as do a special report for FYI. Click here for more info!

 


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