Born to be Free resource set
The Born to be Free Connection is supported by a set of resources. This
range of educational tools assist educators to engage their students with the
issue of child labour.
The Born to be Free resource set includes:
FREE Working Hard
A1 colour poster with information and activities on the back
Work Children Do
Years 1 to 4 primary teacher resource folder
Years 5 to 8 primary teacher resource folder
Child Labour – Work Children Do
CD version of two primary folders
Years 9 to 11 secondary student textbook
Years 9 to 11 secondary teacher resource folder
Eliminate – child labour
simulation game pack
The Tragedy of Child Labour
NCEA Level 1 Geography teacher resource folder
Life of Chains video/DVD
The Tragedy of Child Labour video/DVD
Young Stars video/DVD
Working for Change video/DVD
here if you need to download a programme to read pdf files.
Note: All videos are available for purchase or loan. DVDs are for purchase only.
The Born to be Free resources have been developed for the Social
Studies in the New Zealand Curriculum, Resources and Economic
Activities strand, Levels 1 to 6. The secondary teacher resource folders
include NCEA Achievement Standards.
View the Born to be Free resource set for more
details or to order.
Useful website links
These websites provide a starting point to further research the issue of child
International programme on the elimination of child labour (IPEC) works
towards progressive elimination of child labour
UNICEF provides statistics
and plenty of information. Type 'child labour' into the 'Search' box to see
what is available
Human Rights Watch
defends human rights worldwide including child labourers
Global march against child
labour have a mission to a mobilise worldwide effort to protect and
promote the rights of all children
Vision topic sheets
– see child labour, child rights and child trafficking
Embassy – the Indian government's policy and progress towards
eliminating child labour.