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Educational Resources for Teaching Buddhism


A rich range of teaching resources designed for young people.



Should We Believe What We See?
When you look at something, do you see the same as someone else? Or when you smell something and ...
Basic Goodness
Do you think you are basically good? Why or why not? Remember times when you have been kind and h...
Rituals and Festivals
What are the main Buddhist festivals? How do Buddhists prepare for these festivals? In this secti...



Who am I? What am I made of? These universal questions are approached in a structured and reasone...
Four Noble Truths
Why is suffering so pervasive? How can we escape it? The Four Noble Truths provide a structured o...
Buddhist Ethics
The Buddhist teachings set out moral guidance to follow, yet Buddhism is far from being a moralis...



Love and Compassion
Cultivating a kind, loving and compassionate attitude is of great importance on the Buddhist path...
World View
A recent trend in the teaching of Religious Studies in schools is to present each of the world re...
Clearing space and time out of our busy lives to do silent retreat is part of the Buddhist way of...

Types of Materials

Detailed Subject Knowledge

Background materials to explore topics in-depth

Lesson Activities
and Reflections

Slide presentations, handouts, classroom activities and ideas for reflection

Lived Experience

Cultural practices and personal testimonies from Buddhists


Stories with a message that provides insight into a given topic


Exercises to consolidate knowledge or aid in revision


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Webinars are offered on an occasional basis to boost teachers’ subject knowledge, discuss difficult points, and share classroom experience.

Next Webinar

Why do we suffer?

2nd May 2024
4pm–5pm, UK time


We have all experienced suffering, and everyone wants to prevent more suffering if they can. But do we have the power to do so?

This webinar designed for school teachers will share subject knowledge and practical tips for teaching the topic in the classroom. In particular, it will draw out the two distinct explanations of the causes of suffering in Theravada and in Mahayana respectively.

You can register here.

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