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Overview

Since their creation in September 2000, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have encouraged the countries committed to them to work towards meeting the needs of the world’s poorest people. The target date for the MDGs is 2015 so beyond that, a new set of goals will be needed.

Originally created to assist with the Shape the Future Competition, this resource for 11-14 year olds introduces learners to the views of a range of development experts and organisations interested in the post-2015 framework.

Learners are asked to consider these expert opinions, look at the similarities and differences, and decide for themselves which things they agree or disagree with.

We suggest you use this resource after teaching about the MDGs using Change the World in Eight Steps.

This competition has now closed. Owing to the publication date of this resource, some of the content (including statistics and links) may need updating.

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