Tuvalu: a digital country?

The small Pacific nation of Tuvalu has announced its "digital migration" as it prepares to be one of the first countries in the world to be lost to climate change. What is a "digital nation"? And would Tuvalu still be a country?


About this lesson

This Headline lesson helps students debate the definition of a country and explore the problems faced by Tuvaluan citizens.

Use this one-hour Headline to help your students:

  • Learn about how climate change is affecting Tuvalu
  • Debate the definition of a country
  • Discuss the implications of becoming a "digital country"

This lesson develops the following skill:


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Speaking clearly and effectively

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