Educators and students regularly draw on ACLED data to study trends in political violence and protest around the world. This page features sample lesson plans and other academic resources to facilitate ACLED’s use in the classroom.

Analysis of Armed Conflicts in Africa

An introduction to conflict data analysis. By the end of the lesson, students will be able to: Understand different data types – spatial, temporal and descriptive Judge different data visualizations types Examine spatial patterns of conflict in African countries 128 downloads View File Download File ACLED_IntroLesson_Final.pdf – 842 KB

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Discussion: Taliban 2017-2019

A critical discussion of data collection methods for the conflict in Afghanistan. By the end of the lesson, students will be able to: Understand different data types – spatial, temporal, and descriptive Critically analyze data sources 41 downloads View File Download File Taliban-2017_2019_final.pdf – 2 MB

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