An introduction to a Fairtrade company in the form of answers to questions posed by secondary school students.
Key Stage 4
Business Studies: Understanding international trade, human resources negotiation and consultation, how the business was set up, business aims, organisational structure.
Economics: Follow up with: The international economy- globalisation, trade, business objectives, asymmetric information, market failure- inequity, environment, income distribution.
Geography: International trade, including access to markets, inequality and ‘fair trade’; the nature of economic, political, social and environmental interdependence in the contemporary world; inequities of global systems and how they can result in unemployment, poverty and declining welfare standards for some people and localities, and advantages for other people and localities; food production, circulation and consumption.
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