Look Windwards!

This flexible resource was designed by Geography teachers for Geography teachers. It includes lots of source material, including photographs, maps and interviews, and considers what life is like as a banana farmer in the Windward Isles.

Just Coffee

This report and documentary film explore the issue of how consumer choice impacts upon coffee producers and the environment. The film includes interviews with coffee farmers, market experts, consumer organisations and some key figures in the internat

All you need for a fair trade assembly

This book presents three adaptable 15-minute assemblies, each focusing on a different fair trade product (chocolate, bananas and clothes). Each assembly explains the problems faced by producers and the choices we have as consumers, and they all offer opportunities for pupil participation.

Choc-a-lot

This pack is for teachers and youth workers and provides a detailed outline of activities for a one-day workshop which introduces young people to the issues behind the global chocolate industry.

Passion for fashion

This book offers ideas for a one-day event exploring the global trade in fashion and sportswear. The activities are suitable for secondary level teaching, and introduce several ideas behind fair trade, including: who makes our clothes, where they are

Bananas and cocoa beans

This cross-curricular teaching book focuses on fair trade. The book includes activities suitable for upper primary teaching, and looks at how we are linked to the rest of the world through our shopping… buying bananas and chocolate, for example.

Growing bananas

A whole class trading game with background information including photos of the banana production process. During the simulation pupils ‘grow’ bananas from scrap paper, think critically about a range of situations facing banana growers, make decisions

The Cost of Coffee

This teaching pack investigates world coffee markets, and the causes and consequences of a recent drop in coffee prices for farmers and the economy.The book includes lessons about media literacy, corporate social responsibility, the role of international charities, and fair trade.

Trading Trainers

This role play game, from the charities Christian Aid and CAFOD, is suitable for ages 13 onwards, and encourages those playing to imagine life as someone making trainers. The game can be played in groups of up to 40 people, and uses role-play to

No-Nonsense Guides

No Nonsense Guide to Globalization

This series of guides from New Internationalist focuses on a number of topical issues in the world today, and provides a pocket sized reference point for key concepts. The books are unique in how they place today’s issues into a historical context.