Trade

Container ship leaving Bay Area by Derell Licht on Flickr

Ideas for teaching about trade.

Fairtrade Schools Award

There are lots of reasons why you should want your school to gain Fairtrade School status. First of all, you’ll be helping more than five million people – farmers, workers and their families – in developing countries to get a better deal.

CAFOD Primary resources website

CAFOD Primary Schools website

This website, from the international charity CAFOD, includes lots of freebies for teachers. The site includes assembly ideas, downloadable resource packs, quizzes, online activities and stories suitable for using with different age groups.

Patrick’s Virtual Visit: Fairtrade tea

Fairtrade_Patrick's virtual visit

This short film features Patrick answering questions about tea farming in Kenya and Fairtrade in a Q&A format. There are also supporting documents and activities.

Food Preparation and Nutrition – GCSE

Practical Action Food Preparation and Nutrition resource

This new set of resources from Practical Action supports teachers to deliver the new Food Choices, Provenance, Security and Sustainability units within the new Food Preparation and Nutrition GCSE courses.

CAFOD Fairtrade Activities (Secondary)

CAFOD Fairtrade Activities (Secondary)

The Catholic aid agency CAFOD has developed a range of secondary school teaching resources which support teaching about the issues of fair and unfair trade in the classroom.

Ethical and Sustainable Consumption

Ethical and Sustainable Consumption

This free teaching resource for Key Stages 2 & 3 (ages 7 to 14) accompanies Think Global’s 2017-18 Global Wallplanner. It uses some of the wallplanner photos of seasonal fruit and vegetables to explore the theme of Ethical and Sustainable Consumption.