JTS, a social enterprise owned by the Balmore Trust (SC008930), was set up to import and distribute fairly traded products within the UK. As part of their work, JTS has challenged schools and groups to take on a 90KG Rice Challenge whereby participants raise awareness of global issues by organising events to sell 90 x […]
This website looks a bit like a shopping website, but all is not as it seems. If you click on the different ‘departments’ you will find lots of ‘products’. But clicking on these products will lead you to films, research and articles about where these products have come from, and whether the production has involved human rights abuses or exploitation or environmental damage.
An interview with an expert on Fair Trade in Bangladesh. Fair Trade is a political movement in response to the inequalities in global trade. This article could be used in to connect the lives of farmers in developing countries with the decisions ma
This free guidance document will assist schools and colleges with ‘Ethical Purchasing’. It has been developed by the Centre for Global Education York together with the Wilberforce Institute for the study of Slavery and Emancipation.
Should I buy a Valentine’s rose? The enquiry approach is central to this study: students will be actively involved in deciding if they would send, or be happy to receive, a Valentine’s rose grown in Kenya.
This set of lessons for primary Geography uses the methodologies of Philosophy for Children and Community of Enquiry to explore the stories behind trainers. A wide range of issues are covered, starting from what makes a good trainer, making promotion
This simple food topic starter introduces pupils to some new foods/crops and helps them think about what can be grown in other countries and how these crops might be grown and harvested.
RISC’s interactive Resource Bank supports the effective delivery of Global Citizenship across the curriculum. Choose from thousands of photos and artefacts from many different countries, plus teaching packs and books along with schemes of work and
Pa Pa Paa LIVE brings a child’s eye view of day-to-day life in a Ghanaian school, with video webcasts made by the children of Fair Trade Cocoa farmers. It also has a range of lessons plans and educational resources to help you teach about Fair Trade
Waiting for the land to spring to life again after a terrible flood in the Valley of a Thousand Hills, Lindi and her grandmother try to earn a living selling their beautiful beadwork to tourists in Durban.They’re finding it hard going. Then one day