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Inequality / Poverty / Root causes of inequality /
Subjects: Business Studies / Citizenship / CSPE / Economics / LCA / LCVP / Physical Education

Root causes lesson It’s important to explore look at the root causes of broad issues of poverty, injustice and inequality-asking the question ‘Why?’ and digging a little bit deeper with students is an important part of Global Citizenship Education. It helps students make connections with their own lives but also gives them a good sense of the types of action …

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Global Goals /
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Global Goals workshop-a simple introduction workshop/lesson you can do with your students on the Global Goals including links to more information.  

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Equality / Wealth Equality /
Subjects: Citizenship / CSPE / Geography / Mathematics / Physical Education

An Oxfam cross curricular resource based on the Olympics but easily adaptable to other sporting events and a lot of great activities here. A Sporting Chance Intro Slideshow FINAL A Sporting Chance PE Slideshow FINAL A Sporting Chance Cross-curricular Ideas FINAL A Sporting Chance Teachers Overview FINAL A Sporting Chance PE Session FINAL A Sporting Chance Geography Session FINAL A …

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Fairtrade / Trade & Economic Growth / Trade Justice /
Subjects: Business Studies / Citizenship / CSPE / Economics / Geography

The World Trade Game or the Trading Game is one of the most effective simulation games to enable students realise the inequality of the world trading system. There are several versions but they all have the same aim. It’s always important to debrief after this game properly. WorldTradeGame-2 trading_game_intro_to_the_game_tcm16-28864 trading_game_leaders_instructions_tcm16-28865 trading_game_after_the_game_tcm16-28867

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Development / Global Statistics /
Subjects: Citizenship / CSPE / Geography / Mathematics

A good activity from www.gapminder.org that can be used in Maths or Geography class particularly when exploring Global statistics and development

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Tax & Trade / Trade & Economic Growth / Trade Justice /
Subjects: Business Studies / Citizenship / CSPE / Economics / Geography

One of the root causes of poverty, inequality and injustice in the world is unfair trade. In this resource, learners will explore some of the perspectives of people in countries effected by unfair trade, and examines how individuals have overcome barriers to forming successful businesses. Learners will get the chance to consider the options available in seeking ways to combat …

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Debt / Root causes of inequality / Tax Justice / Trade Justice / Wealth Equality /
Subjects: Business Studies / Citizenship / CSPE / Geography / Politics and Society / Religious Studies

The resource provides students with the opportunity to explore how structures of poverty and inequality are maintained on a global level. Students will also consider the role that they play in the world and how they can help change the way the world works by assuming their responsibility as global citizens. A strong emphasis on audiovisual resources and active learning …

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Stephen Farley looked at different methodologies that can be used in the classroom and also talked about Trocaire’s work.

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Subjects: Citizenship / CSPE / Physical Education / SPHE / Wellbeing

Aishling McGrath went through the opportunities for integrating Global Citizenship Education in to the Wellbeing Framework

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Debt / Tax & Trade / Tax Justice /
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Deirdre Kelly’s workshop on How the World Works on the 1st of February WWGS training in City West

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Action / Campaigning /
Subjects: CSPE / English / Geography / Politics and Society / Religious Studies

Materials from Deirdre Walsh’s workshop on Taking meaningful action at the Teacher Training session in City West in February 2018 Amnesty Taking Action Workshops WWGS 1st Feb Amnesty Taking Action Workshop Project Planning Calendar Amnesty Taking Action Workshop How to Prepare for Meeting with Your TD Amnesty Taking Action workshop CAMPAIGN PLANNING TOOL hot air balloon SMART Objective handout

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Controversial Issues / Identity and Diversity / Stereotypes /
Subjects: CSPE / English

Resources from the optional workshop by Conor Harrison at the Teacher Training Session on the 1st of February in City West Controversial Issues WWGS 01Feb2018 Teaching Controversial Issues – Professional Development Pack for Teachers Council of Europe Circular Brainstorm on Homophobia Barge Pole Signs Consequence Doors Circular Brainstorm on The Migrant Crisis Circular Brainstorm on The Migrant Crisis Controversial Issues …

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