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Goal 8 /
Subjects: Business Studies / CSPE / Economics / Geography / History / Home Economics / Politics and Society

The abolition of the transatlantic slave trade began 200 years ago, and many schools marked this event. However, new forms of slavery are prevalent today.

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Goal 17 /
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Tax justice means fairer systems for taxing. Potential loss of tax revenues to the EU amount to approximately one trillion each year and billions are lost from countries in the Global south.

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Trade has always been an important part of society, however current trade rules do tend to benefit the richer countries.

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Goal 15 /
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Countries that are rich in natural resources are often poor and suffer from high rates of inequality, corruption, human rights abuse, and environmental degradation.

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Goal 14 /
Subjects: Agricultural Science / Business Studies / CSPE / Geography / History / Home Economics / Irish / Modern Foreign Languages / Religious Studies / Science / SPHE

Overfishing is the process of catching too many fish at once, so that the breeding population becomes too depleted to recover.

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Goal 12 /
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Being an ethical consumer in today’s world requires first recognizing that consumption is not just embedded in economic relations, but also social and political ones.

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Goal 11 /
Subjects: Business Studies / Politics and Society / Religious Studies / Science / Technology

It is really important that our students understand our global waste systems and the consequences of waste as a broader global justice issue and how the environment, people and the economy are all interlinked.

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Goal 9 /
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The circular economy is a process of minimising waste and making the most out of finite resources to achieve sustainable development.

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Goal 9 /
Subjects: Business Studies / Economics / Geography / Mathematics / Technology

Goal 9 focuses on making sure that industries and infrastructure is future-proofed and responsive to the needs of people, giving people the tools to find long term solutions to problems.

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Goal 8 /
Subjects: Business Studies / Economics / English / Modern Foreign Languages / SPHE / Technical Graphics

For decades, global economies have focused on growth, often at the expense of the environment, traditional land use and land rights of indigenous people and the habitats of plant and animal species.

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Goal 8 /
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For tens of millions of children around the world, their basic rights are at risk because they have to work.

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Goal 2 /
Subjects: Agricultural Science / Business Studies / CSPE / English / Geography / History / Modern Foreign Languages / Science

We live in a world where over 800 million people go to bed hungry yet we produce 1.5 times enough food to feed people on the planet.

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Goal 1 /
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Poverty is not natural; it is man-made but the way that it is spoken about and particularly how people living in poverty are spoken about, does not reflect this.

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Goal 1 /
Subjects: Agricultural Science / Business Studies / Economics / English / Geography / Home Economics / Modern Foreign Languages / Politics and Society

In today’s world landowners, agribusinesses, investors and governments want to acquire land to turn into crop plantations to make huge profits.

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Goal 10 /
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Racism is when an individual, group, structure or institution intentionally (or unintentionally) abuses their power to the detriment of people, because of their action or perceived “racialised background.

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Climate Change / Climate Justice / Degrowth / Extraction / Global Goals / Goal 15 / Goal 8 / Life on Land / Responsible Consumption & Production / Waste /
Subjects: Business Studies / CSPE / Economics / WWGS Global Citizenship Education

Find the resources and the recordings of the WWGS National Teacher Conference on ‘Degrowth’. Learn how teachers can bring the concept in to their Global Citizenship Education teaching and learning.

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Global Goals / Tax & Trade / Tax Justice / Trade / Trade Justice /
Subjects: Business Studies / CSPE / Economics / English / Geography / History / Politics and Society

Watch the recording and find the resources of the WWGS workshop on Tax and Trade Justice that took place in December 2020.

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Action / Global Goals / Goal 12 / Recycling / SDGs / sustainability / Sustainable Development / Waste /
Subjects: Business Studies / CSPE / Geography / Home Economics / SPHE

Find our most recent webinar recording and resource specifically for Recycling and Waste followed by additional resources to assist you.

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Global Goals / Global Hunger / Goal 1 / Poverty /
Subjects: Art and Design / Business Studies / CSPE / Economics / Geography / History / Home Economics / Politics and Society / Science / SPHE

Find our most recent webinar recording and resource specifically for Poverty followed by additional resources to assist you.

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Gender Equality / Goal 5 /
Subjects: Business Studies / CSPE / English / Home Economics / SPHE

“Gender equality is not only a fundamental human right, but a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world.” United Nations

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Goal 9 /
Subjects: Agricultural Science / Business Studies / Chemistry / Technical Graphics / Technology

Resources on Global Goal 9.

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Goal 8 /
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Activities and games played during the conference.

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Goal 14 / plastics /
Subjects: Business Studies / Chemistry / CSPE / Design and Technology / English / Home Economics / Modern Foreign Languages

Resources on the theme of plastics.

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Business /
Subjects: Business Studies / Politics and Society

List of resources on Business Studies and Global Citizenship Education

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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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