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Degrowth / Goal 8 /
Subjects: Agricultural Science / Economics / Home Economics / Politics and Society / Wellbeing / WWGS Global Citizenship Education

Find the recording of the WWGS Annual Student Conference 2022. Links to resources on degrowth are also included.

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Goal 8 /
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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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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 16 /
Subjects: CSPE / Drama / Economics / English / Geography / History / Modern Foreign Languages / Music / Politics and Society / Religious Studies

Peace and stability are central to sustainable development.

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Goal 16 /
Subjects: CSPE / Economics / English / Geography / History / Music / Politics and Society / Religious Studies / Visual Art

The world cannot afford war. People cannot stand by while the numbers of war and environmental refugees soar, while poverty spreads like an epidemic and money for education, health, job training and other needed services are stolen to pay for weapons.

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Goal 15 /
Subjects: Business Studies / CSPE / Economics / English / Geography / History / Irish / Religious Studies / SPHE

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 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 /
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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 7 /
Subjects: Economics / Geography / Home Economics / Mathematics / Science / Technology

There is a clear link between reducing the use of fossil fuels and the effects of climate change that our planet and its people will experience in the future.

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Goal 3 /
Subjects: Biology / Chemistry / Economics / Home Economics / Science / Wellbeing

Goal 3 of the Sustainable Development Goals aims to ensure that all people, at every stage of life, can live healthy lives.

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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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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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Degrowth / Global Goals / Goal 12 / Responsible Consumption & Production / SDGs / sustainability / Sustainable Development /
Subjects: Agricultural Science / Art and Design / Economics / Geography / Home Economics / Music / Politics and Society / Science / Technology / Visual Art

Watch the recording and find the resources of the WWGS thematic workshop on Sustainability, Degrowth and Responsible Consumption relating to Sustainable Development Goal 12.

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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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Goal 3 /
Subjects: Biology / Economics / Home Economics / Mathematics / Wellbeing

Resources on Goal 3: Good Health and Wellbeing.

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Goal 8 /
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Activities and games played during the conference.

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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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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.

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Goal 17 / Tax & Trade / Trade & Economic Growth / Trade Justice /
Subjects: Business Studies / Citizenship / CSPE / Economics / Geography

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.

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