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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: Agricultural Science / Biology / English / Geography / Home Economics / Modern Foreign Languages / Religious Studies

A 2019 UN report by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) has found that nature is declining globally at rates unprecedented in human history.

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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 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 6 /
Subjects: English / Geography / History / Mathematics

The conflict over water relates to the gap between demand and supply. Add in climate change, the geopolitics of water transfers and pressures from population increase and the problem becomes only too obvious.

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Goal 4 /
Subjects: English / Geography / Irish / Modern Foreign Languages / Politics and Society

Education is a public good, a global common good, a fundamental human right and a basis for guaranteeing the realisation of other rights.

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Goal 4 /
Subjects: English / Irish / Modern Foreign Languages / Politics and Society

Education is essential for an individual’s, community’s and nation’s development. Education is a public good, a global common good, a fundamental human right and a basis for guaranteeing the realisation of other rights.

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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 /
Subjects: Business Studies / Economics / English / Geography / History / Home Economics / Mathematics / Modern Foreign Languages / Politics and Society / Religious Studies

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 / Featured / Global Justice / Human Rights / Poverty / Racism & Prejudice /
Subjects: English / WWGS Global Citizenship Education

Find the recording of the English and Global Citizenship CPD for post-primary school teachers. Links to relevant resources can also be found here.

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Goal 10 /
Subjects: CSPE / English / Religious Studies

Direct Provision is the system used to accommodate and provide basic welfare to people seeking asylum in Ireland.

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Goal 10 /
Subjects: Business Studies / CSPE / English / Geography / History / Modern Foreign Languages / Politics and Society

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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Goal 10 /
Subjects: CSPE / English / Geography / Irish / Modern Foreign Languages / Religious Studies / SPHE

Globally there are more people on the move than ever before. These are people who were mostly forced to flee their own countries due to climate change, demographics, instability, growing inequality, terrorism, conflict and aspirations for a better life.

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Diversity / Equality / Migration / Poverty /
Subjects: English

A WWGS resource in pdf that aims to support English teachers to teach english through Development Education/ Global Citizenship Education’s lens in Senior Cycle. The guide meets the requirements as laid out in the senior cycle English specification, and in the (2015) framework.

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CPD / Global Citizenship Education / Global Justice / School Gardens /
Subjects: Agricultural Science / Citizenship / CSPE / English / Geography / Home Economics / LCA / Politics and Society / Wellbeing / WWGS Global Citizenship Education

Find the recordings and the presentation of the School Gardens and Global Justice CPD workshop.

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fast fashion / Global Goals / Goal 12 / SDGs / Sustainable Development /
Subjects: Art and Design / English / Home Economics

Find the WWGS webinar recording and resources specifically for teaching about Fast Fashion, part of Sustainable Development Goal 12.

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Human Rights / Racism & Prejudice /
Subjects: Citizenship / CSPE / English / History / Politics and Society / SPHE

Find the WWGS webinar recording and resources specifically for teaching Anti-racism in post-primary schools.

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Philosophy /
Subjects: English / Politics and Society

Find articles and teaching resources on Philosophy and Global Citizenship Education.

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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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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 14 / Goal 6 /
Subjects: English / Geography / Home Economics / Modern Foreign Languages

Here’s a few resources you can use if you are exploring water as a theme.

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Inequality / Poverty /
Subjects: CSPE / English / Politics and Society / WWGS Global Citizenship Education

Root Causes Activity Global Citizenship Education involves exploring the root causes of poverty, injustice and inequality. Everyday we are exposed to the consequences but rarely the root causes. WHY is always the most important question. Here are the print outs (in pptx) for an activity you can do with your students: Ranking Reasons-2 Instructions: Print out 6 sets of the …

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Goal 8 /
Subjects: Business Studies / Economics / English / Home Economics / Irish / Modern Foreign Languages

Activities and games played during the conference.

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