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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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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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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 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 14 /
Subjects: Biology / Geography / Home Economics

Our oceans have become our dumpsters. Marine pollution threatens the health of our coasts and ocean and it comes in many different forms.

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Goal 13 /
Subjects: CSPE / Geography / Religious Studies / Science

Climate Justice is the reality that it is those that contribute least to climate change (through their emissions) are the ones that are impacted first and worst

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

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 /
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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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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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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 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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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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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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Goal 10 /
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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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Climate Action / Climate Change / Climate Justice /
Subjects: Geography

This resource in pdf aims to support Geography teachers to teach using Development Education/ Global Citizenship Education’s approaches and techniques. The guide meets the requirements as laid out in the junior cycle Geography Studies specification, and in the (2015) Framework for Junior Cycle.

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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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Global Goals / Goal 14 / Life under Water / SDGs / Sustainable Development /
Subjects: Agricultural Science / Art and Design / Biology / CSPE / Geography / Science

Find the recording of the WWGS workshop for teaching about Food Security and Biodiversity in post-primary schools.

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Direct provision / Global Goals / Goal 10 / Migration / Migration & Refugees / SDGs / Sustainable Development /
Subjects: Art and Design / Citizenship / Geography / History / Politics and Society

Find the WWGS webinar recording and resources specifically for teaching about Migration and Direct Provision (Sustainable Development Goal 10).

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Global Goals / Goal 11 / Goal 12 / Goal 15 / Goal 2 / SDGs / Sustainable Development /
Subjects: Agricultural Science / Art and Design / Biology / Geography / Home Economics / Politics and Society / Science

Find the recording of the WWGS workshop for teaching about Food Security and Biodiversity in post-primary schools.

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Different Perspectives / Featured / Global Goals / Goal 15 / Goal 8 / Sustainable Development /
Subjects: Geography

Find the recording of the Strengthening your Global Citizenship Education Workshop for teachers that are familiar with WWGS. Links to the resources shared during the workshop are also included.

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