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

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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: 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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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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Decent Work and Economic Growth / Food Security / Global Hunger / Poverty / Reduced Inequalities / Sustainable Communities /
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This resource in pdf aims to support teachers of History to teach through a global justice lens. It supports teachers to address Development Education related themes and concepts. The guide meets the requirements as laid out in the junior cycle History Studies specification, and in the (2015) Framework for Junior Cycle.

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Direct provision / Global Goals / Goal 10 / Migration / Migration & Refugees / SDGs / Sustainable Development /
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Find the WWGS webinar recording and resources specifically for teaching about Migration and Direct Provision (Sustainable Development Goal 10).

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Human Rights / Racism & Prejudice /
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Find the WWGS webinar recording and resources specifically for teaching Anti-racism in post-primary schools.

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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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Global Goals / Global Hunger / Goal 1 / Poverty /
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Find our most recent webinar recording and resource specifically for Poverty followed by additional resources to assist you.

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History and GCE Here’s a recording of our CPD on History https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z0lWKVdVKQY History is one of the most important subjects for GCE. If you ever have the chance read ‘The Divide’-A Brief Guide to Global Inequality and its Solutions by Jason Hickel you” see why. It’s definitely worth buying or getting out of the library but the media section on his …

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