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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 /
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 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 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 12 /
Subjects: Business Studies / CSPE / History / Home Economics / Irish / Modern Foreign Languages / Religious Studies / SPHE

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 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: CSPE / Home Economics / Politics and Society / Religious Studies / SPHE / Wellbeing

This resource sheet strives to introduce to you the area of wellbeing as a global justice issue but also how we integrate global justice into the Wellbeing Framework.

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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 /
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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Food Waste / Global Hunger / Poverty / Sustainable Development /
Subjects: Home Economics

This resource in pdf aims to support Home Economics 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 Home Economics 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 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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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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Global Goals / Global Health / Goal 3 / SDGs /
Subjects: Biology / CSPE / Home Economics / Politics and Society / Science / SPHE

Watch the recording and find the resources of the workshop on the Good Health and Wellbeing Sustainable Development Goal 3.

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

Resources on Goal 3: Good Health and Wellbeing.

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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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Goal 13 /
Subjects: CSPE / English / Home Economics / Modern Foreign Languages

Presentation & Activities for a class on climate justice and action.

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