This workshop was part of the JCT Business Studies Elective CPD. It aims to help Junior Cycle Business Studies teacher to introduce sustainability in the business studies classroom.
A helpful brief on Fairtrade and it’s surrounding themes ahead of Fairtrade fortnight.
With the increase in military spending due to the war in Ukraine (and let’s face it many other wars happening in the world) there is an increasing need for us to be anti-war and peace agents. This online workshop in collaboration with Afri will bring you (and therefore your students) on a journey from a global overview of war and militarisation to taking meaningful action in your school.
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.
Tax justice means fairer systems for taxing. Potential loss of tax revenues to the EU amount to approximately one trillion each year and billions are lost from countries in the Global south.
Trade has always been an important part of society, however current trade rules do tend to benefit the richer countries.
Countries that are rich in natural resources are often poor and suffer from high rates of inequality, corruption, human rights abuse, and environmental degradation.
Overfishing is the process of catching too many fish at once, so that the breeding population becomes too depleted to recover.
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.
It is really important that our students understand our global waste systems and the consequences of waste as a broader global justice issue and how the environment, people and the economy are all interlinked.