- Business Studies/
- Politics and Society/
Business Studies and GCE
Worldwise Global Schools have a guide specifically geared towards Junior Cycle Business Studies-you can find it here-WorldWise Global Schools JC-Business Guide
WorldWise also provide training for teachers on GCE in general and on specific subject areas
Please find the presentation used at the JCT Business training WWGS JCT Business Studies Training Presentation Nov 2021.
Please find the recording of this training here.
Other useful resource packs for teaching
Financial Justice Ireland has some great resources for Business Studies
–Not Business As Usual-a Junior cycle resource by Financial Justice Ireland not_business_as_usual_resource-3
-How the World Works 3-another great resource by Financial Justice Ireland for TY, Business and Geography. How the World Works presentation WWGS 1.2.18-2
-Accounting For Justice: A facilitators guide to explaining the global tax system: accounting_for_justice
Loreto Education Centre tips for JCT Business1-2
Self Help Africa TY Resource on the Chocolate Trade
Trocaire’s resource on Food Justice-The Business of Food-2
PMIA A Business Studies Development Education Transition Unit Resource Pack (PDF)
Sustainable Living Ireland’s cross curricular resource Beyond_the_Symbols_Post_Primary
Short Videos to Use in the Classroom
Trade Justice Alternative Visions from the Global South
Race to the Bottom-gives a flavour of how MNCs can contribute to inequality: https://www.financialjustice.ie/download/pdf/how_the_world_works_2_.pdf
The Trading Game is a simulation game and one of the best ways for students to understand how unfair our Global trade system is.
Beat the System is a good way of students understanding how vulnerable food producers are to different factors like pricing, land grabs and climate change
Oxfam Resource based on a simulation game Beat the System
Further Reading, Listening and Watching….
The New Internationalist Magazine
Jason Hickel Books: The Divide, Less is More
Doughnut Economics by Kate Raworth
Please note the links above are for Dubray books but feel free to choose any other local book supplier.
Reversing Climate Change-this is run by carbon trading company Nori so there may be a slight bit of green washing but I like the solution based focus it has.
That should keep you going there is plenty more but if you need anything else contact email@example.com