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    Teacher Handbook

    Download our Teacher Handbook for guidance on embedding GCE in your school community. 

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    Subject Guidelines

    This resource aims to support teachers of Home Economics to teach through a global justice lens.  

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      Subject Resources



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      Degrowth, WWGS Student Annual Conference, April 2022

      Find the recording of the WWGS Annual Student Conference 2022. Links to resources on degrowth are also included.…
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      Modern Day Slavery

      The abolition of the transatlantic slave trade began 200 years ago, and many schools marked this event. However, new forms…
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      Biodiversity

      A 2019 UN report by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) has found that nature is…
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      Sustainable Fishing

      Overfishing is the process of catching too many fish at once, so that the breeding population becomes too depleted to…
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      Marine Pollution

      Our oceans have become our dumpsters. Marine pollution threatens the health of our coasts and ocean and it comes in…
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      Fast Fashion

      Being an ethical consumer in today’s world requires first recognizing that consumption is not just embedded in economic relations, but…
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      Child Labour

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

      There is a clear link between reducing the use of fossil fuels and the effects of climate change that our…
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      Wellbeing

      This resource sheet strives to introduce to you the area of wellbeing as a global justice issue but also how…
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      Access to Healthcare and Medicines

      Goal 3 of the Sustainable Development Goals aims to ensure that all people, at every stage of life, can live…
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      Poverty

      Poverty is not natural; it is man-made but the way that it is spoken about and particularly how people living…
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      Land Grabs

      In today’s world landowners, agribusinesses, investors and governments want to acquire land to turn into crop plantations to make huge…
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      School Gardens and Global Justice, CPD Workshop, Nov 25th 2021

      Find the recordings and the presentation of the School Gardens and Global Justice CPD workshop.…
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      Food Security and Biodiversity, Thematic Workshop, Nov 13th 2020

      Find the recording of the WWGS workshop for teaching about Food Security and Biodiversity in post-primary schools.…
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      Fast Fashion, Thematic Workshop, Nov 9th 2020

      Find the WWGS webinar recording and resources specifically for teaching about Fast Fashion, part of Sustainable Development Goal 12.…
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      Wellbeing and Health, Thematic Workshop, Nov 17th 2020

      Watch the recording and find the resources of the workshop on the Good Health and Wellbeing Sustainable Development Goal 3.…
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      Sustainability, DeGrowth and Responsible Consumption, Thematic Workshop, Nov 25th 2020

      Watch the recording and find the resources of the WWGS thematic workshop on Sustainability, Degrowth and Responsible Consumption relating to…
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      Recycling and Waste, Thematic workshop, Nov 23rd 2020

      Find our most recent webinar recording and resource specifically for Recycling and Waste followed by additional resources to assist you.…
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      Poverty, Thematic Workshop, Nov 19th 2020

      Find our most recent webinar recording and resource specifically for Poverty followed by additional resources to assist you.…
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      Gender Equality

      “Gender equality is not only a fundamental human right, but a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world.”…
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      Water

      Here’s a few resources you can use if you are exploring water as a theme.…
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      Goal 3: Good Health and Wellbeing

      Resources on Goal 3: Good Health and Wellbeing.…
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      WWGS Annual Conference 2019 Materials

      Activities and games played during the conference.…
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      Information on Climate Strike

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

      Resources on the theme of plastics.…
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