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An introduction to global debt with problem solving activities

Debt. It’s a big scary word. But there is more to debt than mortgages and student loans. Put the pieces together to learn how global finance affects individual lives in developing nations, and critically assess the fairness of international government relationships.

“Well planned, with good detail and challenging. They found the pace just right” - Teacher, Belle View Boys Secondary School

Session Objectives:
> Understand that there are broader, historical causes of poverty
> Have the opportunity to empathise with individuals and families who are trapped in unfair poverty
> Have the knowledge to contribute to positive change
> Develop their understanding of international development

Curriculum Areas:
> English
> Geography
> Citizenship

About us:
Leeds DEC are the Global Learning experts with over 30 years experience of working with teachers, pupils, whole school development, and multi-school events. Our hands on, engaging workshops for young people on Fairtrade and other topical global development issues are differentiated for all Key Stages, from KS1 to Post 16. 100% of our workshops have been rated good or outstanding by teachers. Our workshops develop school Social Moral Spiritual Cultural requirements and enhance many curriculum areas including English, Maths, Art, Geography, PSHE and Citizenship. We offer a unique contribution towards Enrichment Days or can fit seamlessly into daily school life. Many of our workshops correspond to our CPD for teachers, youth workers and educators. We can recommend a package of activities to embed social justice into the culture of your school.

All workshops include a free teaching resource for teachers, and stickers and a takeaway Fairtrade quiz for each child, plus follow-up activities and books can be recommended at your request.

All of our workshops can be adapted to meet your school or class needs. Please get in touch with us to discuss your requirements and receive a tailored quote.

Ages:

KS3 Age 11-13, KS4 Age 14-16, KS5 Age 16-18

Locations:

West Yorkshire

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