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					                       FairTrade
     Leeds DEC Resource Catalogue




                                                     Leeds DEC
                                         233-237 Roundhay Road
                                                         Leeds
                                                       LS8 4HS




Tel: 0113 380 5655   Fax: 0113 3805656     Email: jackie@leedsdec.org.uk
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TEACHING RESOURCES ORDERED BY KEY STAGES
First Steps to Rights

       This resource provides activities
       that help build knowledge of
       basic rights. It also provides
       guidance on how to use
       photographs, artefacts and role-
       play in teaching.

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Author             UNICEF
ISBN               1 871440 27 0
Pages              80
Illustrations      Black and White
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Key Stage          1
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“Go Bananas!”
This pack provides several activities designed to help younger pupils understand how
Carribbean bananas arrive on their supermarket shelves. Most of the activities make use of
the A4 photocards provided in the pack; these show the journey of a banana from tree to
child’s hand! The pack also gives extra information, resources, and curriculum links
throughout, and many activites and resources can be easily adapted for different age
groups and abilities.

Author           Oxfam International
ISBN             1 870727 592                                                           Cover
Pages            29 + photos
Illustrations    Colour illustrations and
                 A4 photopages
Key Stage        1-3
Price            £6.75




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“Are You a FairTrade School? (DVD)”
This CD-ROM and DVD pack is designed to help schools attain, and
maintain, “FairTrade” school status. However the information, video
clips, varied lesson plans, event ideas, guides to further resources…
etc! … make it a really invaluable resource for any teachers wishing to
engage students with FairTrade across the curriculum and in a variety
of aspects os school life.

Created by      FairTrade Foundation
Key Stage       1-4+
Price           £6.80




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Partners in Rights
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  This resource provides creative
  activities that help explore
  issues around rights and
  citizenship. It boasts a wide
  range of activities that help
  explore rights issues in detail.




Author          Save the Children
ISBN            1 84187 027 7
Pages           116
Illustrations   Black and White
                Illustrations
Key Stage       2-3
Price           £16.50




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“Growing Bananas”
This pack supports education about FairTrade (with a focus on Caribbean bananas),
by explaining and providing equipment for the game, “Growing Bananas”, and then
giving further stimuli such as pictures and posters, extra information about trade
and a resoruce list.

Author          RISC
ISBN            -
Pages           21
Illustrations   Black and white
Key Stage       2-3
Price           £6.75




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“Papapaa”

This DVD and photocard pack takes children on the journey from cacao
bean to chocolate bar, and shows how FairTrade improves the lives of
people along the way. It is best used in conjunction with
www.papapaa,org, and excellent online resource for teaching children
about FairTrade.

Author          Comic Relief 2005
ISBN            -
Pages           -
Illustrations   Colour, including
                photographs
Key Stage       2-3
Price           £10.00




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“Working Children Worldwide”
This is a really excellent resource to aid teaching about children at work. It allows
the exploration of children’s needs, and the benefits of and problems with children
working. It includes case studies of and interviews with working children from the
UK to rural India, and explores child labour from 19th Century Britain to present day
Burkina Faso. The pack also includes A4 photocards and many excellent, very clear
lesson plans (with direct curriculum links, learning objectives and extension
activities).

Author          Save the Children
ISBN            1 84187 082 X
Pages           74 +photo cards
Illustrations   Colour
Key Stage       2-3
Price           £15.00




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“Bananas & Cocoa Beans”
The activites in this pack are designed to help students understand the global
nature of trade, and why the poor aren’t feelings its benefits. By helping students
develop positive actions and responses, it also helps ensure their desire for change
is accompanied by proactivism, rather than
defeatism.

Author        RISC


ISBN          -
Pages         28
Illustrations Black & white
Key Stage     2-4
Price         £6.75



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“Fair Trade in Action”
This resource pack contains a DVD, several games (includign role-play games) and
an explanatory book for teachers. All these resources are geared towards teachings
young people about FairTrade, and why its fairness is needed, in a way that is both
fun and sufficiently thorough. Curriculum links and
poitners to further resources are also provided.                             Cover

Author          Risc
ISBN            -
Pages           -
Illustrations   Colour
Key Stage       3
Price           £16.00




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“The Computer Game”
    This booklet provides a creative way
    of informing children about unequal
    conditions experienced by workers in
    Mexico’s computer assembly plants.


  Author          CAFOD
  ISBN            -
  Pages           19
  Illustrations   Black and White
  Key Stage       3+
  Price           £4.50




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“XChanging the World”
This book contains classroom activities (from 60-
minute lessons to starter activities) to help
students understand how global trade, in its
current form, makes/ keeps the poor poor. The
activities are numerous, fun, varied, clearly
explained and presented alongside background
information to ensure that students and the
facilitator gets a good understanding of the real-
world situation being replicated through the
activities.


Author         VSO & RISC
ISBN           -
Pages          94
Illustrations Black and white
              photographs,
              drawings and games
Key Stage      3-4+
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“The Chocolate Game”
In “The Chocolate Game” students adopt the         Cover
roles of families from Belize, Brazil, Ghana and
the UK. They ‘work’ in the chocolate industry,
then spend their income supporting their
families. Through the role play, they experience
the imbalances of power and fluctuation of
incomes, and the struggle to maintain good
lifestyles that results. The game takes 60-90
minutes, and in that time students gain a real
insight into how international trade affects
families across the world.

Author          Leeds DEC
ISBN            -
Pages           25
Illustrations   Black and white


Key Stage       3-4+
Price           £5.50




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“The Banana Pack”
This pack contains several great resources to aid
teaching and learning about the trade of bananas. The
“Best of the Bunch” book and “bananas Unpeeled”
film reveal and explain the basic injustices in the
banana trade, and the role Fairtrade is playing to
address them. The pack also includes a teacher’s
guide to accompany the film (which makes explicit
curriculum links and provides a deeper understanding
of the issues covered), as well as four games/
activities for the classroom.
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Author          BananaLink
ISBN
Pages           4
Illustrations   Colour
Key Stage       3-4
Price           £16.00




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“Mugged: Poverty in your coffee cup”
Many producers of coffee are trapped in terrible poverty. This Oxfam guide
explains the coffee crisis, its roots and looks at some possible solutions. It is very
accessible, managing to give readers a good, reasonably detailed, understanding of
the issues, without being intimidating.

Author        Oxfam International
ISBN          0-85598-527-5
Pages         54
Illustrations Colour photographs
              and diagrams
Key Stage     4+
Price         £5.00




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“Rigged Rules and Double Standards: Trade,
globalisation, and the fight against poverty”
This report explains both the potential benefits,
and real-life problems, that the international             Cover
trading system causes for the poor. It explores both
the uses and limitations of mainstream economic
theory, and suggests developments to trading
systems that could improve the situation for the
poor. The report is factual, analytic and in-depth,
while remaining perfectly accessible for even
novices to the subject. Honest! It is also available
for free online.



Author          Oxfam International
                (2002)
Pages           272
Illustrations   Black and white (graphs)
Key Stage       4+ (teachers)
Price           £9.95




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“Ethical Shopping”

This books gives a good general introduction
to the issues surrounding ethical shopping
(poverty, sustainability, ethical trade Vs
FairTrade, etc), before talking the reader
through issues and retailers operating in
specific sectors- everything from food to
DIY! It presents lots of useful information in
an accessible- and not intimidating- format,
making it a very useful guide for anyone
trying to understand a bit more about how
their consumption affects those at the
production end of the supply chain.

Author        William Young &
              Richard Welford
ISBN          1-904132-08-1
Pages         266
Illustrations None (some tables)                 Cover
Key Stage     4+
Price         £7.99




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“Trading Away Our Rights: Women working in
global supply chains”
Why are women disproportionately
employed in jobs where pay and
conditions are poorest? This books
explains some of the major reasons that
international companies’ employment
practices leave many women suffering
and disempowered in the workplace.


Author       Oxfam International
ISBN         0-85598-523-2
Pages        99
Illustrations Colour photographs
              and diagrams
Key Stage    4+
Price        £4.00

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Free Pamphlets
The Little Book of Swap
(By the FairTrade Foundation)

This pamphlet explains what FairTrade is all about, and
talks the reader through the benefits of buying the
FairTrade versions of many products.




Exposed
(By Labour Behind the Label)

This booklet exposes some of the terrible working conditions facing manufacturers
of textiles, shoes etc around the world. It includes postcards that can be sent to
the big businesses perpetrating poor labour standards, to ask them to clean-up
their acts.


Illustrations   Colour
Key Stage       3-4+
Price           Free




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  “From Chocolate to Computers”
   Takes a look at everyday products
   such as bananas and cocoa,
   uncovering the impact their
   production has on the environment
   and people. This booklet is colourfully
   illustrated and explores issues of                 Cover
   human rights and sustainability.




Author           Louise Robinson and
                 Bente Madeira
ISBN             978 1 874709 45 9
Pages            18 +photo cards
Illustrations    Colour
Key Stage        3, 4 and 5
Price            £6.00




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“Choc-a-lot”
This booklet contains a choc-a-lot
workshop programme which
introduces young people to problems
surrounding the global chocolate
industry. It is packed full of resources
that explore how farmers are
disadvantaged by the trade and what
fair-trade really means.


Author            Anneli Conold, Ruth Oji
                  and Virginia Castell
ISBN              -
Pages             53
Illustrations     Black and White
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Key Stage         -
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RESOURCES FOR TEACHERS/BACKGROUND INFORMATION

“Fair Trade School Handbook”
This short booklet offers a helpful first step in understanding the role FairTrade can
play in your school. It gives a basic explanation of FairTrade, ideas for raising the
profile of FairTrade within the school, explicit curriculum links, and directions to
resources and organisations to help you
integrate FairTrade in your school.

Author           Time for Change, Leeds
ISBN             -
Pages            16
Illustrations    Colour


Key Stage        1-4
Price            £4.00




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   “Looking Behind the Logo”
   Activities in this resource help        Cover
   teachers and facilitators educate
   about unfair conditions faced by
   factory workers across the world. It
   encourages students to look at global
   issues from different perspectives
   whilst developing their critical
   thinking skills.


   Author           Louise Douglas
   ISBN             1 870727 541
   Pages            23
   Illustrations    Black and White
   Key Stage        3 and 4
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“Seeing Through the Spin”
This resource pack helps teachers
educate about the relations that
multinational corporations have and
their influence in an increasingly
globalised world. Teacher and
facilitators can use this resource as a   Cover
cookbook; selecting the dishes that
are most suited to their group.



Author             Dave Richards
ISBN               0 9540228 0 7
Pages              190
Illustrations      Black and White
Key Stage          4+
Price              £15.00




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                                                                Leeds DEC
                                                    233-237 Roundhay Road
                                                                    Leeds
                                                                  LS8 4HS


Tel: 0113 380 5655   Fax: 0113 3805656   Email: jackie@leedsdec.org.uk
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