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Fair Trade Education Activities

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With a view to enhancing students’ understanding of Fair Trade, we organize various educational activities including school talk, exhibition, tour, bazaar and workshop. Students will be able to explore Fair Trade in an interactive and comfortable learning environment, and give thoughts to issues such as globalization, sustainable development, gender equality and corporate social responsibilities. All activities are open for registration throughout the year.

 

Applicable subjects: Liberal Studies, Civic Education, Geography, Economics, Corporate Studies, Accounting and Finance, Other Learning Experience

*All activities are charged by session, and the fee stated below is the cost per session.

 

Please contact us at 3705 2488 or education@fairtradehk.org for any enquiry.

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Thematic Talks

(1) Fair Trade and GlobalizationSelf Photos / Files - 教育活動_講座_1

 

The talk will serve as an introduction of Fair Trade and its importance, and will also address how the livelihood of farmers are affected by multi-national corporations under globalization and how Fair Trade helps improve their quality of life.

 

Duration: 45 minutes to 1 hour

Minimum participants: 20 pax

Fee: HK$800

 

 

 

 


(2) What am I wearing?

 

In India, one farmer commits suicide in every 30 minutes, and the majority of them grow Genetic Modified Organisms (GMOs). After the workshop, students will have an in-depth understanding of the hardships of cotton farmers and garment workers brought by fast fashion and how Fair Trade empowers the producers.

 

Duration: 45 minutes to 1 hour

Minimum participants: 20 pax

Fee: HK$800

 

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(1) Coffee Ground Scrub WorkshopSelf Photos / Files - 教育活動_工作坊_11

 

Students will make natural scrub with coffee ground, and experience the reuse process of coffee ground. Instructor will tell the stories of coffee production and world coffee trading scenario, as well as how Fair Trade helps reconstruct a sustainable coffee industry.

 

Related subjects: Liberal Studies, Geography, Design and Applicable Technology

Duration: 1 to 1.5 hour(s)

Maximum participants: 40 pax

Fee: HK$900

 


(2) Chocolate Blind TastingSelf Photos / Files - 教育活動_工作坊_22

 

While tasting a piece of Fair Trade dark chocolate, students will learn about the ‘dark side’ of chocolate production, such as the child labour issue, and explore how Fair Trade responds to these problems.

 

Related subjects: Liberal Studies, Economics and Civic Education

Duration: 1 hour

Minimum participants: 15pax

Fee:

HK$900/ 30 pax

HK$1,100/ 31-60 pax

HK$1,200/ 61-80 pax

 


(3) Football and Fair Trade

Students will learn the basics of freestyle football, and the unfairness and child labour issue arise from football production. They will see how Fair Trade can improve the livelihood, working environment and social development of producers.

 

Related subjects: Liberal Studies, Economics and Physical Education

Duration: 2 hours

Maximum participants: 8 pax

Fee: HK$1,200

 

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(1) Orange GameSelf Photos / Files - 教育活動_處境遊戲_1

 

Through a role play session as small-scale orange farmers, students will experience the dilemma faced by farmers in developing countries and find out why they often fall prey to hunger. Post activity reflection will facilitate students’ understanding of Fair Trade and how Fair Trade cooperatives empower small-scale farmers.

 

Related subjects: Liberal Studies, Economics and Civic Education

Duration: 1.5 to 2 hours

Minimum participants: 20 pax

Fee:

HK$900/ 30 pax or below

HK$1,100/ 31-60 pax

HK$1,200/ 61-90 pax

 


(2) Sweat FactorySelf Photos / Files - 教育活動_處境遊戲_2

 

Role playing as smartphone factory workers, participants will experience the grueling environment and long working hours that workers are enduring every day. Post activity reflection will strengthen students’ understanding of Fair Trade and the rights entitled to producers.

 

Related subjects: Liberal Studies, Economics and Civic Education

Duration: 1.5 to 2 hours

Minimum participants: 20

Fee:

$900/ 30 pax or below

$1,100/ 31-60 pax

$1,200/ 61-90 pax

 


(3) Chocolate Conference

 

Students will play different roles, such as business owners, cocoa producers and buyers, in the simulated conference, and get involved in the tug-of-war of price negotiation, realizing the need for fair price.

 

Duration: 1.5 to 2 hours

Minimum participants: 20

Fee:

HK$900/ 30 pax or below

HK$1,100/ 31-60 pax

HK$1,200/ 61-90 pax

 


(4) Solar Development Simulation Game

 

Through role playing as different stakeholders, students can have a deeper understanding about local policy of renewable energy, the unfairness brought by climate change and how Fair Trade helps farmers in developing countries to cope with climate change.

 

Duration: 1.5 to 2 hours

Minimum participants: 30

Fee:

HK$1,000

 

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To support teachers to incorporate Fair Trade education in schools, we would lend related display boards and leaflets free-of-charge.

 

 


(1)Fair Trade Display Board

 

Preview:   Chinese English

Pages︰6

Size︰552 x 857mm each

Material︰PP / Banner

 

*The materials are due in one week if no special request is received.


 

(2)Fair Trade Leaflets

 

Preview:   Chinese English Size︰A6 (folded from A3)

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For any enquiry, please contact us at

Tel: 3705 2488

Email: education@fairtradehk.org

 

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