The Fairtrade Schools Conference will be held on Wednesday 26th February 9am-2.30pm at SGS College, north Bristol
The Conference aims to inspire schools in the South West region to include Fairtrade education and procurement in the life of their school, to educate children on fair trade issues and to increase the impacts for farmers in developing countries.
The students will meet Margarita Espinoza, a fairtrade coffee producer from Nicaragua and engage in workshops and other activities.
All Schools in the South West region are invited to bring up to 6 Students from Years 5-8 with up to 3 teaching staff.
To book your places please email : firstname.lastname@example.org
9.0 Arrivals and registration
9.30 Welcome and Introduction – Jenny Foster, SW Fairtrade & Lynne Bravington, SGS
9.45 Why Fairtrade is Important – Margarita Espinoza, Fairtrade Coffee Producer
10.10 Fairtrade Schools Award – Kathy Wise, Fairtrade Foundation
10.30 Fairtrade School Uniform – Koolskools
10.45 Tea break and questions for Fairtrade cotton factory
11.10 Live link to Ranga and workers in India
11.30 Workshop 1 (Choose 2 of 4)
(1) Fairtrade School Uniform (Koolskools)
(2) Fairtrade across the Curriculum (FT Foundation)
(3) Can you beat the system? Food Injustice and Global Citizenship (Oxfam)
(4) Unfair Bananas (Banana Link?)
1.10 Workshop 2
2.0 Action ideas and best practise – Orchard School
2.20 Koolskools award presentation and photos
2.30 Feedback forms and Depart