How to become a Fairtrade School.
The Liverpool World Centre has come up with a step-by-step factsheet to help you understand Fairtrade and how you can become a Fairtrade School. The factsheet is a simple guide to help you to pledge for Fairtrade status. Click here to view the factsheet.
CASE STUDY: Fair Trade Fortnight at the Slavery Museum – a Divine event by the LWC
In celebration of Fairtrade Fortnight, LWC develiverd a showcase event to Merseyside Schools at the Liverpool Slavery Museum. Thanks to Divine Chocolate, which invited Fair Trade cocoa farmers from Ghana, Harriet Boatemaa and Fatima Ali were present at the event, so the audience got first hand information on how Fair Trade works in practice.
The Fair Trade Schools Project has now come to an end. A map of the Liverpool Learning Network Areas and the Fair Trade schools within them. If you browse the document you will be able to find schools local to your own who can provide information on being a Fair Trade school. Click here to view the map.
A Fairtrade School is:
“A school that is committed to Fairtrade, sells and uses Fairtrade products as far as it can, and raises awareness of Fairtrade in the school and local community.”
Check out the Fairtrade Foundation’s new scheme at http://www.fairtrade.org.uk/schools