Resource Title

#CreateFairtrade: A CSPE Action Guide


This CSPE action guide can be adapted to build on and practice key Civic, Social and Political Education themes and supports three learning strands: Rights and Responsibilities, Global Citizenship and Exploring Democracy.

The materials correspond with the Junior Cycle Statements of Learning (SOL) 9, 10 and 11.

Resource Details

  • Date added: 26th February 2019
  • Author: Fairtrade Ireland
  • Publisher: Fairtrade Ireland
  • Country of Publication: Ireland
  • Year: 2019
  • Page Count: 16


This booklet for Civic, Social and Political Education (CSPE):

  • explores these issues through a focus on funsize bananas (and the banana supply chain)
  • reminds us why Fairtrade is important
  • offers over 20 everyday actions that build further on previous successes
  • links with the Sustainable Development Goals agenda
  • links with Fairtrade Fortnight in 2019 (February 25th to March 10th)
  • offers educational activity ideas linked to CSPE learning outcomes and a set of action activities
  • includes graphics, illustrations and case studies from producer networks (Columbia) and student Fairtrade activists (Castleisland Community College, Kerry)
  • Lists three Fairtrade food recipes: banana bread, sesame bananas and green smoothie
  • lists a range of support materials including videos

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