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fairandfunky Fairtrade Conference for Secondary Schools – Thursday 1st March 2018 – Honley High School, Huddersfield.

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“An inspiring and fascinating conference. Brilliant opportunity for our students to collaborate with other school.” Assistant Head at Honley High 2017

The fairandfunky Fairtrade Conference for Schools brings together Secondary Schools from across Yorkshire to ignite enthusiasm and interest in both pupils and teachers for local and global sustainability. Interactive workshops from leading workshop providers and business leaders from fairandfunky, Upcycle Fashion, Koolskools, Trading Visions and Suma Wholefoods will develop a deeper understanding on trade justice issues, citizenship, co-operative values in business, and the Fairtrade system.


NEW FOR 2018: Teacher CPD with fairandfunky: How to become a Fairtrade School and reaching the Fair Achiever Award

Teaching staff are invited to attend a one hour workshop facilitated by fairandfunky on the steps to make your Fairtrade Schools journey. With expert knowledge and case studies from local schools you will gain invaluable advice and top tips on gaining the Fairtrade School Awards, plus brilliant resources to make it happen where you are.


Over lunch all delegates can enjoy networking with workshop facilitators and will be able to shop in the ethical marketplace. The conference will close with certificate presentations from The Mayor of Kirklees.


fairandfunky Fairtrade Conference for Primary Schools – Friday 2nd March 2018 – Creative Media and Studio School, Huddersfield.

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“A fantastic conference – even better than we thought it would be! Excellent workshops engaging all children” Pentland I&N School

The fairandfunky Fairtrade Conference: brings together Primary Schools from across Kirklees to celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight. The conference will ignite enthusiasm and interest in both pupils and teachers to maintain awareness and understanding of Fairtrade and how it can be taught within busy classrooms.


Interactive workshops involving creative arts, drama, real life stories, and chocolate tasting from fairandfunky, Fair Grounds, Couer de Xocolat and Suma Wholefoods will take delegates on a Fairtrade Adventure and discover how to take a break with Fairtrade!


The conference is supported by The Fairtrade Foundation and Eco-Schools, and will help schools progress on both the Fairtrade Schools Award and ‘Eco-Schools’ journey.  During lunch delegates will be able to enjoy networking opportunity with sponsors and workshop providers and shop in the ethical marketplace. The event will close with certificate presentations from Thelma Walker MP.


fairandfunky Fairtrade Conference for Primary Schools – Friday 11th May 2018 – Halifax Minster.

Details will follow shortly – please email to register your interest. 


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