Design clothing to be manufactured by fair trade and environmentally sustainable suppliers
Related Subjects:
Arts , Economics , Global Studies
Social Issue:
  Human Rights
Target Grade Level(s):
Grade / Year 10 , Grade / Year 11 , Grade / Year 9
Future Friendly School Values:
  Environmental Stewardship
  Global Citizenship
PROJECT DESCRIPTION:

As part of their design course, and in collaboration with Humanities teachers, students are to design and develop a manufacturing/sourcing plan for a line/item of clothing to be produced and sold (perhaps at an end of unit market).

Students are to ensure that the materials and processes used in manufacture are:

Fair-trade

Sustainably/renewable sourced

Ethical in sourcing and manufacture

The primary focus is upon workers' rights in garment manufacturing.