Bargaining for development

Bargaining for development

Prospect's DFID-funded project focused on raising awareness of the Millennium Development Goals in relation to Corporate Social Responsibility and procurement, empowering union members to make international development a workplace bargaining issue.

Fashioning an Ethical Industry

Case study: The fashion industry plays a major role in global trade. How can fashion students be encouraged to consider ethical issues when they enter the industry?

Global Matters

Global Matters celebrates just some of the exciting examples of global learning going on around the country in schools, youth work and communities. The case studies show active and participatory approaches that engage learners and encourage critical thinking about a range of important topics, including global trade, environmental sustainability, race, child labour and refugees. They demonstrate the innovative work which is taking place throughout the country, often through the involvement of the voluntary sector. We hope they encourage other educators to reflect on their practice and seek support to develop global learning in their own settings.

Fashioning an Ethical Industry

Martin Hearson and Hannah Higginson describe the evolving challenges faced by labour rights activists in the clothing industry in the past ten years, and the education programme that Labour Behind the Label has developed in response.

DEA Response to DFID Consultation on linking

DFID has committed to "Set up a scheme to help other groups – such as faith groups, community groups, local government, business and charitable organisations – build links with developing countries". The consultation ran until 11 June 2007.

Global Skills and Lifelong Learning: Future challenges

This thinkpiece seeks to trigger, inform and influence the debate about the future direction of lifelong learning. This is a dialogue in which all stakeholders in lifelong learning should engage and in which the DEA, its members and partners in adult learning have a major role to play.