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KS3 Ethical Fashion

Citizenship - The Cost of Cheap Fashion

What is my responsibility as a consumer?

Look back at the results of the children’s investigation into where most of their clothes were bought.  The pupils then research the most popular high street shops on the Internet.  Can they find any statements about the companies’ attitude to ethical fashion?  Ask them to research the work of the Ethical Trading Initiative.

Play the following programme clips:

Discuss the young people's attitude to fast fashion before they went to India.  Did they feel they had any responsibility towards the working conditions of people in the fashion industry?  Do you agree?

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