Stand Up For Farmers Schools Conference
Pockets is excited to be a part of the fairandfunky schools conference taking place later this year at Halifax Minster:
The fairandfunky Fairtrade Conference: ‘Stand Up For Farmers’ brings together Primary Schools from across Calderdale to celebrate World Fairtrade Day. 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 drama, musical composition, real life stories, and chocolate tasting fromfairandfunky, Sea Pie Parcel, Pockets Theatre andLiberation Nuts will inspire delegates to ‘Stand Up For Farmers!’ This is the first conference in Calderdale to combine Fairtrade and the arts, offering professional development for teachers and innovative learning for students. 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. The event will close withcertificate presentations from Holly Lynch MP.