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A young malnourished girl, Marcia Moreno, stands on old, upside down cart and a young child stands behind her
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Poverty over

Explore different approaches to defining global poverty and find out what can be done to tackle it.

Age: 16+ / Sixth form
Subject areas: Geography, RE

Workshop outline for students aged 16 and over to improve understanding of poverty, its causes, effects and what can be done to tackle it.

Why, in a world of plenty, are so many people living in desperate poverty around the globe? What does poverty mean for people - and what causes it?

This hour-long interactive session is packed with useful information to help students understand what poverty means - and what might be done to eradicate it. By the end of this session, students will have engaged with the different approaches to defining global poverty and will have engaged with some of the solutions that could bring about a world free from poverty.

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A sixth form presentation looking at poverty and how it affects people around the world.
Guidance for teachers on running our sixth form workshop about poverty.