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Understand Goal 8

Decent Work & Economic Growth

Elementary

Description

The video introduces students to the nature of work and its value to both the individual and society. It emphasizes everyone’s right to a good job and the need to ensure workers are provided with a healthy work environment and fair compensation. Attention is paid to the injustices many workers face as well as the efforts being made to address them.

General Assessment

Recommendation of how and where to use it

In addition to drawing attention to the sustainable development goals, teachers should consider this video when addressing social studies outcomes related to citizenship, healthy communities and social justice.

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Themes Addressed

  • Economics (2)

    • Corporate Social Responsibility
    • Poverty Reduction
  • Human Rights (1)

    • Social Justice