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Learning About SDG 8

Middle, Secondary


The video raises the important global challenge of creating millions of decent jobs that will be required as the shift from rural to urban life plays out. In providing examples of how governments around the world are responding to provide sustainable economic growth, specific mention is made of the need to address the informal economy, child labour and gender inequality.

General Assessment

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In combination with other resources the video will help illustrate inclusive economic growth as an essential component of sustainable development.

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Themes Addressed

  • Economics (1)

    • Globalization
  • Human Health & Environment (2)

    • Human Population Dynamics
    • Quality of Life