What makes work decent? Resource for 11-18 year olds in Wales exploring the world of work.

Publisher: Oxfam

KS3: ages 11-14KS4: ages 14-16KS5: ages 16+PDFPowerpointAvailable in Welsh

What should work be like? What makes work decent? Explore what different factors contribute towards making work decent or good. Over the course of two engaging and participatory sessions learners will be able to consider their own and other people’s ideas about the world of work and develop their own opinions. Learners will explore ideas about who has influence over what work is like.

This resource will help learners to develop their own ideas so that they can enter the Creating a fair Wales photo competition for 11 to 18 year olds in Wales.


Items available

    • PDF
    • Teachers Guide: What makes work decent? (148kB) Includes an introduction, useful links and further information about decent work in Wales.
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    • PDF
    • Session 1: What should work be like? (150kB) Think critically about the different factors which make work decent and consider which of these are most important to learners.
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    • Session 2: Decent work in Wales (490kB) Discuss statements relating to decent work and the situation in Wales before exploring case studies of people trying to make change happen.
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    • Powerpoint
    • What makes work decent? Slideshow (3MB) For use with Sessions 1 and 2.
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