Teaching resources

Fairtrade Schools

The Fairtrade School Award website has a wide range of teaching resources on Fairtrade, as well as information on how to become a Fairtrade School.

Fairtrade Schools website

Pa Pa Paa – teach about Fairtrade and cocoa

The Pa Pa Paa website has a wealth of free, comprehensive lesson plans for teaching about Fairtrade and chocolate. Teaching material is aimed primarily at Key Stage 2 (7-11 yrs) and Key stage 3 (11-14 yrs) students.

You can order a Pa Pa Paa DVD and photo pack, which explains the cocoa journey from bean to bar. Pa Pa Paa also includes a kinaesthetic ‘Be a Cocoa Farmer’ kit for younger students and a website with videos made by children from a school in Ghana.

Pa Pa Paa website


Traidcraft have a network of volunteer speakers around the UK who could help with an assembly or part of a lesson on Fairtrade. They also have a special offer for schools setting up and buying stock for Fairtrade tuckshops in schools. Traidcraft have a huge variety of teaching and learning resources on their site, and run competitions and campaigns for schools and young people.

Email: [email protected]
Tel: 0191 497 3999


Koolskools supply bespoke school uniforms made with Fairtrade cotton and go into schools to deliver assemblies, workshops and lessons about Fairtrade.

Email: [email protected]
Tel: 02380 283223

Fairtrade London short guide to Fairtrade school uniforms with contact details for suppliers