FT poster worldThe Fairtrade Schools Award now offers schools an opportunity to gain official recognition for the work they do in promoting Fairtrade to the school community. The Schools Fairtrade website has further details.

Each year during Fairtrade Fortnight schools and colleges in Devon undertake a series of activities and events to promote Fairtrade.

Devon Development Education has been coordinating Fairtrade Schools Conferences for a number of years now for both primary and secondary schools in Devon.

The aims of the conferences are always to help pupils learn about the benefits of Fairtrade and how they can promote Fairtrade in their schools. The conferences offer opportunities for pupils to learn about issues around trade and Fairtrade in an engaging and interactive way. Usually the conferences also offer an opportunity to meet and hear from a Fairtrade producer. In 2014 more schools than ever before in Devon are offering their pupils an opportinity to learn about Fairtarde and meet a Fairtrade producer.

The University of Exeter successfully gained Fairtrade Status in November 2007. The university is a strong partner in working for county Fairtrade status for Devon. In February 2011 Exeter University made Harriet Lamb, Executive Director of the Fairtrade Foundation since 2001 an Honorary graduate.

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Christmas Appeal 2020

Seeds, suckers and training in sustainable agriculture - provding long-term help for the families who received the food parcels

The Telling our Stories, Finding our Roots (TOSFOR Devon)

Due to the lockdown, plans for the exhibtions in Tiverton, Okehampton and Bideford have been paused - see website for details.

We have put the Zoom recordings of events on YouTube.

DDE's weekly Newsletter has links to current news items, videos and events.

You can find details of our work in the DDE Brochure and the new Food for Thought leaflet.

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