School Resources for Chocolate 2018

To upskill and become more informed look at the resources section which has a large variety of articles, video clips and infographics to give teachers the helps to teach the subject matter.

The Lesson Plans below are a resource and can be edited and adapted.

There is a gamification that can be used as homework or as an informal education activity where students can go to the website https://traffikfreechocolate.com.au and hit the button at the top called “Find Good Chocolate”. When they sign in a camera appears and they can go to the local shops and photograph the chocolate products (pictured on the next page) which have certification (Fairtrade or Rainforest Alliance/UTZ) or one of the chocolate company programs and receive a point for every picture.


Resources for Understanding the Issues

Chocolate Report Infographic

Author: STOP THE TRAFFIK Australia Coalition

Type of Resource: website

Description: One of the most extensive comparing of the 6 Biggest Chocolate Companies and the 3 certifying Companies

Recommended Age: 15-18 y/o

Chocolate Report Summary

Author: STOP THE TRAFFIK Australia Coalition

Type of Resource: Web based Pdf. - downloadable

Description: One of the most extensive comparing of the 6 Biggest Chocolate Companies and the 3 certifying Companies

Recommended Age: 15-18 y/o

Chocolate Report - Full Report

Author: STOP THE TRAFFIK Australia Coalition

Type of Resource: Web based Pdf. - downloadable

Description: One of the most extensive comparing of the 6 Biggest Chocolate Companies and the 3 certifying Companies

Recommended Age: 15-18 y/o

Company cocoa Program

Author: Mondelez

Type of Resource: website

Description: Cocoa Life Program Website Variety of information and resources

Recommended Age: 9-18 y/o

Company cocoa Program

Author: Nestle Coco Plan

Type of Resource: Website

Description: Outlines what Nestle are doing to improve the lives of farmers and there is an excellent report on Tackling Child Labour in Cocoa. Variety of information and resources

Recommended Age: 9-18 y/o

Company cocoa Program

Author: Mars

Type of Resource: Website

Description: Sustainable in A Generation Program – in 2017 pledged US$1.3 billion to help make Cocoa Sustainable. Variety of information and resources.

Recommended Age: 9-18 y/o

Company cocoa Program

Author: Ferrero

Type of Resource: Website

Description: Ferrero has as its goal to source 100% sustainable cocoa before 2020 and, under its Code of Business Conduct, Ferrero highlights its strong determination to contribute to the elimination of child labour, starting with its worst forms, and of all forms of slavery, human trafficking, forced or compulsory and prison labour. Variety of information and resources

Recommended Age: 9-18 y/o

Company cocoa Program

Author: Lindt

Type of Resource: Website

Description: Variety of information and resources

Recommended Age: 9-18 y/o

Company cocoa Program

Author: Hershey CocoaLink Program

Type of Resource: Website

Description: Looks at 'KNOWLEDGE IN THE FARMER'S POCKET'. Variety of information and resources

Recommended Age: 9-18 y/o

Coalition of Sectors working on Child Labour and Social Issues in Cocoa Communities

Author: ICI - International Cocoa Initiative

Type of Resource: Website with reports

Description: Cocoa Industry, NGO’s and others working on child labour & social issues. THE INTERNATIONAL COCOA INITIATIVE PROMOTES CHILD PROTECTION IN COCOA-GROWING COMMUNITIES. WE WORK TO ENSURE A BETTER FUTURE FOR CHILDREN

Recommended Age: Variety of information and resources

What is ‘sustainable cocoa’

Author: Oliver Neiburg- Confectionerynews.com

Type of Resource: Article

Description: An article that defines the criteria for sustainable cocoa according to some European guidelines

Recommended Age: 16-18 y/o, 
Uses advanced language and concepts

We have to look beyond Cocao

Author: Oliver Neiburg- Confectionerynews.com

Type of Resource: Article

Description: An article that describes a new theory of chocolate companies endorsing the diversification of the crops chocolate farmers grow to grow their self-sufficiency and productivity

Recommended Age: 16-18 y/o, 
Used by teachers as an added point of interest for the oldest and most advanced students

The Love of Chocolate

Author: Make Chocolate Fair

Type of Resource: Poster/Pamphlet

Description: A superb resource that outlines the chocolate industry itself, touches on supply chains, goes into detail about the issues and dark side of chocolate, and it full of interesting facts and excellent visuals

Recommended Age: 12-16 y/o A great resource that can be used for a variety of ages by teachers

Unite, Act, Change. A Campaign Manual

Author: Make Chocolate Fair

Type of Resource: Booklet

Description: A longer campaign manual that goes into great detail on issues in the chocolate industry, includes many detailed campaign and action ideas for people to get involved.

Recommended Age: 16-18 y/o, An excellent resource for anyone who is interested in the topic and especially looking to be somhow involved or to look deeper into what they can do

Cocoa Barometer 2015

Author: cocoabarometer.org

Type of Resource: Booklet

Description: A well-made and well laid out but longer and advanced resource that defines everything from living wage initiatives, details supply chains and markets as well as differing sectors and their inter-connectivity. A truly thorough resource on the issue of the cocoa industry and its problems

Recommended Age: 17-18 y/o, A complete but advanced resource that is excellent for any advanced student or teacher who wishes to gain extensive knowledge on the topic

Cocoa Value Chain: From Farmer to Consumer

Author: World Cocoa Foundation

Type of Resource: Article

Description: An excellent resource which outlines and defines the different stages of the supply chain regarding chocolate

Recommended Age: High School Students

Programs

Author: World Cocoa Foundation

Type of Resource: Article

Description: A resource that outlines the cocoa production of each region of the world and has additional pages on content, issues and NGO programs being run in each region. Useful tool for the more advanced look into the issue worldwide

Recommended Age: High School Students

Success Stories

Author: World Cocoa Foundation

Type of Resource: Articles

Description: A resource which contains many articles for those students who wish to see the positive outcome of NGO work in the field.

Recommended Age: 16-18 y/o

Chocolate Industry FAQ

Author: Make Chocolate Fair

Type of Resource: Q and A

Description: A FAQ pamphlet that covers questions students may have on child labour/slavery

Recommended Age: High School Students

Traffik Free Chocolate

Author: Stop the Traffik

Type of Resource: Webpage

Description: A page that outlines the issues of the chocolate industry, demonstrates what can be done and includes a number of useful pages and features

Recommended Age: High School Students

What is Modern Chocolate

Author: Anti-Slavery.org

Type of Resource: Article

Description: An article that covers the general facts and questions on modern skavery. Also has a sidebar for different areas including Human Trafficking and Supply Chains

Recommended Age: High School Students

Products of Slavery- Video Lesson

Author: Freedom United

Type of Resource: YouTube Channel

Description: A video which looks at slavery and supply chains. Whilst touching on Chocolate it is a broad resource that looks at all aspects of slavery and supply chains and what this means for us. A short but well-rounded video resource that can define the issue of slavery and supply chains well to most high school audiences

Recommended Age: High School

What is Modern Slavery?

Author: Freedom United

Type of Resource: Youtube Channel

Description: A video that details the different types of slavery in the modern world with images and is easy to follow. Easy to follow and descriptive which images

Recommended Age: High School Students

Thai Survivors Speak Out

Author: Freedom United

Type of Resource: YouTube Channel

Description: A personable video which shows the stories of Thai former slaves in their own words. Emotive video that deals more with the survivors story and is therefore emotive.

Recommended Age: High School Students

Child Slavery

Author: Freedom United

Type of Resource: YouTube Channel

Description: A short video which outlines the area of child slavery in the world, short and well made video

Recommended Age: 12-15 y/o

The Dark Side of Chocolate

Author: Miki Mistrati

Type of Resource: Documentary

Description: A 45 minute documentary which outlines the cruel side of the chocolate industry in West Africa especially referring to child trafficking and forced labour. A detailed but raw documentary on child labour and trafficking

Recommended Age: 16-18y/o

Child Labour and Chocolate

Author: World Vision

Type of Resource: Handout

Description: A page which details briefly the issues of the chocolate industry and child labour

Recommended Age: 12-15 y/o

Videos from a School in Ghana

Author: Pa Pa Paa

Type of Resource: Videos

Description: A Catalogue of videos from a school in Ghana. Allows aspects needed to be explained of the chocolate industry to be explained by the children of Ghana. Short relatable videos with a positive message

Recommended Age: 9-15 y/o

Bean to Bar

Author: Pa Pa Paa

Type of Resource: PowerPoint

Description: A PowerPoint resource which explains simply how cocoa is picked and made to chocolate, who is involved in the process and why it matters. Includes the PowerPoint itself and also notes for each slide for teachers use

Recommended Age: 9-15 y/o

How is Chocolate Made?

Author: ABC

Type of Resource: Video

Description: A video that demonstrates the factors and people that go into making chocolate for consumption

Recommended Age: 9-15 y/o

Cocoa Resources

Author: Fair trade

Type of Resource: Booklet specifically for students

Description: A booklet which describes the Chocolate industry and also includes games, discussions and activities for the students to complete. A thorough resource which can be used for most High School students as activities, discussion and learning

Recommended Age: High School Students

Teacher Resources

Author: Fair Trade

Type of Resource: Booklet specifically for Teachers

Description: A booklet which outlines lesson plans and ideas for teachers to use. Can be adapted for a wide range of students. Lesson plans are outlines and guidelines and can be adapted as necessary

Recommended Age: High School Students

Teaching about child labour and fair trade

Author: Developingglobalperspective.com

Type of Resource: Teacher guide

Description: A booklet for teachers that contains resources in websites, books and videos and that can be used accordingly for lesson plans

Recommended Age: 9-18 y/o

Teach about Fairtrade and Chocolate- Junior

Author: Pa Pa Paa

Type of Resource: Teacher Guide

Description: An excellent teacher lesson guide with outcomes, planning and curriculum. Lesson plan aimed at primary school students

Recommended Age: 9-12 y/o

Teach about Fairtrade and Chocolate- Senior

Author: Pa Pa Paa

Type of Resource: Teacher Guide

Description: An excellent teacher lesson guide with outcomes, planning and curriculum. Lesson plan aimed at KS3 students

Recommended Age: 12-15 y/o

Chocolate

Author: Twinkl

Type of Resource: Teacher Resources

Description: A page full of resources for class work and activities aimed for teachers of students aged 9-12

Recommended Age: 9-12 y/o

Resources for Upper Primary School and Secondary Schools

Author: Fairtrade

Type of Resource: Teacher Resources

Description: A thorough resource including curriculum, lesson outcomes, activates and lesson plans for students from 9 all the way to 18 and can be adapted as is necessary, covers the chocolate industry and its impact at home.

Recommended Age: 9-18 y/o