February 15-26. The vPlus Festival is an online festival from Potential Plus UK, full of workshops, webinars and discussions for young people with enquiring minds, their families and schools.

 

Who Made Your Clothes and Why Does it Matter? – Verity Jones – Ages 11-14

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Who Made Your Clothes and Why Does it Matter? – Verity Jones – Ages 11-14

Ages 11-14

This session will encourage you to explore some of the journeys our clothing has been on – from the maker to our wardrobes. We will discuss the impact some clothing has on the people that make it and the planet and you will be invited to be curious, find out and do something!

Session Presenter

Dr. Verity Jones

Verity Jones

Dr Verity Jones is an educational researcher at the University of the West of England, Bristol and is the co-author of the online course:  Who Made My Clothes? She is presently working with The Global Goals Centre and undertaking international research with children about what they think is important to think about regarding the clothing supply chain.

Event Hours(1)

  • Mon 22nd Feb

    14.00 - 15.00

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We are grateful to the Government for funding this festival free through the Coronavirus Community Support Fund, distributed by The National Lottery Community Fund

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