Certificate of Achievement
has completed the following course:
Learners explored a range of techniques to answer the question ‘Who Made My Clothes?’, and used this knowledge to influence the fashion industry so that it values people, the environment, creativity, and profit in equal measure. They were offered practical tips for thinking about our global economy and who makes our clothes, and given the skills to write empathetically about the stories of garment production. Finally, learners reflected on how to use their findings to influence global brands.
3 weeks, 4 hours per week
Dr Ian Cook
Associate Professor of Geography
University of Exeter
- Explain garment supply chains
- Explore the interdependence of places, resources, and the people upon which supply chains rely
- Investigate your own clothing: its brand, where it was made, and from what materials
- Identify and employ search techniques for investigating the policies employed by clothing brands, and the human stories behind them
- Demonstrate empathetic writing about the stories of garment production
- Reflect on how to use your findings to influence brands
- Introduction to a variety of techniques to enable learners to understand who made their clothes
- Teach learners how to use this knowledge to influence the fashion industry so that it values people, the environment, creativity, and profit in equal measure
- Enable learners to gain knowledge and practical skills for thinking about our global economy and who makes our clothes
- Encourage learners to consider themselves as active global citizens who can enable change
- Provide tools with which learners can spread knowledge acquired in the course
Issued on 17th January 2022
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