Who Made My Clothes? – Fashion Revolution Online Course
In the wake of the Rana Plaza collapse, a global Fashion Revolution movement emerged. Its question: who made my clothes?
Who is the course for?
This course is aimed at anyone with an interest in fashion, trade, ethics and activism, including those involved in the Fashion Revolution movement. It is also suitable for teachers who want to enrich their school, further education, and higher education curricula.
What topics will you cover?
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
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
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