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Gumley House School FCJ

Globalisation Conference

Gumley gathers 240 6th Form students from 4 schools to debate whether we can be truly ethical in a globalised society

Gumley Globalisation Conference 2013


Can We Be Truly Ethical In A Globalised Society?

Gumley launches Globalisation Conference for 260 Sixth Form students & guest speakers

Gumley House Convent School hosting our first ever globalisation conference.  On October 22nd, 260 6th Form students from 4 schools contributed to debates on a range of issues looking at the pros and cons of globalisation.

Guest speakers: 
Dr. Stephen Davies
Education Director at Institute of Economic Affairs
Topic: Economic Affairs - “Globalisation and the Long March from Poverty
Ilana Winterstein 
Media and Events Co-ordinator for Labour Behind The Label
Topic: “Ethics and the Global Garment Industry”
Mr. Sukhdev Johal
Professor in Strategy and Accounting at Queen Mary University
Topic: “Local Economic Policies After Globalisation”
Canon Nicholas Sagovsky 
Whitelands Professorial Fellow at Roehampton University & Visiting Professor at Liverpool Hope University
Topic: “Global Rights and Wrongs:  Justice and Globalisation”
Gumley House welcomed students and teaching staff from:
Gunnersbury Catholic School, Maria Fidelis Catholic School FCJ &
St Marks Catholic School
Loredana Roberts, Director of Specialisms for Gumley explains: "This conference has been created with the support of TEAM, an Independent Educational Foundation. TEAM’s vision is to promote an understanding and discussion of world affairs, which empowers young people to be active global citizens and to aspire to leadership roles within their communities"
We would also like to thank: The Garfield Weston Foundation for their financial sponsorship.