Version 1.0 (September 2020)
This series of lessons introduces the four core spheres of economic activity: the market, the state, the household and the commons. It explores how these can provision for our needs and looks and what it might mean to create a healthy balance between them for a thriving economy. The first lesson starts with the student’s experience of the economy and introduces the Embedded Economy. Lessons 2 and 3 introduce each of the four spheres of activity and explore their very different qualities and caveats. And the final lesson draws them together to explore the tensions, power and synergies between them.
Click here for a printable version of the Embedded Economy diagram in over 25 lanugages.
Educators | Students aged 16+ | Communities
4 x 90 minute lessons
One day-long workshop (6 hours)
10 - 40
Screen or projector, 3 large sheets of paper or boards to write on, materials for the creative expression (see lesson four, part 3)
Original content by Kate Raworth. Lesson plan written by Rob Shorter and Kate Raworth. Additional contributions from Carlota Sanz, Andrew Fanning and Stephanie Leite.
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