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  1. 1. What issues might these children be facing?
  2. 2. Migration in Less Economically Developed Countries <ul><li>Aims </li></ul><ul><li>Consider migration in an LEDC (Brazil) </li></ul><ul><li>Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>What factors affect peoples decision to move from rural to urban areas? </li></ul><ul><li>To employ thinking skills in order to make decisions </li></ul><ul><li>To be empathetic when making decisions </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Roberto lives in a small village approximately 100km from a large city in Brazil. He is 15 years old, and has great difficulty finding stable work. He sometimes works on local farms with his father, but the labour is very strenuous, and pays very little. </li></ul><ul><li>At home, he is one of the main wage-earners together with his three brothers and a sister. They earn enough to look after their younger brothers and sisters who are at elementary school, and to pay the rent on their small home. </li></ul><ul><li>Roberto has been sent a letter from a friend who moved to the city two years ago. He says that it is possible to find work there collecting scrap metal from a large municipal rubbish heap and that the rates of pay are good for those who can salvage a large amount of metal. He also tells Roberto that he can stay with him if he wants to join him. </li></ul><ul><li>Should he go? </li></ul>Soon after receiving this letter Roberto's mother passed away. Should he still move to the city? Dilemma
  4. 4. Outcomes <ul><li>Considering the wide range of issues that poor individuals in LEDC’s face when moving from rural to urban areas </li></ul><ul><li>Several thinkers working together are more effective than just one </li></ul><ul><li>Improved group skills </li></ul><ul><li>Being empathetic to a dilemma </li></ul>
  5. 5. Homework <ul><li>Pretend you are Roberto. Send a letter back to your friend telling him of your decision and your reasons. Consider the issues discussed in today's lesson. (Approximately 250 word letter). </li></ul>

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