Presentation on theme: "Who has taken all the jobs? To discover why people move from Poland to the UK To understand the benefits and the drawbacks Key terms: Economic migration,"— Presentation transcript:
Who has taken all the jobs? To discover why people move from Poland to the UK To understand the benefits and the drawbacks Key terms: Economic migration, migrant worker, EU, standard of living N
Polish Starter Can you interpret this photograph? What? Where? Why? Who?
Polish Starter What? A Polish specialist food shop Who? This is Radick, a Polish economic migrant living and working in Peterborough What? Peterborough, UK Why? Peterborough has over 25,000 Polish people living there. This shop serves that population.
Poland in the EU Poland joined the EU in 2004 When this happened, many Poles wanted to leave and come to the UK. Why do you think this was the case? The EU stands for the European Union. It is a group of countries whose governments work together. Countries benefit from closer relationships, protection and increased trade.
Economic Migration Economic migrants are people who move for money and work. The pull factors for Polish economic migrants include wages five times greater than they could get at home. Some come for seasonal jobs, such as vegetable and fruit picking. More qualified migrants may look for medical or education jobs. The typical Polish economic migrant is male and between the ages of 20 and 40.
Polish News Watch clip herehere The Nasze Strony is the UK’s first Polish newspaper! Written and distributed in Peterborough, the paper has over 10,000 readers a month. The 25,000 Polish population in Peterborough create a demand for the paper in the town.
A Short History Write down as many facts you can in the next 10 minutes to help answer this question: ‘Where have all the jobs gone?’
Economic Migration: The UK Picture TASK Write a paragraph to describe the spread of economic migrants around the UK. Use the map opposite. Say where there is the highest number of migrant workers. Include exact locations Say where there is the lowest concentration of migrant workers. Is there a general pattern. Use terms like the North, the South, the South West, and South East. A map showing the spread of economic migrants in the UK
Questions 1.What does the EU stand for? (2 marks) 2.When did Poland join the EU? What followed? (2 marks) 3.What is an economic migrant? (2 marks) 4.What is a pull factor? What pull factors attract Polish migrants to the UK? (3 marks) 5.You live in Peterborough UK. You own and run a chicken factory. You employ many migrants. Write a paragraph explaining why you do this?