Fighting the pandemic in the global South
On the other side of the pandemic, we must strengthen and build strong working-class movements to challenge imperialism and neocolonialism
Signposts for an action agenda – The Bank of Actions for Global Citizens
The Bank of Actions for Global Citizens toolkit is designed to support learners to ask critical questions and take action with a development education (DE) lens. Tessa Cornally introduces the resource which was produced for anyone (or group) interested in being proactive and engaging with global issues, looking for inspiration or at the very least pointers for taking action
‘A projection of Irish values abroad’ – the 2020 peer review of Ireland’s aid programme
Ireland’s programme has a history as well as a politics. We need to have some appreciation of these if we are to protect, support and even expand it, especially in what are likely to be rocky and difficult times in the years immediately ahead.
Beyond the Western gaze
The “Africa needs help” vs. “No! Africa can teach you lessons!” is tiring. Other than benefiting a few pundits, are we deriving any value from it? George Kibala Bauer
Covid-19’s toll in DRC: ‘Older people here really have nothing. We have no state pensions in the DRC’
Country representative for HelpAge DRC, Anatole Bandu, reports on the human impact of Covid-19
6 global learning and action opportunities in Ireland during a time of Covid-19
Continuing the global citizenship journey, here are 6 education initiatives from Ireland that have been adapted to take place during Covid-19 learning contexts.
Covid-19 and Africa: a role for Ireland…and you!
On April 23rd, President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins made a detailed statement on Ireland’s potential role in the COVID-19 crisis and its implications for those most at risk worldwide.
Webinar 22 April: Development Education in the Adult and Community Sector – Creating Effective Online Resources
Are you working in Adult and/or Community Education and interested in exploring further what resources are available to support your practice? Are you working in
The Covid-19 Pandemic Is Fuelling Violence Against Women
Wider than a health issue, the Coronavirus pandemic is threatening women’s rights and well-being, as reports of violence against women surge across the world
5 great teacher-focused websites: Supporting students through coronavirus
A starter list of 5 great teacher focused online sources covering a range of Covid-19 related materials suitable for many subjects, including CSPE, English, Business Studies, Politics & Society, Geography, Mathematics, Science, Transition Year modules, Home Economics, Environmental Education and beyond