As part of the Irish Development Education Association virtual conference 2020, Joe Murray was invited to showcase the work of Afri and how they have adapted and responded in the midst of the Covid 19 pandemic.
Who we are
Joe Murray of Afri, Action for Ireland.
Afri’s goal is the promotion of global justice and peace, and the reduction of poverty; this includes, but is not limited to, the progressive reduction of global militarisation, and responding to the threat of climate change, corporate control of resources and water, and interference with food sovereignty.
What We Did and How We Did it
Features, blogs and teaching tips
Workshop: A teachers’ guidebook to ‘greenwashing’
Author of the teacher’s guidebook, Rachel Elizabeth Kendrick, will lead a session on the 3 big ideas and teaching methods published as a 3-part series.
Episode 6: ‘A lot of it is questioning…all the time’ – Fiona King
In this episode, Ciara Regan catches up with visual arts educator Fiona King from the National College of Art and Design (NCAD)
3 countries who used COVID-19 restrictions as a weapon against social justice
Kai Evans explores how governments used COVID-19 restrictions for the wrong reasons.
COVID-19 Vaccine Inequality: a shot in the arm for Africa
COVID-19 vaccine inequality remains, despite many of us returning to a form of ‘normality.’ Kai Evans finds out why.
Protecting the civil society space – 5 lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic
Kai Evans reviews lessons learned from the pandemic about protecting civil society space during a crisis.
I don’t know what the answer is, but we need to keep having these conversations
As educators (in whatever context you are in), how do you challenge misogyny, when facts are no longer sacred, and challenge popular opinion? Ciara reflects on International Women’s Day