Stories of Change
Showcasing action projects, advocacy and community campaigns.
Transition Year students in Lucan tackle the issue of human trafficking, as part of their involvement with Challenge to Change initiative
Latin American Solidarity Centre’s annual Latin American Week (LAW) focuses on a different theme each year and hosts a variety of events. In 2016, the
Stop Funding Hate is a movement of people who refuse to be demonised or divided against each other and who have come together to challenge divisive hate press campaigns of the Sun, Daily Mail and Daily Express by persuading advertisers to pull their support
For Teachers & Educators
Materials and guides for educators in formal and non-formal education, including primary, post primary, youth settings and community education.
Photo: © Clifton Rooney (2017) www.developmenteducation.ie hosts a wide range of materials and resources that cover diverse global development themes and issues. These are presented
Thérèse Hegarty and Patricia Kennon explore picturebooks in learning contexts and how they encourage discussions of friendship, conflict, struggle, norms, points of view, difference and injustice in a distanced way, therefore allowing sensitive issues to be discussed without direct disclosures about the children’s own lives.
For starters, check out Amnesty International Ireland’s human rights education resources and the international HRE resources. There are resources for both primary and post-primary schools,
Issues & Topics
Our background primers on the big issues.
Living Between Trains and Drains – “For every three Ugandans who get out of poverty, two fall back in”
In this second part of our series Living Between Trains and Drains, we explore the daily struggles and global realities of informal settlement living, with a focus on life in Namuwongo ‘slum’ in the city of Kampala in Uganda.
Living Between Trains and Drains – housing realities for one quarter of the world’s urban population
The Living Between Trains and Drains series explores the day-to-day stories which highlight issues experienced within high density urban living in the city of Kampala, Uganda.
Explores the rising food security crisis in Yemen, which is taking its toll following three years of civil war, which the UN warned is on course to become the worst famine in
Debating Development Issues
Key issues debated and tips for winning arguments.
Considering the motion of the finals, that The Trump Presidency will be a blessing in disguise for Africa, the stage was well set for an evening of explosive energy, heated exchanges, facts (yes facts STILL matter)
Currently, we are (over)dependent on fossil fuels to heat our homes, run our cars, power our offices, industry and manufacturing, and respond to our insatiable desire to power all of our electrical goods
The modern fairtrade movement is now some 50 years old and has a significant history and track record reflected in current debates, arguments and criticisms.