Stories of Change
Showcasing action projects, advocacy and community campaigns.
In investigating their lived experiences, young people from primary school Scoil Eoghan in Donegal worked with educators Donna McFeely and Grainne O’Neill to prepare for the transition to secondary school by to explore the importance of resilience and wellbeing for participating in the world as a global citizen.
A project led by members of the Comhlámh Belfast group raising awareness about resource extraction in Ireland and internationally through solidarity and nurturing our relationship with the earth.
On the 14th of March 2016, Dublin-based artist/activist Will St Ledger installed a fake, un-exploded missile on South King Street in Dublin to mark the fifth anniversary of the Syrian crisis.
For Teachers & Educators
Materials and guides for educators in formal and non-formal education, including primary, post primary, youth settings and community education.
‘All of me was learning, not just my mind…’: reflecting on study visits and immersion programmes in development education
This guide explores many of the issues involved in such study visits; it offers practical suggestions and ideas for organising them as well as for reflecting on them. It is based on the experience and practice of a wide range of organisations and has emerged from a series of individual projects as well as broader discussions and debates over several years.
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.
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.