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.
Ciara Regan introduces five quick-fire activities to get you started on teaching the issues, the debates and key ideas around World Food Day on October 16th.
‘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 study visits and immersion programmes; it offers practical suggestions and ideas for organising them as well as for reflecting on them.
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
Issues & Topics
Our background primers on the big issues.
In the fourth part of the series, John Dornan and Suzanne Bunniss explore how the equality and empowerment of women relates to religious faith and development
In the third part of the series John Dornan and Suzanne Bunniss review faith groups and action over many years on environmental issues such as climate change, sustainability and our collective responsibilities to each other on a shared planet
In the second part of the series, John Dornan and Suzanne Bunniss explore what the value of religion or faith might be in addressing the major issues, challenges and stories we face in the 21st century?
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.