Teachers & Educators
Materials and guides for educators in formal and non-formal 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 through a variety of media
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, for youth and for adult
Team Planet: An Action Pack on Ourselves and the World Team Planet is an active learning programme focused on the themes of environment and interdependence designed for use at individual
Five quick-fire activities to get you started on teaching the issues, the debates and key ideas around World Food Day, by Colm Regan. Scoilnet World Food Day portal – a
Peter Manning presents a brief guide to teaching inequality in a primary schools context.
An introductory guide to fiction and development