Teachers & Educators
Materials and guides for educators in formal and non-formal education.
Modern Slavery: Joining the dots in the classroom
Caitríona Ní Cassaithe and Ben Mallon introduce a teacher’s guide and methods for exploring modern slavery today and addressing complex issues such as inequality, power and exploitation
The Method – Pedagogies of Positionality and world travelling
This blog follows up Niffy Olamiju’s report on Decolonising Development Education. ‘The Method’ series has on pedagogies and methods in the teacher and trainer’s toolbox
Why use political cartoons in education? 6 starter activities
Political cartoons can contribute to one of education’s core objectives – the building of critical thinking. Explore 6 activities for using cartoons by Colm Regan
What do you see? Money the G7 will spend that could save people’s lives
Political cartoons offer a visceral and critical space to question ideas, arguments and what we see in the world around us. Explore this cartoon by editorial cartoonist with the Irish Times, Martyn Turner, on the topic of Covid-19 vaccines and ‘investments’ by G7 countries
Is gluaiseacht é an ceartas aeráide a adhmhaíonn go bhfuil iarmhairtí sóisialta agus eacnamaíochta agus bagairt ar shláinte poiblí ag baint leis an athrú aeráide. Ní hamháin go bhfuil na hiarmhairtí seo ann, ach siad i bhfad níos measa sa chuid den domhan atá i mbéal forbartha. Níl an neamhionnanas seo ceart ná cóir. Mar sin, is gá le stráitéisí maolaithe agus oiriúnaithe fadtéarmacha.
Our Actions are Our Future – World Food Day 2021 in the classroom
October 16th is World Food Day, an international day celebrated every year to commemorate the founding of the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation. Ciara Regan introduces a range of activities to get you started on teaching the issues, the debates and key ideas around World Food Day
‘Only Equal is Enough’ – Exploring the Beijing Platform for Action in the classroom
On the 25th anniversary of the most progressive agenda to advance women’s rights across the world, Ciara Regan introduces the Beijing Platform for action, summarises progress to date and suggests 5 activities for classroom use.
Teaching update – Chocolate, Choice and Child Labour
A summary for teachers and educators with key ideas, debates and activities relating to the chocolate industry, ethical food production such as Fairtrade and the ongoing realities of child labour in the cocoa trade, by Colm Regan