Resource Title

An Audit of Irish Development Education Resources


As part of its work programme for 2012, an audit of available development education (DE) resources produced in Ireland from 2000 to 2012 was conducted by as part of a broader agenda of building up an annotated online database of such resources for the resources catalogue.

Resource Details

  • Date added: 29th April 2013
  • Author: Tony Daly, Ciara Regan and Colm Regan
  • Publisher:
  • Country of Publication: Ireland
  • Year: 2013
  • ISBN: 978-0-9567185-6-3
  • Page Count: 23


An Audit of Irish Development Education Resources is the first national study of development education resources produced over the period 2000-2012, broadly defined, that aims to record, annotate and ‘audit’ resources identified across all major education sectors in Ireland. The audit:


1. Introduction

2. Research Methodology

3. Limitations of the audit

4. Audit statistics and findings

5.  Commentary and conclusions

6. Recommendations

Appendix 1: template for resource audit annotations

Appendix 2: Content Framework Matrix

Appendix 3: No. of resources by thematic focus and sector

Database of resources annotated

Project Timeline

The timeline for producing the audit during 2012 was as follows:

Available from:

**update: check out the follow-on audit of resources covering the 4-year period 2013-2016 published in 2017, Learning to Change the World: An Audit of Development Education Resources in Ireland 2013-2016.