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WEBSITE: Irish Development Education Association


The website of the Irish Development Education Association (IDEA); it offers an overview of what development education(DE) is and a history of the subject; training information on organisational, freelance and DE practitioner supports; working group opportunities; policy and advocacy developments and public consultations info; a guide to case studies in DE practice and an overview of DE beyond Ireland, especially across Europe.

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Screenshot of the IDEA homepage

IDEA is the Irish Development Education Association. IDEA’s vision is of a world based on global justice, solidarity, equality and sustainability. IDEA sees development education as an essential process that empowers people to create this world.

“We are a member-based organisation. Our mission is to work with our members to promote, support and enhance development education throughout the island of Ireland. We achieve this by:

– acting as a representative voice of Ireland’s development education sector

– encouraging shared learning and improving standards of practice within the development education sector.”

Available from:

Visit the IDEA website

Sign up to the fortnightly e-circular on DE news, events, members events, upcoming opportunities and resources news at

News, updates on task and issues related to the three working groups comprised of IDEA members (Quality and Impact working Group; Community Sector Working Group; Regional Working Group; Formal Education Working Group)