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Development Education: where we’ve been; where we need to go

This blog was written to stimulate discussion at an Irish Development Education Association seminar in Dublin on 4th May 2016.  It is based upon my own thinking about what has been achieved over the past three decades, some trends and patterns I see dominating at the moment (not all positive)

Issues – The Stolen Generation, The Apology, Reparation and Compensation

Introduction While advances have been made in the past couple of years, there is still along way to go before the unique needs of Indigenous people are recognised and true reconciliation is achieved in Australia. The fact remains that on nearly all social indicators, Aboriginals in Australia fall drastically below

Method 1 – The 3-Step approach

A simple but very useful ‘3-step approach’ to doing development education and global citizenship education. “At best, a lecturer (teacher) speaks with and for her audience, not to or at it. She takes leads, images and stirrings from her audience, and reflects back to them tentative accounts and explanations for

Working with groups

INTRODUCTORY ICE-BREAKERS Who am I? Ask participants to sit in a circle. Explain that you are now going to call out some categories of people. Anyone belonging to a particular category must move quickly to sit in the middle of the circle. If they belong to the next category mentioned

One World Week 2013

In 2013, the theme for OWW was ‘The World Young People Want’. One World Week is a week of youth-led awareness raising, education and action that takes place throughout Ireland during the third week in November every year and links into the EU Global Education Week. During One World Week

Peadar Cremin – a development education pioneer

Peadar Cremin – teacher, lecturer in education; professor, college president, curriculum developer, activist, colleague and close friend sadly died on November 30th last year. As a tribute to him and his work in development education and related areas, we are publishing four blogs – the initial one below by Colm

Maynooth Green Campus

Maynooth Green Campus (MGC) is a strategic coalition between Maynooth University (MU), St Patrick’s College Maynooth (SPCM) and Trócaire that seeks to promote environmental sustainability and climate justice.

Pamoja: Pamoja Kwa Haki – Together for Human Rights TY module

Pamoja provides a model for teachers and students to promote human rights and development education within their school. The teachers and students taking part carry out awareness-raising activities based around Trócaire’s Lenten theme. Past themes have focused on Climate Change in Kenya, Gender Inequality in Malawi and Hunger in Rwanda.

Hats off to the SDGs – a brief analysis of the plan to change the world

Where does one even begin to unpack the new sustainable development goals (SDGs)? When in doubt of what to think I always refer to the great Edward De Bono, thinking philosopher extraordinaire. De Bono created the ‘Six thinking hats’ tool to aid people to think fully and clearly about anything

Does Global Inequality Matter?

Photo credit © XXXXXXX Continuing debates on global inequality have developed a new edge and immediacy as a result of the current financial and economic crises affecting the West and, in particular the Eurozone with the accompanying ‘austerity’ measures they have generated. The rise of the ‘Occupy’ movements in 2011 challenged