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Development Education: roots and values

Photo: third world exploitation poster spotted in Toronto (Jan 26, 2013) by Mary Crandall. CC NC-ND 2.0 license via Flickr Recent years have witnessed many ongoing calls for a ‘definitive definition’ of development education (DE) and failing that for abandoning the term in favour of, inter alia, human rights education,

International Women’s Day: reminding ourselves why and what it stands for

Colm Regan presents 10 resources to explore International Women’s Day, celebrated globally every  year on March 8th. IWD was created in 1910 but only recognised by the UN in 1975. There are the very obvious reasons why we continue to mark International Women’s Day. The core reality being that gender

Look at the MGDs from an Irish perspective: A One World Week report

Workshop experiences at the Kerry One World Centre draw the attention of participants to look at the MDGs from an local Irish perspective before taking during One World Week 2012. One World Week is a week of youth-led awareness raising, education and action that takes place throughout Ireland during the

Focus on Poverty: Senior Primary/Key Stage 2

For more see poverty and hunger resources on the Trócaire website for educators. Other Trócaire resources in the ‘Focus on’ series: Focus on Climate Change: Senior Primary/Key Stage 2 Educator’s Resource Focus on Fair Trade: Senior Primary/Key Stage 2 Educator’s Resource

Introducing the new

The new is all about teachable moments – in crisis, in opportunities and in education for change, now in the era of Sustainable Development Goals, extreme inequalities and human-induced climate shocks.

Does using paid models change the ethics of sensationalised poverty media?

‘Sensationalised poverty media’ has usually been referenced as ‘poverty porn’ in discussions on development issues, but I have purposefully decided to not use this term as I find it a sensationalised term which distracts from the debate. Furthermore, it may be unsuitable for some readers of this blog. When I

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

In Pictures – 7 days in the ‘Jungle’ refugee camp in Calais

Markwin Kobus presents an eye witness account as a volunteer at the ‘Jungle’ refugee camp near the French port of Calais through photos and diary extracts he recorded between 28 February and 3rd March in 2016, originally published in the South Dublin/Wicklow Calais Solidarity Public Group. Day 1 The first