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Consumption in a world of 32:1 – our new animation

Those familiar with this website will not be surprised by the topic of our new animation – on consumption. It accompanies the ethical consumption and hunger modules for teachers and educators, as well as general readers, plus previous blog posts, new resource annotations and the ecological footprinting project work. Let

Development Education: roots and values

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, education for sustainable development or global education etc. The argument is often put forward that ‘development education’ remains ill-defined (this

Charles Dickens: the social justice campaigner

Has it been 200 years already? This week marks two centuries since the birth of the great English novelist and social campaigner Charles Dickens, in 1812. One of the best known and popular writers of his time, Dickens dedicated his life to producing social commentaries on poverty, hunger, exploitation, cruelty

Calling all reformers: write a submission on citizenship education

****Note: the consultation has been extended until Friday 17th January 2014. More information at the NCCA CSPE consultation online**** ___________________________________________________________________ The need for citizens to respond to the social, political and economic ills in Ireland has never been greater. Many years of rapid economic growth and political administration over the

Catriona O’Connor: Dinner party development

Catriona O’Connor’s blog is a runner up in the 2017 Trinity College Dublin and developmenteducation.ie Development Issues blog series The topic of development is one of constant discussion between academics, socialites and bar-stool politicians in modern society. We analyse the concept from an economic perspective, detaching ourselves from the lives

Key Human Rights documents

Declaration on the Protection of All Persons from Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (1975) Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment. (1984) Declaration on the Rights of Disabled Persons (1975) Declaration on the Elimination of All Forms of Intolerance and

Climate Change

Climate Change is divided into three manageable and informative sections. Using graphs, photographs, illustrations and facts, Climate Change aims to broaden secondary level student’s knowledge on the issue. Section one  – Understanding Climate – explores the different terminologies and definitions under the term ‘climate’.  It also focuses on what human