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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

3. Ten activities to introduce DE to younger age groups

Looking to energise, introduce or start exploring a development education (DE) issue? Here we present 10 activities for younger groups and 30 activities for anyone over 12 years old. You can (and indeed should) adapt them to suit the needs of your group. Feel free to use these in conjunction

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

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

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)

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