Dialogue Days « Ubuntu.ie

By: Ubuntu  05/12/2011
Keywords: college, Sustainable Development, Development Education

Dialogue Days « Ubuntu.ie

Dialogue Days

Ubuntu Network Dialogue Day 5

Ubuntu Network Dialogue Day 4

Building links between Teacher Education and NGOs: making the relationship work for Development Education 22nd February 2010, St. Angela’s College, Lough Gill, Sligo. Ubuntu Network Dialogue Days provide educators and Development Education practitioners with an opportunity to consider, discuss and debate various approaches to integrating Development Education knowledge, skills and attitudes into the teaching–learning experience. [..]

Ubuntu Network Dialogue Day 3

‘Teacher Education for Sustainable Development: An invitation to Dialogue’ – hosted by the National College of Art and Design, 100 Thomas St, Dublin 2 in their School of Design for Industry building The purpose of Dialogue Days is to provide an opportunity for teacher educators to explore practical ways of developing student teachers’ knowledge, skills [..]

Ubuntu Network Dialogue Day 2

‘Innovative Pedagogies for Development Education in Teacher Education’ Location - Irish Aid Volunteering and Information Centre, 27-31 Upper O’Connell Street, Dublin, 14th April 2008 Dialogue Day 2 focuses on innovative pedagogies that have potential to contribute to the integration of Development Education into teacher education programmes and practice in Ireland. Teaching portfolios are used as a tool [..]

Ubuntu Network Dialogue Day 1

‘Teacher Education for Sustainable Development: An invitation to Dialogue’ – Clarion Hotel, 4th March 2008 The purpose of Dialogue Day 1 was to provide an opportunity for teacher educators to explore practical ways of developing student teachers’ knowledge, skills and attitudes of issues relating to local and global equality, justice and sustainability. Information and resources [..]

Dialogue Days

The network builds capacity through Dialogue Days and Space for Dialogue.

Keywords: college, Development Education, Sustainable Development, teacher education, Teacher Educators, Ubuntu Network

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News & Events « Ubuntu.ie

The Limerick Launch took place at UL in Plassey House and was attended by The Minister of State Jan O Sullivan, Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade with responsibility for. Two events were held to promote the launch of Teaching Global Perspectives- Introducing Student Teachers to Development Education, one in Limerick and one in Dublin.


Development Education Themes « Ubuntu.ie

Ubuntu Network Themes DE and ESD are concerned with building a greater understanding of local and global development – the impact, the issues and the interdependencies, so that we as consumers and global citizens take responsibility for our day-to-day actions. Discrimination and Equality This text was adapted from “Fáilte”, Tormey, R and CDU In a literal sense, to discriminate simply means to recognise a difference or to make a judgement.


ESD « Ubuntu.ie

Education for Sustainable Development extends the perspective of Development Education beyond the economic and social views to include the environmental and the importance of maintaining and protecting the planet while meeting our development needs. ESD enables individuals to make personal and collective decisions and to partake in actions that improve or sustain quality of life.


Teaching Resources « Ubuntu.ie

The Ubuntu Network aims to integrate education for sustainable development into initial teacher education in Ireland. Publications to engage initial teacher educators and teachers in exploring a range of Development Education themes. The students worked with the film maker Michael Fortune and the college tutors Kieran Meagher and Maria Finucane.