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By: Ubuntu  05/12/2011
Keywords: Development Education

News & Events « Ubuntu.ie

Book Launch

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 . 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 [..]

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05/12/2011

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.


05/12/2011

Dialogue Days « Ubuntu.ie

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. Building links between Teacher Education and NGOs: making the relationship work for Development Education 22nd February 2010, St. Angela’s College, Lough Gill, Sligo.


05/12/2011

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.


05/12/2011

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.