Teaching Resources « Ubuntu.ie

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

Teaching Resources « Ubuntu.ie

Teaching Resources

Education For A Better Future

The Ubuntu Network’s introduction to the concepts of Development Education (DE) and Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) can be viewed here    

Active Learning Methodologies

Shouldering: LSAD Student Teacher Film

Shouldering was made by a group of six art and design student teachers at Limerick school of art and design. The students worked with the film maker Michael Fortune and the college tutors Kieran Meagher and Maria Finucane.  The student and tutors are graduate specialists in various areas of art, craft or design and all employ digital technologies in connection [..]

20 Years later … Children’s Rights

The Ubuntu Network aims to integrate education for sustainable development into initial teacher education in Ireland. To do this, we link with international organisations and events. 2009 was a special year for Human Rights as it was – International Year of Human Rights Learning. – The twentieth anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights [..]

Understanding film as pedagogical tool for social justice learning

This was the title of a seminar held on June 5th 2009 at the CDVEC Curriculum Development Unit. You can view further information on this topic here or download the report from the seminar here        


Publications to engage initial teacher educators and teachers in exploring a range of Development Education themes.

Development Education

Development Education is an educational process that defines and explores the course of human development

Keywords: art, Development Education, Education For Sustainable Development, 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.


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.


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.