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black farmerA Cultural Champion is a Devon resident from another culture or religion who comes into the classroom, workplace or community to give pupils an authentic personal view of their culture...

We live in an area of limited ethnic diversity. According to the 2001 census, only 1.25% of the population of the former County of Devon were non-white (Devon, Plymouth and Torbay). This amounts to just 6,611 people. Since then, the situation has improved somewhat to about 1.9%.

So Devon people are losing out on our entitlement to diversity. We're missing an insight into other cultures, religions and histories that children and adults in London, Birmingham, even Bristol, take for granted. Voices from other cultures are simply not heard - in our schools, our workplaces and our communities. Until now that is.......

Welcome!

...to Exeter's Global Centre, the home of Devon Development Education.

01392 438811
dde@globalcentredevon.org.uk

Announcements

Christmas Appeal for beekeeping in Ugandan Food for Thought schools - in May 2020 we plan to equip five schools with beehives and train teachers to look after them. Can you help fund this project? ...  please find details here

We are seeking the following, all voluntary posts ... 

Fundraising Leader for DDE

Bookkeeper for DDE

Project Administrator for Telling Our Stories: Finding Our Roots: Devon’s Multi-Cultural History 

You can find details of our work in the DDE Brochure