Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) enables young people to develop the knowledge, values and skills to participate in decisions about the way we do things individually and collectively, both locally and globally, that will improve the quality of life now without damaging the planet for the future.

Sustainable Development is about:

  • the interaction and interdependence of society, economy and environment
  • the needs of both present and future generations
  • the local and global; implications of lifestyle choices.

Education for Sustainable Development has identified seven key concepts:

  • Interdependence
  • Citizenship and Stewardship
  • Needs and Rights of future generations
  • Diversity - cultural, social, economic and biodiversity
  • Quality of life - global equity and justice
  • Sustainable change
  • Uncertainty and precaution

Welcome!

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

01392 438811
dde@globalcentredevon.org.uk

Announcements

Thank you to everyone who donated a Christmas gift for the Food for Thought (FFT) Beekeeping Training Course in Mubende, Uganda. Over £500 was received – enough to train 2 teachers in beekeeping plus provide their schools with 8 beehives, 8 Queen bees, 1 protective suit, a smoker, gloves, a white plastic bucket (for collecting the honey!) and fencing for the apiary. It’s not too late to contribute !

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 and our Spring Programme