• Stand Up 2012

    Now in its fourth year, February sees the annual Stand Up fundraising appeal to help finance decent sanitation - toilets and clean water - for Food for Thought link schools in Uganda ...
  • An exciting and sucessful 2012 in store!

    An exciting New Year is in prospect at the Global Centre! We have an array of activities in the coming months. See the Global Centre Community events page for regular and special events coming up. ...
  • Becoming a Cultural Champion

    At some point in the last year or so, you have expressed an interest in becoming a Cultural Champion. If that was a long time ago, thanks for your patience, but we now have good news. I'm writing to let you know that we are going ahead with a training c...
  • Lindiwe, dual heritage persona doll, visits South Africa

    Jane Habermehl, Devon Development Education's Early Year education coordinator has recently returned from a trip to South Africa, where she and her dual heritage persona doll Lindiwe visited Pre-School Playgroups and crèches in Kwa-Zulu Natal in South Af...
  • Devon Model United Nations

    On 6th April, sixth formers and secondary students became United Nations diplomats for the Day at Devon County Hall. This is probably the first time that students have met for such an event in the council chambers.   ...
  • Pupils cotton on to benefits of Fairtrade

    French, geography and art and design were all part of the mix when this year’s Fairtrade visitor to Devon, Abdoulaye Diakite, visited schools across the County. Abdoulaye, an agricultural engineer and organiser of Fairtrade and organic cotton produ...
  • Mali visitor to tour Devon during Fairtrade fortnight

    Fairtrade Devon is to welcome a Fairtrade producer from Mali during this year's Fairtrade Fortnight. Mr Abdoulaye Diakite of the Mali Organic Movement (MOBIOM) is an agricultural engineer with more than 10 years experience supporting f...
  • Stand Up for Toilets and Clean Water 2011

    Devon County Council employees and children and young people from schools and colleges in Devon are again being invited to take part in this year’s 'Stand Up' fundraising day which aims to raise money for toilets and washing facilities in schools in Ug...
  • Praise for Model UN from UK Permanent Mission at UN

    Sixth form students from Plymouth schools who took part in this year's Model UN Assembly have been praised by none less than the UK Permanent Mission to the UN in New York. Responding to the resolution on the Israel-Palestine conflict that students agree...
  • Take Mali national launch at House of Commons

    During December 2010 Take Mali project Co-ordinators Sharon Tanner and Matt Partridge organised the national launch of the unique cross-curricular Take Mali learning resource. The event, hosted by Rt. Hon. Ben Bradshaw MP for Exeter, ...
  • Launch of new Global Centre website

    Our new Global Centre website is now live! There is still additional content to follow but we hope that these pages give you a flavour of the new site. The website will continue to provide all the news and information about events taking place ...
  • New Food for Thought and Stand Up resources available to download

    We are currently redeveloping the FFT and Stand Up sections of the website, but in the meantime you may have received publicity relating to the celebration calendar, 2011 assembly, schools gardening competition, Stand Up 2011 poster campaign, and ot...
  • Global Centre moves to Berkeley House, Dix's Field, Exeter

    Following the sucessful £2.1 million grant secured by the St David's Neighbourhood Partnership to save Exeter Community Centre, refurbishment work has begun on the centre. This means that the Global Centre is temporarily relocating until all building ...
  • Devon Development Education AGM

    This year’s AGM, held in July, was as exciting and participatory as ever! The AGM took place on a Hindu Festival day, and those attending learned some fascinating facts from cultural champion Sandhya Dave about the Hindu faith and the important role of...
  • Financial situation and the future

    Financially DDE remained secure this past year, due to grant funding coming mainly from DfID (Department for International Development). DDE has continued efforts to generate its own income through selling services to schools and has been rewarded by som...

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