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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

Social Media Fairtrade Intern

DDE is looking to employ a young person, who has left school or 6th form college, as a paid Intern working from home for 5 hours a week for 6 months, mid-November - mid-April. For details see the Advertisement, Job description and Application Form.

The Telling our Stories, Finding our Roots (TOSFOR Devon)

Okehampton - an exhibition (26th - 31st October) and town trail (2nd - 29th November) exploring and celebrating the multicultural heritage of Okehampton and a talk "The Polish Navy in Okehampton" on Monday 23rd November at 6:30pm via Zoom.

Tiverton - an exhibition exploring Tiverton's history at  Museum of Mid Devon Life on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays in October and a talk  ''Listening to History" on Tuesday 20th October at 7pm via Zoom.

DDE's weekly Newsletter has links to current news items, videos and events. You can find details of our work in the DDE Brochure and the new Food for Thought leaflet.

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