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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

DDE is a signatory, along with many other Development Education Centres, of a letter to the Prime Minister expressing concerned about the recent merger of Department for International Development (DFID) with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO)

Look at some the some of the videos we used at Celebrating Windrush Day in Devon

We have a weekly Newsletter - read the latest edition

We are running 'virtual' Events and have a Home Learning page

Due to the current health emergency we are working from home but still picking up emails to dde@globalcentredevon.org.uk

We are seeking the following, all voluntary posts ... Fundraising Leader for DDE, Bookkeeper for DDE

You can find details of our work in the DDE Brochure