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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

We start our Spring Programme on Thursday 21st January at 7pm with a talk by David Samuels on Martin Luther King Jr, Rosa Parks and my family’s involvement in UK Civil Rights. This is a Zoom event https://zoom.us/j/94898354280?pwd=ZDFQNUtuQ0NqcXVIQkpwa3FZOGN5Zz09

DDE's weekly Newsletter has links to current news items, videos and events.

Our fortnightly Teaching Resources provide links for resources for KS2 and KS3

We have put the Zoom recordings of our events on YouTube.

You can find details of our work in the DDE Brochure and the Food for Thought programme.

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