Development Education involves teaching and learning the knowledge, understanding, skills, attitudes and values that enable young people to become increasingly aware of issues related to development, environment and sustainability.

The Development Education Association (DEA) defines Development Education as lifelong learning that:

  • explores the links between people living in the "developed" countries of the North with those of the "developing" South, enabling people to understand the links between their own lives and those of people throughout the world
  • increases understanding of the economic, social, political and environmental forces which shape our lives
  • develops the skills, attitudes and values which enable people to work together to take action to bring about change and take control of their own lives
  • works towards achieving a more just and a more sustainable world in which power and resources are more equitably shared.
 

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