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 Xmas Appeal 2020 for web cropped min

Christmas Appeal 2020

Seeds, suckers and training in sustainable agriculture - provding long-term help for the families who received the food parcels

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

Due to the lockdown, plans for the exhibtions in Tiverton, Okehampton and Bideford have been paused - see website for details.

We have put the Zoom recordings of events on YouTube.

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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