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

The next event in our Spring Programme is on Thursday 4th March at 6pm Celebrating Fairtrade in the Caribbean with the Fairtrade Devon Interns

For Fairtrade Fortnight - 22nd Februrary to 7th March - Fairtrade Devon are running a series of Coffee Mornings - everyone welcome! There are also teaching resources available

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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