Irish Aid’s National Programme for Development Education
As the national programme for Development Education at post-primary level. Worldwise Global Schools (WWGS) offers a comprehensive range of supports to enable schools to embed DE into their teaching and learning.
DE provides a powerful vehicle through which we can better understand the world we live in, and take action to change it as informed global citizens.
WorldWise Global Schools become signatory to Code of Good Practice for Volunteer Sending Agencies
We are supporting good practice in international volunteering and are committed to a vision of international volunteers working in solidarity for a just, equitable and sustainable world.
42 Irish Sending Organisations are implementing Comhlámh’s Code of Good Practice for Volunteer Sending Agencies, ensuring that international volunteering has a positive impact on the volunteer and host community. We advise you to only support International Volunteering with one of these Code signatories. Any queries about responsible international volunteering and the Sending Agencies that are implementing good practice, please visit www.comhlamh.org
WorldWise Global Schools Grant Call 2017 – NOW CLOSED
Thank you to all that submitted applications for the Grant Call for DE for post primary schools for the 2017-2018 school year. The deadline closed on Thursday the 13th of April.
Findings from the Evaluation of WWGS Phase 1
In 2016, an independent, external evaluation was carried out to assess the degree to which the WWGS programme had been successful in meeting its strategic aims. This process involved extensive consultation with programme stakeholders, staff, participants and funder. The summary report resulting from that process can be viewed here.
Worldwise Global Schools launch their new ‘Doing Development Education’ Science Guide!
This resource aims to support Science teachers to teach through a global justice lens with great educational benefits, which meets the requirements as laid out in the junior cycle Science specification, and in the (2015) framework for Junior Cycle.
Development Education theme, such as conservation of biodiversity, resource lifecycles and usage, sustainability, and energy generation and consumption, all feature in the learning in junior cycle Science and are covered in this guide.