What We Offer
Support VisitsIrish Aid’s WorldWise Global Schools Programme offers a range of tailor-made development education advice and supports. These are available to your school by phone, email or face to face at your school.
Doing Development Education SeriesWorldWise Global Schools have developed a series of guidelines to help you approach development education. If you are a school, teacher or organisation our “Doing Development Education” series will help you get started.
If you wish to access hard copies of any of these resources please get in touch.
Development Education FacilitatorsIf you wish to invite external Development Educational Professionals and Organisations to your school to provide inputs, WorldWise Global Schools offer a DE facilitators list. This list collates a range of facilitators who are available to provide DE workshops for students and teachers.
Events & Training
WWGS Teacher Training EventsWorldWise Global Schools (WWGS) run teacher training events for grantee schools each year. This provides an opportunity for teachers to come together from all over Ireland to discuss and learn about Development Education.
REGIONAL TEACHER TRAINING EVENTS
Cork & Sligo Trainings
WWGS offer regional training for teachers who are engaging in Development Education in their post-primary schools. The day will provide an opportunity to engage in peer learning and sharing of ideas. There are limited spaces available so please register if you wish to attend. We can provide a contribution towards the travel and subsistence of teachers attending.
Cork -Thursday 2nd of March 2017, 9.30-4.00 in Vienna Woods Hotel
Sligo -Tuesday 7th of March 2017, 9.30-4.00 in Sligo Education Centre
Please register by contacting Aishling at email@example.com or call 086 0714145
To learn more about the day please click on the agenda below.
“Exploring Development Education/GCE through JC English” Training with Concern Worldwide
We are also running a CPD in conjunction with Concern on the 15th of March from 12.30-4.00 in the Blackrock Education Centre. Aimed at Junior Cycle English Teachers it will explore various methodologies and resources to support you, as teachers of English, in planning for, teaching and assessing Junior Cycle English.
Please register by contacting Lizzy at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 086 8720879
NATIONAL TEACHER TRAINING EVENT
This year WWGS ran our teacher training event on Thursday 6th of October in the Hodson Bay Hotel in Athlone. The training was a great success with 125 teachers from 113 post-primary schools all over Ireland attending. Throughout the day participants built a common best practice understanding of what Development Education (DE) is and how they can incorporate it into their teaching and learning.
To learn more about the day please click on the conference report below.