Reply To: Module 1 – Introduction to Development Education

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Eoghan O’Neill
TeachNet Moderator

Hi Mikey,

You have correctly pointed out how current international events have heightened awareness around, and the importance of, development education. Linking learning back to current affairs and global events is a very effective way in showcasing just how relevant it is to the lives of the children.

The article raises several pertinent issues, and the concept of ‘shared humanity’ is ne which also stood out for me. You have alluded to the importance of development education being covered as part of a whole-school approach and this can really embed the learning over a period of years.

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