Reply To: Module 1 – Introduction to Development Education

Eoghan O’Neill
TeachNet Moderator

Hi Bríd,

The current international news cycle and events globally point to an increasing need for exposure to the main development education themes. The ‘shared humanity’ and interconnectedness referred to in the article is central to the concept of us being global citizens. Being aware of the inequalities that exist around the world, and the profound impacts these can have locally, is so important. The integrated nature of development education makes it very easy to ‘map’ to our existing curriculum – there is so much scope to delve into it as part of the English, Geography, Science and SPHE curricula.

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