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Internship - Exciting graduate opportunity - Deadline 5pm Thursday 10th September 

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Part-time Paid Graduate Internship with Devon Development Education working on international and global education issues.This post is intended for a person who graduated in or after 2012 and is unemployed or not employed in a graduate position.

Request for help to fund new Intern

Freya Leaving meal 4We are asking for a donation to help fund a new Intern at DDE, for 12 months, starting in September 2015 – as a replacement for Freya Grainger. We will seek a university graduate who qualified in or after 2012, but is still unemployed or not employed in a graduate position. 

Stop Press: We are delighted to announce that we have now received nine donations and commitments totalling almost £4,150. Please help if you can.

Upcoming Events

We are working on the Autum programme of events. In the meanwhile, World at Lunch will continue each Thursday 1pm to 2pm through the summer.

Sunday 18th October - Great West Run

Harry West-Taylor, who was until recently a volunteer with us, is organising a small group of volunteers to take part in the Great West Run to raise money for DDE. Please consider sponsoring them on their fundraising page: uk.virginmoneygiving.com/team/DDErunners

Ugandan Recipe Book  Food For Thought Young Farmers Network have researched widely in cook books and on the web and selected these 10 traditional recipes. Authentic, traditional - but not original! (2MB file) 

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Interested in GLOBAL LEARNING – but feel you’d like some extra advice and training?



The government’s new GLOBAL LEARNING PROGRAMME (GLP) is just what you need – and it’s free!

To join:

1. Register on the GLP website http://globaldimension.org.uk/glp

2. Complete the Whole School Audit, which will help you create your school’s Action Plan.

3. Then your school can claim £500 for CPD (as e-credits) – and DDE can help provide the CPD!

DDE has approved CPD courses for:

  • Global Teacher’s Award
  • Global Learning for NQTs
  • Introduction to P4C (Philosophy for Children)
  • How to get the best  out of ‘Hola Peru’ and ‘Take Mali’ (MFL, geography and global citizenship with French and Mail, or Spanish and Peru)
  • ‘Food, Meals and Children’ with Uganda as a comparative case study 

      ..… and many more courses being planned.

Contact us for more information at dde@globalcentredevon.org.uk


Hola Perú and Take Mali - helping you deliver the National Curriculum 2014      Take Mali COVER Hola Peru front cover


DDE’s innovative multi-media resources Hola Perú and Take Mali (developing intercultural understanding at KS2  and 3 through Spanish or French, Geography and Global Citizenship) can help you deliver the National Curriculum 2014 in new and inspiring ways. Read how one school in Torbay has been using Hola Perú...

Order your copies of Hola Perú and Take Mali here...


coffee morning image copy 1Can you hold a fundraising event or take part in a fundraising activity for DDE in the next 12 months?

At Devon Development Education and the Global Centre our programmes, projects and activities are building support for a fairer and more sustainable world, (read more in this summer's newsletter). In order to continue this valuable work we need financial help - can you offer us your support?



The Global Centre works with people of all ages and backgrounds and from
all parts of Devon to enable them to bring about positive change, justice
and sustainability.

Devon Development Education is based here, providing projects, resources and
training for teachers on all aspects of Global Citizenship."
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‘This is one of the most innovative and exciting community projects to be found in the South West… Through its activities, it is a key player in Devon in celebrating cultural diversity and challenging injustice, both of which it does energetically and enthusiastically.’  Martyn Goss, Exeter Diocese


My Year at DDE - Freya's presentation at the Summer Party (1.5MB ppt file)

How would you like to stay on a Ugandan farm?

Architectural Geography: Belle Clarke's dissertation following her World at Lunch presentation  (3MB pdf file)

Food Glorious Food: Freya Grainger's World at Lunch presentation. (2MB ppt file) 


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Booking for Upcoming Events

World at Lunch
Jul 30, 2015
World at Lunch
Aug 06, 2015
World at Lunch
Aug 13, 2015

Contact Us

Devon Development Education

The Global Centre

Exeter Community Centre

17 St David's Hill

Exeter EX4 3RG

01392 438811
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