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Upcoming Events

World at Lunch - British SlaveryWorld at Lunch Special Thursday 8th January 1pm - 2pm

What IS Devon's legacy of British Slavery? 

University College London has been researching the legacies of British Slavery (see ww.ucl.ac.uk/lbs/). Colonial slavery shaped modern Britain and we all still live with its legacies. Lucy MacKeith will introduce this work in preparation for a local research project and day conference on 14th November on Legacies of British Slave Ownership in Exeter and the South West

Devon Globe Trotters Saturday 17th January 2015, 7:00pm to 9:30pm

£10 to include wine and nibbles

A 19th century Devon man on a Philippines island

John Earle tells the story of Nicholas Loney from Plymouth who transformed the economy of the island of Negros and is remembered there as the Father of the Sugar Industry.

To reserve a place please email dde@globalcentredevon.org.uk or phone 01392 438811

One in a series of evening events to raise funds for DDE’s Food For Thought programme working in Uganda with rural school children and young people to improve their food-growing skills


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Thinking about Christmas presents? Why not buy a bag of cement for a school building projects at Katente West Special Needs Unit and Rugot Primary School in Uganda.

Report on progress on Katente West Special Needs Unit building project. Also building classrooms at Rugot School and their Fund Raising efforts.

Our Christmas Letter give details of the ongoing work of the DDE & the Global Centre and our plans for 2015 as well as asking for your continued financial support.


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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

Upcoming Events

Fundraising Knitters Group
Jan 01, 2015
World at Lunch
Jan 08, 2015
Plymouth Book Club
Jan 14, 2015


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