FFT carrotsThere are several ways to support Food for Thought and become involved.

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to donate securely through the Virgin Money Giving website or send cheques, made payable to 'Devon Development Education', to our postal address. This is what difference your donation could make:

  • £6 pays for two African hoes, for digging the school garden
  • £17 pays for the Key Farmer Trainer to work with the pupils for one month
  • £600 pays for one school to have a Key Farmer Trainer work with all the pupils for one year - and also pays for tools, seeds, fencing etc for the school food garden.
  • £1200 pays for a Food For Thought District Coordinator for one year, working one day per week.

Primary school education is now free in Uganda, following debt cancellation in the 1990s. Agriculture is back in the primary school curriculum. But many teachers have received very little practical training in farming - and very, very few know the importance of sustainable, organic growing, until they see the results!

Welcome!

...to Exeter's Global Centre, the home of Devon Development Education.

01392 438811
dde@globalcentredevon.org.uk

Announcements

Our next event is on Tuesday 18th May at 6pm when Viv Calderbank will talk on Belize: Then and Now

The resources from the World Fair Trade Day Coffee Morning can be found here.

Lorraine Cummings will be running a Global Teachers Award course on July 8th and 15th.  This is a good opportunity for teachers or TA's to reflect on their Global Teaching and increase their confidence and understanding of how to promote informed, active global citizenship.  If you have any staff in mind please book them on using this link: https://www.codec.org.uk/courses/scheduled-courses/

DDE's weekly Newsletter has links to current news items, videos and events.

Our fortnightly Teaching Resources provide links for resources for KS2 and KS3

We have put the Zoom recordings of our events on YouTube.

You can find details of our work in the DDE Brochure and the Food for Thought programme.

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