Global Book Club, World at Lunch, Gown meets Town and Devon Globe Trotters.
Thursday 09 Sep 2021, 16:00

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Telling our Stories, Finding our Roots : Devon's Multicultural History

Free Teachers Workshop - Thursday 9th September 4pm to 5:30pm

New classroom resources for KS2 and KS3.

Local historian and educator Dr Ghee Bowman, who wrote the resources, will lead the session exploring these Devon-specific classroom resources.

The Schools Activity Pack contains 6 stand-alone, downloadable activities, all connected to Devon stories.

  • Build a timeline: Devon's multi-cultural history
  • Commemorate or challenge? John Hawkins and the slave trade
  • Return or retain? Ganesh at the museum
  • Crack the code: Native Americans in Tiverton
  • Solve the mystery: The Polish Navy in Okehampton
  • Learn to tag: Jaz Rogers, Devon Black Graffiti artist.

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Devon Globe Trotters

Travelling in Tibet - Wednesday 21st April 2021 -

Belize: Then and Now - Tuesday 18th May 2021 -

Gown meets Town

Immigration Detention in the UK - Thursday 10th December 2020

World at Six Talks

Fridays for Futures - Green New Deal  - Thursday 22nd October 2020

Sustainable Beekeeping in Africa - Thursday 12th November 2020

The Impact of Period Poverty on Girls in Kenya - Thursday 26th November 2020  

My Polish Heritage - Wednesday 12th May 2021

An Introduction to Croatia - Thursday 27th May 2021

Girls' Education and the G7 - Thursday 10th June 2021

Reporting on Ethiopia - Thursday 17th June 2021

Celebrating Windrush in Devon 2021

Bananas, St Vincent and Fairtrade : Exploring the Fairtrade Primary Schools Conferences - Tuesday 9th March 2021

Celebrating Fairtrade in the Caribbean - Thursday 4th March 2021

COVID, the NHS and its effects on the Windrush and BAME Community - Thursday 18th February 2021

Christmas in Trinidad and Tobago - Thursday 28th January 2021

Martin Luther King Jr, Rosa Parks and my family’s involvement in UK Civil Rights - Thursday 21st January 2021 There is a 'gap' in this  video where copyright materilal has been removed.

Our Wndrush Stories - 23rd March 2021

Telling our Stories: Finding our Roots - Devon's Multicultural History

The Polish Navy in Okehampton - 23rd November 2020

In Conversation with ... stories from Bideford

Celebrating Black History Month in Devon: Start the Week Talks 2020

Telling Our Stories - Finding Our Roots:Devon’s Multi-Cultural History Monday 5th October 2020  

Celebrating Windrush in Devon:Our Windrush Stories Monday 12th October 2020

Is there still a place for Black History Month? Monday 19th October 2020  

Black Futures: A discussion about taking action and campaigning for change Monday 26th October 2020

These the recordings of the Zoom sessions are unedited

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

01392 438811

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