Tag Archive: Development Education

Through a different lens: The potential impact of development education on a short-term volunteer

This study examines the potential impact that development education could have on a short-term volunteer. It also recommends ways in which a short-term volunteer sending organisation could adopt a development education programme into their organisational approach. In order to research the potential impact of development education I use two Irish short-term volunteer sending organisations in …

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The Long-Term Effects of Immersion Experiences on Development Activism in Ireland – A Case Study of the Belvedere College Calcutta Exchange Programme

Immersion programmes have grown in popularity over the last decade. They represent an approach to development education which is relatively unproven and at one end of the spectrum of experiential learning. This study is an examination of the effectiveness of such programmes at creating a lasting engagement with development issues by the participants into their …

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Perceptions of the Role of NGOs in Promoting Development Education in Secondary Schools in Ireland

From the early 1970s missionaries returning to Ireland set up NGOs like Concern and TrĂ³caire. From the outset a major part of their work was taken up here with establishing Development Education (DE) in schools. Gradually the State took a greater interest in the integration of DE in the curriculum and it currently has a …

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