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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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Secondary School Enrolment Dropout Rates for Girls and its Effects on Women’s Contribution to Household Income: A Case Study of Kellem Secondary and Preparatory School, and Microfinance Women Groups of Catholic Church Integrated Food Security Project in Dembidollo and Sayo Woreda, Kellem Wollega Zone of Oromia Region, Ethiopia

This research sought to find out whether secondary school enrollment dropout rates for girls adversely affect women’s contribution to household income to get out of poverty, or of successful secondary school enrollment helps women increase household income to overcome household poverty. This research has found out that demand/supply factors are the main causes for girls’ secondary school dropout in Ethiopia. From …

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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 Trócaire. 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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