This is an online resource for educators and those with an interest in development, sustainability and human rights. It offers resources to stimulate debate and discussion about the issues and challenges we face and which encourage us to make decisions about the type of world we need and want to create. See DevelopmentEduction.ie.
Food and Farming in Ethiopia
A classroom pack is available for 5th and 6th class Geography, looking at the problems faced by poor farming communities in Tigray, northern Ethiopia. It shows how communities received support to develop more sustainable livelihoods and cope with climate change. Our pack contains information, photocopiable worksheets, a teacher's book and 12 colour photos. Contact the Irish Aid Centre for this resource.
One World Our World storybook
This free, illustrated pupil's storybook provides children's stories and interesting facts to help pupils from third to sixth classes learn about some of Irish Aid's partner countries Tanzania, Mozambique, Ethiopia and Vietnam.
For more information, see the countries where we work.
This is a cross curricular teaching resource on global development for transition year students. Section 1 of the resource contains lessons based on 5 themes exploring global development issues in Irish Aid's partner countries. Section 2 of the resource contains short introductory activities on global development. The pack contains a photo pack, lesson plans, five classroom activities and a poster on the Millennium Development Goals to accompany the lessons.
Other useful resources
Interested in finding out more about the global justice challenges facing our world and our responsibilities as global citizens? This understanding in Ireland is being achieved through Irish Aid's development education programme, guided by the Development Education Strategy 2017-2023.
The Irish Development Education Association (IDEA) supports those involved in development education in Ireland, while the Global Education Network Europe (GENE) is the European network responsible for Global Education.