Schools Development Education

The project has four main elements all of which will have a social and/or environmental dimension.

Project elements are as follows:

  • Student engagement consists of education sessions using visual aids such as articles, documentaries, PowerPoint presentations having Development Education as its focus, and linking it with curricular subjects such as Maths, English, Geography, Religious Education, Science, CSPE and History.
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  • Creative Practical Group Work. Encouraging students to examine innovative ideas based on research that deliver a practical solution such as plotting weights and heights on Centile Charts. Calculating deficits in nutrition. Through demonstration and interaction educating students on the screening and identification of malnutrition using appropriate tools and mannequins.
  • Mentoring students and their teachers by providing support, incorporating critical thinking sessions which involves exploring the challenges that children and women from the Global South endure.
  • Networking. Following the Development Education session both students and teachers can present the impact of this education through projects, posters, shared knowledge and experiences. Specific designated days such as Elimination of Racial Discrimination Day, International Women’s Day and International Day of Persons with Disabilities.