What is Development Education?

Bríd Dunne and colleagues look at Development Education from an Ignatian perspective and how it fits in with the model of Jesuit Education.


Introduction to Development Education


As a child I was fuelled with wonder about the world I could not comprehend the injustices presented through the daily news. Famine in Ethiopia, war in Somalia, orphanages in Bosnia or Romania was aired through RTE in my kitchen as a steady stream of unpalatable TV images and gritty radio documentaries. At a young age I began to ask God why? So, I have always had an inquiring mind and an interest in all things spiritual. This has lead me to retreat work, post primary teaching, working with Trócaire and now as Development Education Coordinator in IJMO.

Definition of Development Education

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what is DE

Introduction to Development Education

Here Bríd gives an overview of some key ideas within Development Education.

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