Transitions in Development

AUTHOR: Nogugu Mafu, Ciara O’Connor and Mary McGillicuddy

PUBLISHER: Kerry Action for Development Education (KADE)

YEAR: 2010

PAGES: 40

SUMMARY:

An educational resource for Transition Year produced by the Kerry Action for Development Education, to assist teachers and other educators in teaching development issues through the UN Millennium Development Goals.

KEYWORDS:

action, action, class activities, development, income, kade, maps, mdgs, millennium development goals, poverty, power, responsibility, ty, wealth

TARGET AUDIENCE:

transition year, 16+ years, 12-15 years

CURRICULUM SUBJECTS:

transition unit

AVAILABLE FORMATS:

activity pack

TAGS:

Available from:

Download Transitions in Development PDF (13MB)

For more info on the Kerry One World Centre and the work of KADE visit www.kade.ie


DESCRIPTION

This 40-page resource includes a diverse range of 13 educational activities focused on exploring 5 basic questions with reference to global poverty and the Millennium Development Goals:

  1. What is development?
  2. Where is the world’s wealth?
  3. What should be done and who should do it? A focus on the MDGs
  4. What will I do? Includes individual & class projects
  5. Beyond the School Projects? Being an Active (global) Citizen

Each activity is supported with learning objectives, discussion questions and a step by step approach and pages for printing/photocopying. The activities are ready-made and can be used as part of a development eudcation programme or adapted for once-off sessions.

Also included are: external links or further research; tips for the teacher in teaching about development issues; information sheets; activity cards, information sheets, budgeting sheets; images; maps, situation activities.

OTHER INFO

Teachers’ Transition Year Manual to accompany the TY Unit Developing Local and Global Links compiled by KADE.