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We offer a range of workshops to schools across Ireland, and have resources available to support teachers who wish to deliver Global Citizenship activities in their classroom.  We also work with 3rd level institutions, in youth settings and at public events.

A number of photographic exhibitions are also available. 

Our areas of speciality are: sustainable agriculture, ethical trade and awareness and understanding of the UN Global Goals 2030. Our team of facilitators are based in Dublin, Cork, Galway and Waterford.


“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world” 

– Nelson Mandela



Our education programme is funded by Irish Aid.

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ARE YOU A GLOBAL TEACHER OR GLOBAL STUDENT?

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Workshops

Our workshop content is designed to integrate into the Jnr Cert curriculums of: Science, Business, Home Economics and CSPE, with relevance to areas of other subjects such as: English, Geography and Art. 

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BT Young Scientist Competition

Self Help Africa has organised the 'Science for Development Award,' sponsored by Irish Aid, at the BT Young Scientist Competition for over 15 years. Our facilitators can visit your school to get the ideas flowing regarding projects with a social or environmental benefit in the global context.

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Activities

Self Help Africa offers Junior Cert and Transition Year groups an interactive creative fair of activities that help with understanding and participation in the UN Global Goals 2030. Activities that can include: clay, origami, creative writing, photography, campaign cartoons, the superfood quiz.

SCHOOL VISITS TO AFRICA

Scores of students and teachers from dozens of secondary schools across Ireland have travelled to Africa on fact-finding field visits organised by Self Help Africa. Supporting schools have been travelling with us for the past decade. If you are interested in finding out more about how your school can become involved, or want some more details about our school visit programme, just get in touch.

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UNIVERSITIES/COLLEGES

Presentations on: Sustainable agriculture, ethical trade and gender equality.

Our Creative Fair of activities to explore the UN Global Goals 2030.

Short course: teacher training in Global Citizenship Education.

For more information email: schools@selfhelpafrica.org

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FURTHER EDUCATION

Presentations on: Sustainable agriculture, ethical trade and gender equality.

Our Creative Fair of activities to explore the UN Global Goals 2030.

Available to visit FETAC Horticulture classes and relevant evening classes.

For more information email: schools@selfhelpafrica.org

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COMMUNITY

Photograph exhibitions exploring climate change, gender equality and trade justice. Connected workshops available.

For example view our 'Two villages' exhibition at www.twovillages.org 

Also available our Creative Fair of activities to explore the UN Global Goals.

For more information email: schools@selfhelpafrica.org

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Youth

Interactive workshops and presentations available for Youthreach, youth clubs and Scouts. Topics include: Sustainablity, ethical trade and gender equality

Also our Creative Fair of activities to explore the UN Global Goals 2030.

For more information email: schools@selfhelpafrica.org

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Events/festivals

We are annual exhibitors at; Electric Picnic, The National Ploughing Championships, BT Young Scientist and Africa Day.

See our previous BT Young Scientist Winners

We have a number of photographic exhibitions, all can include workshops. For an example view: www.twovillages.org 

For more information email: schools@selfhelpafrica.org


CHILD SAFEGUARDING

Self Help Africa is committed to safeguarding the wellbeing of children while they are participating in events run by or on behalf of Self Help Africa. Self Help Africa adheres to the requirements of the Children First Act 2015 (“CFA”) and the National Guidance for the Protection and Welfare of Children, 2017 (“Children First Guidance, 2017”) developed by the Department of Children and Youth Affairs and also requires those who run events on its behalf to do so. CHILD SAFEGUARDING STATEMENT


For more info or to book a workshop contact: schools@selfhelpafrica.org