Development


Education


Let's act together to transform our world


Our team believe that by tackling the root causes of injustice and poverty, globally and locally we can create a bright and sustainable future for all. Work with us, look through the lens of the United Nations 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, learn more about Climate Justice, Sustainable Agriculture, Gender Inequality, and Ethical Trade.

Our programme is funded by Irish Aid.

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Contact Us


For more information on our education programme or to book workshops, contact dorothy.jacob@selfhelpafrica.org or phone (01) 677 8880

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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.

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Secondary Schools




Explore our student workshops, use the teacher tool kits and consider CPD training. Visit our programme work in Africa, host one of our educational photo exhibitions in your school.

In our interactive and participatory Global Citizenship Education workshops we examine issues relating to Sustainable Agriculture, Climate Justice, Gender Equality and Ethical Trade, featuring examples from our programmes in Africa.



Global Teachers


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Global Students



View virtual exhibitions, and learn about ‘Science for Development’.


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Youthreach




Let us reach you through interactive workshops, use self guided practical activities which have a sharp focus on social justice, climate change and sustainability.

Engagements for students include workshops, practical activities, videos and quizzes in areas such as Digital Citizenship, Climate Action and featuring examples from our programmes in Africa.



More Trees Please!


Watch a video introducing our trees and climate change workshop.



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Global Teachers



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Global Students


Read interviews and learn about ‘Science for Development’.


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Science for Development




Enter a science project to win a the Science for Development travel bursary award at the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition. Join in Self Help Africa’s student project showcase, attend our 'Science for Development' webinar series.

Each year at the BTYSTE, the Irish Aid sponsored ‘Science for Development’ travel bursary award is presented; the winner travels to a Self Help Africa programme country. An annual showcase of selected student projects are exhibited in Iveagh House, a webinar series and ambassador programme create further opportunities for students and teachers to engage.



Science for Development




Self Help Africa runs the 'Science for Development' award at the BT Young Scientists event, in collaboration with Irish Aid.




Science for Development showcase 2020


The annual Self Help Africa/Irish Aid 'Science for Development Showcase' went online in 2020.





Meet our Past Winners


Read about previous winners of the 'Science for Development' award here.




Higher Education




Workshops on global citizenship, short courses and more in-depth Social Justice modules for undergraduates, Masters of Education (PME) students, and CPD for staff.

Students in Ireland are increasingly engaging with global issues and we facilitate workshops for all Further and Higher Education disciplines. Focusing on active learning methodologies, global citizenship topics covered include Climate Justice, Gender Equality, and the Sustainable Development Goals.

For full course descriptors and tutor bio, contact hugh.bergin@selfhelpafrica.org


 

Social Justice Module PME at Maynooth University




Watch a video for the Social Justice Module Post Masters in Education, Maynooth University.


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Events




Engage with us at Electric Picnic, National Ploughing Championships, Africa Day, celebrate International Womens Day, World Food Day.



Hug a Tree at EP


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National Ploughing Championships - What farming means




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What Does Africa Mean to You?




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