Our education team in Ireland are here to inform and encourage all educators to facilitate their students to become conscious global citizens. We are here to support you to integrate global justice and sustainability into your subject’s curriculum delivery.
- Preparing my students for an increasingly globalised world
- Promoting creative and critical thinking
- Using real-life examples and case studies
- Integrating a local and global perspective
- Promoting participatory and student-led activities
- Global citizenship teacher priority
- Seeking out opportunities for my students to take meaningful action
Self Help Africa (SHA) is an Irish, international development charity with an expertise in small-scale farming and growing family-farm businesses. We are dedicated to ending hunger and poverty in rural Africa. SHA currently works in 8 African countries.
‘Teachers are important part of society, doctors are very important to us all, but farmers are vital!’
To achieve sustainability it is vital we are connected to and invested in how and where our food is produced.
Expressing ideas clearly and accurately.
Being able to reflect on my own learning.
Being positive about learning.
Managing information and thinking
Being curious. Thinking creatively and critically.
Developing a positive disposition towards investigating, reasoning and problem-solving.
Exploring options and alternatives. Implementing ideas and taking action.
Working with others
Contributing to making the world a better place.
Listening and expressing myself. Discussing and debating.
Our interactive workshops are available to your school, college or event on a range of topics that reflect our programmes in Africa. Topics included:
Sustainability: Sustainable Agriculture, food security & nutrition.
Coping with climate change - How do we impact communities around the world?
Gender Equality; the role of women in African development
The Ethics of Trade; sustainability and global justice
The UN Sustainable Development Goals 2030
The ‘Science for Development’ Award at the BT Young Scientist Competition.
Gap Minder : Interactive maps and statistics. Use the ‘health & wealth graph to highlight inequality. Also explore ‘Dollar Street’.
*different resources listed on the Global Student page, so check there too!
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