IDEA Monster Working Group Meeting
Wednesday, 28 February, 10:00am – 1:00pm, IDEA Office, 6 Gardiner Row, Dublin 1
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IDEA is delighted to announce the forthcoming publication of Guidelines for Producing Development Education Resources by www.developmenteducation.ie . They will be launched on Monday the 13th October and will be available to download and in a limited print run on the day. The launch will coincide with an IDEA event "Writing Stronger Funding Applications" on the same afternoon. Everyone is welcome to attend the launch but you must register if you wish to attend the subsequent event.
The Guidelines have been produced by the website team in collaboration with IDEA and Dóchas.
Ireland has a long and recognised tradition of producing high quality development education resources at all levels that stretches more than 40 years. Resources are a product of their time. Just as development issues, curriculum needs and learning contexts change, resources need updating – whether it’s content, context or the facts. These guidelines have been developed by www.developmenteducation.ie, Dóchas and IDEA following the Audit of Irish Development Education Resources report (2013) in order to animate and support anyone – whether an individual or an organisation – thinking about producing resources. The guidelines have been informed by the findings of the audit in consultation with development education practitioners. They are not intended to be prescriptive; rather they represent a set of collective ideas and suggestions for discussion and debate.
The aims of these guidelines are fivefold: