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Saolta research


Evidence-based research will be developed, collated and disseminated to inform Global Citizenship Education policy and practice in the Adult and Community Education sector in Ireland.


Initial Mapping of Global Citizenship Education in the Adult & Community Education Sector

The following map contains details of the initial mapping of Global Citizenship Education provision in the Irish Adult and Community Education sector. Use the map to filter DE providers by geographic location, subsector of Adult & Community Education, provider location and contact details




Saolta Generated Research


Report on the 2nd Mapping of Global Citizenship Education in the Adult & Community Education Sector

By Oberdorfer, H, Kearns, M & O’ Halloran, R

How can Saolta best embed GCE within Local Authorities and Associated County Plans? A report on strategic next steps for the consortium.

By Doran, N & Morrison, C

A Framework for Embedding Global Citizenship Education in Initial Teacher Education for Adult & Community Education Practitioners

By McCormack, B & Kearns, M

Embedding Development Education-Global Citizenship Education in Accredited QQI (Minor) Awards

By Kearns, M & Morrison, C

A review of policy & practice developments in Development Education-Global Citizenship Education and the implications for Adult & Community Education Practitioners

By Kearns, M

Position Paper:Towards a Framework for Embedding Development Education in Initial Teacher Education programmes in the Adult and Community Education Sector

By Kearns, M

Report on the Initial Mapping of Development Education in the Adult & Community Education Sector

By Kearns, M & O’ Halloran, R

Case Study today of a Strategic Partnership Approach to Development Education for the Adult and Community Education sector

By Bracken, M. 2020



Research Repository

Saolta is working on increasing access to robust, evidence-based research to inform DE policy and practice in the sector. This research repository contains links to a selection of national and international publications that focus on Development Education / Global Citizenship Education in Adult and Community Education settings. The repository will be updated regularly - please email mark@developmentperspectives.ie if you would like to have an item included.