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'Hear the World Differently' is a series of podcasts made from webinars and workshops facilitated by Saolta that will cover topics such as misinformation, immigration and education.

Hear the World Differently Podcast

DP TV (Development Perspectives Television) documentaries explore issues affecting our communities from a local and global perspective.


Systems (Virtual Podcast) W/ Guest Educator Francois Matarasso (Thinking about culture as if people matter)

This podcast primarily focused on François Matarasso’s practice and research behind community art. The conversation featured perspectives on participatory art, marginalisation in education/society, socio-economic issues in western society and the key role art educators play. Additionally, a discussion surrounding Matarasso’s book 'A Restless Art' and it’s connection to the training course 'Systems’ took place .

Matarasso’s practice focuses on writing, research and work in community art. His process rests on the belief that everyone has the right to create art and to share the result, as well as to enjoy and participate in the creations of others.
“Shaping your own cultural identity – and having it recognised by others – is central to human dignity and growth. If people can’t represent themselves culturally how can they do so in any other way, including politically? If people are only imagined and portrayed by others, how can they be full, free and equal members of society?”


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Games 4 The Goals - Erasmus+ Training Course

Games 4 The Goals is a training course aimed at youth workers, trainers, educators and mentors who wish to explore the Sustainable Development Goals through gamification.

Games 4 The Goals (G4TG) is an eight-day training course which aims to develop Global Education competences of youth workers and educators through game-based learning, with a focus on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The idea for this project results from the growing need within development education and youth work organisations to find new and interactive ways to engage with young people on global issues such as poverty, inequality and climate change. Our hope is to harness the power of games to develop media literacy and critical thinking skills, examine values within society and encourage young people to take informed action related to the SDGs.


Spirit

'Spirit' explores the work of The Medical Missionaries of Mary at home and overseas. The Sisters have provided a powerful insight into the legacy of their work, through interviews with the filmmakers. The short documentary includes contributions from LMFM presenter Gerry Kelly, former Trócaire CEO Justin Kilcullen and Dr. Conor Mulvagh, UCD.

Development Perspectives is a non-profit NGO based in Drogheda.

Find out more about the making of this documentary at The making of 'Spirit'

Download the Spirit Educational Resource


What are the SDGs? Join the #SDGchallenge today!

The SDGchallenge is an exciting new development education project which aims to raise awareness of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

The #SDGchallenge is a 17 month long project. It will allow you to gain a deeper understanding of each of the Global Goals. But we want you to do more than to learn about them, we want you to be part of them – Join our growing community of active citizens and take the challenge!

Sign up today and begin your SDG journey.

Find out more at: www.developmentperspectives.ie/SDGChallenge


Insight 2015

A group of Irish and Tanzanians take part in 'Insight', a development education programme from Drogheda-based NGO Development Perspectives, in partnership with Uvikiuta in Tanzania. This documentary follows their learning journey over 8 months in 2015. 'Insight' was produced by Development Perspectives, directed by Bobby McCormack, shot and edited by Blaine Rennicks with original music composed by Darius McGann.


Salmon of Knowledge

Salmon of Knowledge looks at the plight of salmon and of salmon fishing on the river Boyne, Ireland. Development Perspectives is an non-profit NGO based in Drogheda. Join the discussion at www.facebook.com/DevelopmentPerspectives Video directed and co-produced by Bobby McCormack. Shot and edited by Blaine Rennicks. Visual Artist - Vivienne Byrne.


Food for Thought

In the midst of GM potato trials in Carlow, 'Food For Thought' looks at the GM debate from both a local and global context and asks if it can be a tool for positive development. Development Perspectives is a non-profit NGO based in Drogheda. Join the discussion at www.facebook.com/DevelopmentPerspectives Video directed and co-produced by Deirdre Hurley. Shot and edited by Blaine Rennicks. Co-Produced by Bobby McCormack. Visual Artist - Vivienne Byrne.

This project was funded by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). The content of this communication represents the views of the author only and do not necessarily represent or reflect DFAT policy.