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SDG Challenge Schools

Learn and teach for a sustainable future - Empowering schools and teachers across Ireland to take action on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

This year Development Perspectives is excited to be hosting SDG Challenge Schools, which is a World Wise Global Schools (WWGS) funded programme. This programme will take place in the North East of Ireland and will be focused on increasing the capacity of schools to raise awareness and action of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

What are the SDGs?

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The Approach

A development education approach is at the center of SDG Challenge Schools. This interactive and creative educational process aims to increase awareness and understanding of the interconnected world which we live in.

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Development Education

  • Is about teaching and learning through a global justice lens.
  • Allows schools to explore the knowledge, skills, attitudes and values necessary to become global citizens.
  • Facilitates schools to take action for a more just and sustainable world.




The Model

In order to ensure a holistic approach, SDG Challenge Schools will involve the following:

Teacher Training

Parent Workshops

Classroom Visits

School Action Projects

Contact us

If you wish to find out more about the programme or how your school can get involved, please contact: Phone: +353 419801005

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