2019/20 Programme

Development Education Workshops

Details

We offer a broad range of workshops including the topics listed below. We can also offer tailored workshops to meet your interest as long there is alignment with the Sustainable Development Goals.  We are also developing online workshops for many of the topics we cover.

  • Climate Justice
  • Fashion and Consumerism
  • Gender Equality
  • Women’s Reproductive Rights
  • Human Trafficking
  • Maternal Health
  • Human Rights
  • Environment and sustainability
  • Zero Waste
  • Food Waste
  • Water use and consumption
  • Fairtrade
  • No poverty
  • Migration and Refugees
  • Introduction to the UN Sustainable Development Goals

How to get involved

Contact kate@inishowen.ie if you would like a workshop for your area or organisation.


Seeds of Change Grant Scheme

Details

We are offering up to 7 small grants to community groups and organisations to develop and deliver their own Development Education themed event or project aligned to the Sustainable Development Goals.

Topics covered to date include Fairtrade, SDG awareness, Coastal and sea pollution, clean water, consumerism, impact of alcohol from a local and global perspective, social justice, clean rivers, migration, cultural awareness and gender equality

How to get involved

 

The 2020 Grant application process will be opening in July 2020.


Accredited Training

Details

For the first time,  we will be offering our QQI Level 6 online. This has been adapted from our current module in response to Covid 19.  We plan to start the course in autumn 2020 and it will run over a number of weeks with short online tutorials. We are offering two accredited courses this year:

How to get involved

Please contact Kate@inishowen.ie for more information and to register for the course.

Fairtrade

Details

Change Makers has supported the communities in Carndonagh and Moville to obtain and maintain Fairtrade Town Status. We are continuing to work with Buncrana and Dunfanaghy to support the towns in getitng their Fairtrade Town status.

How to get involved

We want to work with towns and communities across the County around Fairtrade Towns. Please contact Kate@inishowen.ie to find out how ChangeMakers can support you in getting Fairtrade Town status.


Collaboration and Partnership

Details

We will continue to maintain and develop our existing partnerships with Lourdes Youth and Community Services, Children in Crossfire and Donegal Library Service.

We will develop new partnerships with organisations with compatible goals that will be of mutual benefit.

We will remain an active member of the IDEA Community Sector Working Group to support the development of good practice and shared learning in adult and community development.

How to get involved

Contact Kate@inishowen.ie for more information and if you have thoughts on collaboration and partnerships both locally in Donegal, and nationally.


Mentoring Programme

Details

We are offering one to one support for individuals and organisations who want to take action for a more fair and just world, but are not sure how to go about it. We will allocate you one of our highly knowledgeable and approachable facilitators who will work with you to develop your ideas and to take action. There is no charge for this support.

How to get involved

Contact kate@inishowen.ie for more information and to secure the help of one of our Development Education mentors


Development Education in the Arts

Details
We are collaborating with the Disappear Here film festival in September 2019 to offer a ChangeMakers event aligned to the SDGs. Further details coming soon.

How to get involved

Contact kate@inishowen.ie to find out more


Development Education for Older People

Details

We are developing a programme for people aged 55 and over in the County.  Further information coming soon.

How to get involved

Contact Kate@inishowen.ie to find out more and to share your ideas


Community Debates

Details

Our Community Debates are a new activity for 2019/20.  We will use this activity to debate and discuss relevant local and global development issues.  Further information coming soon.

How to get involved

Contact Kate@inishowen.ie  for more information or if you have any suggestions for debate themes. All ideas are welcomed.


Online Development Education Learning Resources

Details

 

How to get involved

Contact Kate@inishowen.ie  for more information or if you have any suggestions for debate themes. All ideas are welcomed.


ChangeMakers Panel CPD

Details

 

How to get involved

Contact Kate@inishowen.ie  for more information or if you have any suggestions for debate themes. All ideas are welcomed.


Project Monitoring and Evaluation

Details

At the heart of Change Makers is our desire for continuous learning and improvement. Every year we look for new and innovative way to monitor and evaluate the project activities, considering how we can best share our learning and experience across the Development Education Sector. We are currently planning our monitoring and evaluation activities for this year