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  • Applications now open for Wood Foundation’s Global Learning Partnerships Programme 2018 - Developed in line with the GTCS Standard for Career-Long Professional Learning, Global Learning Partnerships (GLP) is a platform for developing leaders of global education and Learning for Sustainability (LfS). It is delivered by The Wood Foundation in partnership with Inspire Educate and Empower Rwanda (IEE) and Redearth Education Uganda. Over the course of the 18 months, […]
  • Fair trade stall in Seaton Park on Fridays - Our volunteers are selling a range of fair trade products, snacks, fresh fair trade coffee and tea in Seaton Park every Friday from 10 am to 2 pm. We will be hosted by the Friends of Seaton Park until the end of September. Come find us and The Allotment Market Stall next to the Fountain!
  • Summer holidays at Montgomery DEC - Thank you for working with us during the 2016-17 school session. Now that the summer holidays are here, we hope you are enjoying your break! Montgomery DEC won’t be closed for the school holidays, but we will be taking our own leave, so opening days and times will vary. If you’d like to pop in to the […]
  • Exciting job opportunity at Montgomery DEC! - Aberdeen for a Fairer World (AFW) is recruiting a part-time Global Learning Adviser, to join our team at Montgomery Development Education Centre (MDEC) in Aberdeen. Part-time – 21 hours per week                                                                                                                                                                 £16.00 per hour Fixed term, initially early August 2017 – 30 April 2018 (continuation dependent on funding) Main duties will include: Supporting teachers and […]
  • FREE Twilight CPD at MDEC: Practical Action STEM teaching resources – Thursday 18 May 2017, 4.30pm to 6pm - During Term 4, we are offering three CPD twilights focusing on organisations which produce Global Learning material. Each session is designed for attendees to gain knowledge of well-known resource providers, as well as exploring and gaining confidence in their resources. Sessions will cover both primary and secondary resources. 18 May 2017 PRACTICAL ACTION RESOURCES Welcome […]
  • Exploring different standpoints on Fair Trade – a seminar at Montgomery DEC on Thursday 27 April 2017, 6 – 8pm - Welcome to an evening exploring different standpoints on fair trade. We will be looking at whether fair trade is an effective contribution to global justice and will also discuss how organisations promote and portray fair trade in the UK. To book please visit Eventbrite: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/evening-seminar-exploring-different-standpoints-on-fair-trade-tickets-33668613730 First talk Dr Nigel Dower ‘What makes Fair Trade Fair’ […]
  • Summer term 2017 at Montgomery DEC – book your CPD places now! - During Term 4, we are offering three CPD twilights focusing on organisations which produce Global Learning material. Each session is designed for attendees to gain knowledge of well-known resource providers, as well as exploring and gaining confidence in their resources. Sessions will cover both primary and secondary resources. To book places please follow the Eventbrite […]
  • FRIENDS OF SEATON PARK – CAKEFEST, Saturday 18 March -
  • FAIRTRADE FORTNIGHT 2017 EVENTS IN ABERDEEN & ABERDEENSHIRE - Fairtrade Fortnight 2017 runs from 27 February – 12 March Please find below details of events being held in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire. Please contact the named organiser if you require further info about an individual event. The venue for the Go Bananas craft event on Saturday 11 March is now confirmed as the John Skinner […]
  • FREE Twilight CPD at MDEC: GeoBus – 9 March 2017, 4.30pm to 6pm - We are delighted to welcome GeoBus to hold a CPD Twilight on climate change. GeoBus is a St Andrews-based Earth Science Learning education project supported by the Natural Environment Research Council, Scottish Government and industry. Curious about GeoBus? Take a look at when they visited Aberdeen and St Machar Academy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GwMXZlSAOxk&t=2s To book your place, […]