Visit our Fair Trade pop-up shop and café at Aberdeen Central Library this Christmas

Come and do your Christmas shopping from a fantastic selection of Fair Trade gifts and food and enjoy a cup of Fair Trade tea or coffee at the same time!

We will be at Aberdeen Central Library, Rosemount Viaduct, AB25 1GW on:

4, 5 & 7 December

11, 12 &14 December

18, 19 & 21 December

If you’d like to volunteer to help with running the shop/café please contact Hannes Sundkvist at

Conversation Cafes at Montgomery DEC

We are delighted to say that our very popular FREE Conversation Cafes are back this term, by popular demand! 

They are held at Montgomery DEC (MDEC), 79 Queen Street AB10 1AN, unless otherwise stated.

Contact us by email at to reserve your place!

Thursday 26 November 4pm – 5.30pm, MDEC

Teaching about Refugees

Take a look at MDEC Refugee Resources sheet – we will discuss how to use some of these resources at this CPD.

Thursday 10 December 4pm – 5.30pm, MDEC

World Human Rights Day – a Rights-based approach to Global Citizenship

With a focus on inclusive language.

Take Part in our Infographic Challenge and Make the Global Goals Famous!

The Global Goals for Sustainable Development have been launched!

They replace the Millennium Development Goals and shape International Development policy for the next 15 years, until 2030.

See the MDEC Global Goals Resource sheet for teaching resources and background information.

Once you’ve done some learning about the Global Goals, why not take part in…

Want to make the goals famous?

Here’s what to do…

  1. Design an infographic or poster.
  2. Send it to
  3. We’ll display them on our website and send you a certificate for participating!

Read more about the challenge and have a look at some great ideas for infographics.