FREE twilight CPD – UN Global Goal 6 Clean Water & Sanitation, Thursday 8 November 2018 at Aberdeen Science Centre

You are invited to join us to look at UN Global Goal 6 – clean water and sanitation, to be held at Aberdeen Science Centre on Thursday 8 November 2018  

 

This twilight CLPL is for all teachers who have in interest in Children’s Rights, the UN Global Goals and STEM. It’s the latest collaboration between the Montgomery Development Education Centre and the STEM Ambassadors programme based at Aberdeen Science Centre. The event shall feature resource ideas and fun interactive practical activities with a STEM thread throughout. Please see the Eventbrite link below for more information and to register your attendance.

When: Thursday 8 November 2018,  4.30pm – 6pm

Where:  Aberdeen Science Centre, 179 Constitution Street, Aberdeen AB24 5TU View Map

Booking via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/un-global-goal-6-clean-water-sanitation-tickets-51545744710

This event is free but places are limited, so book today!

Short Films for Primary Schools – FREE EVENT 15 Nov – Take One Action Film Festivals

Our friends at Take One Action Film Festivals are hosting  a free screening of short films for primary schools at Belmont Filmhouse as part of their programme this year.

Belmont Filmhouse, Aberdeen
Thursday 15 November | 10:45 – 12:15
FREE EVENT

Part of their special programme are short films from around the world, which spotlight issues of power, conflict, gender equlity, access to education, food and the environment.

With a strong focus on the rights of the child, the event incorporated fun, accessible opportunities for pupils to explore and discuss some of the key issues that affect them and the planet.

Book tickets here: http://bit.ly/TOAFF18_Ab_Schools

Find more information on their full festival programme here, taking place from Friday Nov 16 to Sunday Nov 18!

 

 

Scotland Malawi Partnership Schools’ Forum – Montgomery DEC Aberdeen, 7 November 2018, 4.30pm – 7.00pm

Run in partnership with Montgomery DEC (the education section of Aberdeen for a Fairer World), the SMP Schools Forum is a great chance to find out more about how to include Global Citizenship in your classroom or school. You’ll find out more about organisations in your area that offer support; work in groups to look at matters related to school partnerships; get practical advice on exploring Global Citizenship and free resources, all topped off with networking over Malawian drinks and snacks!

You don’t need to be a member of the Scotland Malawi Partnership or have a school partnership to attend, just an interest in finding out more about Global Citizenship, Learning for Sustainability and school partnerships.

When: 7 November 2018,  4.30pm – 7pm

Where: Montgomery DEC/Aberdeen for a Fairer World, 45 Victoria Street, Aberdeen AB10 1UX (Girlguiding Aberdeen building). Directions at afairerworld.org.uk/contact-us 

Booking: please email gemma@scotland-malawipartnership.org to book your place.

This event is free but places are limited so book today!

One World Week 2018 in Aberdeen – events start 28 September, including John Forster Memorial Lecture on 15 October.

OWW 2018 Leaflet

In Aberdeen we have a One World Week programme which spans several week – this year from 28 September until 6 November.

You can see the full details of this year’s programme on the OWW Aberdeen 2018 flyer

 

OWW 2018 in Aberdeen marks our gratitude to John Forster who sadly died on 7th July 2014 and whose great enthusiasm and commitment lay behind the revival of Aberdeen’s contribution to OWW in the last seven years. We are delighted to announce that this year’s John Forster Memorial Lecture will be given by

Michael Tribe

Honorary Lecturer in Economics, University of Strathclyde & Co-convener of the Development Studies Association Scotland

on

‘The Future of Aid: The Impact of the Trump
Administration and of the Brexit Prospect ’

Monday 15 October, 2018, 6.00 pm

Room MR810, MacRobert Building, King Street, Old Aberdeen

All welcome

Aberdeen University Centre for Global Development (CGD) and Aberdeen for a Fairer World (AFW)

Contact: Nigel Dower
n.dower@abdn.ac.uk