development education

Development Education aims to increase awareness and understanding of the interdependent world we live in, through a process of interactive learning.

Plan International Ireland's Development Education Programme provides up to date relevant information that is reflective of our overseas work. Our programme aims to inspire, motivate and promote collaboration .

Plan International Ireland's Development Education Programme provides:

Talks and Workshops for schools and youth clubs during the academic year.

Programme support that provides training for individuals in the formal and informal sectors.


The number of school students engaged in our schools programme


The number of people trained through our outreach prgramme


Schools Visited by our Development Education Officer

Watch a video tutorial

Plan International has devised lesson plans for primary school class covering gender, poverty and migration. We intend to regularly add new materials relevant to and designed by teachers. Plan International Ireland is committed to supporting an innovative and creative approach to development education in Irish schools.




Lesson Plan

Emer Byrden from Carlow Educate Together NS explains the concepts behind the Migration lesson plans