WorldWise Global Schools annual student conference

Congratulations to the Educate Together schools that participated in the WorldWise Global Schools Annual Student Conference on April 29th. Irish Aid’s WorldWise Global Schools is Ireland’s national Global Citizenship Education (GCE) programme for post-primary schools.

The annual event’s theme this year was Our Journey towards Racial Justice and was held online. It was packed with student activities and panel discussions and offered an opportunity for learning, unlearning, reflection and critical thinking in the journey towards more racially just schools and communities. Cork ETSS participated in the student panel discussion, where they shared their ‘4 More Birthdays Campaign’ which addressed Direct Provision.

The Educate Together schools that received Global Passport Awards this year were:

  • Belmayne Educate Together Secondary School
  • Galway Educate Together Secondary School
  • Hansfield Educate Together Secondary School, Dublin
  • Kishoge Community College, Dublin
  • Celbridge Community School, Dublin
  • Limerick Educate Together Secondary School