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Development Education Working Group

Dóchas regards development education as a core element of development co-operation and is committed to the full engagement of Irish civil society in education and action for sustainable development.
Dóchas aims to promote justice, human rights and equality through the active involvement of local (civil and state), European and Southern partners in education and action for sustainable development.
Read the group's Strategic Plan January 2013-December 2015 here.


Chair: Bobby Mc Cormack, Development Perspectives (

Deputy: Chair: Mary Hanlon, Plan International (


  • Africa Centre
  • Amnesty International – Irish Section
  • Centre for Global Education
  • ChildFund Ireland
  • Development Perspectives
  • Kerry Action for Development Education (KADE)
  • Plan Ireland
  • Nurture Africa
  • Progressio
  • Serve
  • Trócaire
  • VSI
  • VSO