Welcome to the Montgomery Development Education Centre (MDEC) website. MDEC is an Aberdeen based organisation, covering the whole of the North-East of Scotland. We are the education section of Aberdeen for a Fairer World (formerly the Third World Centre). The Centre is part of the International Development Education Association of Scotland (IDEAS). This is a network of over 40 organisations and individuals involved in Development Education and Education for Global Citizenship/Sustainable Development Education across Scotland.

Montgomery DEC Spring Newsletter

Looking for Global Citizenship / Curriculum for Excellence activities, teaching ideas, resources and / or professional development?

Our spring newsletter for all schools and staff offers lots of suggestions and will help you develop Global Citizenship while also addressing your curricular needs.

Global Citizenship enables Curriculum for Excellence

Fairtrade Fortnight Event - decorate FT cotton bunting sending a message for justice in the cotton trade

In Aberdeen there will opportunities to decorate bunting sending a message for the need for justice in the cotton trade

on Friday 4th and Tuesday 8th March

at the Fair Trade Aberdeen shop 101 George St (opposite John Lewis)

between 10am and 4pm

Your bunting will be added to bunting from across the UK to form a hoped-for 40 mile long statement about the importance of fair trade and trade justice.

 Veronica Pasteur, Head of Campaigns at the Fairtrade Foundation says:

Teacher CPD Courses in March

Gain personal understanding as well as ideas, activities and confidence to develop various aspects of Global Citizenship across the curriculum.

Register for the following courses:

- Sustainable Development Education. 

Twilight Monday 14 March at Aberdeen CPD Centre, Fredrick Street.

- Citizenship: The Global Dimension in Pre-School, Nursery and Early Years. 

Twilight Wednesday 16 March at Aberdeen CPD Centre, Fredrick Street.

Teachers from across the North East of Scotland can attend these courses. 

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