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.

Fairtrade Fortnight 2012

Fairtrade Fortnight 2012

Monday 27 February - Sunday 11 March 2012

Take a Step for Fairtrade

How is your school planning to Take a Step? Click on the link below to see our updated resource and weblink guides.

Remember the special twilight session at The Montgomery Centre on Tuesday 17th January 2012.

Fair Trade in your school

Looking for ideas and activities to develop Fair Trade within your curriculum and citizenship activities?

Why not attend the Fair Trade twilight CPD being led by the Montgomery Development Education Centre

on Tuesday 29th November

at Frederick St CPD Centre 4.00 - 5.45pm

Register to attend with Anna Bennett on 01224 523978 or on the Aberdeen GLOW CPD site. 

Course open to Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen teachers.  Click here for the descriptor. Lots of teaching ideas and resources / web links are

Autumn / Winter STRIDE global citizenship newsletter

The Autumn / Winter STRIDE Global Citizenship teacher newsletter should now have arrived in your school.

 This edition focuses on CLIMATE CHANGE illustrating enquiry / active learning approaches and activities for the classroom.

You can also access the newsletter here.  Don't forget you can request a personal copy

Extra November Workshops for Schools developing or already having a Global School Partner

A full day course on developing Global education within your partnership - Wed 9th Nov and also an Aberdeen twilight course - Wed 2nd Nov to suppport schools applying for a reciprocal visit grant.

Please see details in the Autumn / Winter CPD Programme box on this page 

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