Courses and Training

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(1) Understanding Development Evening Course: starts 16 October for 8 weeks

Enhance your understanding of the problems and possibilities of international development with this ever-popular evening course at Kimmage DSC. Course starts on Monday 16th October and runs weekly for 8 weeks and costs €200. The lecturers and contributors to the programme reflect a broad range of experience both in Ireland and in developing countries.   Course content can be viewed here

For more info please contact:

(2) Econo...wha? Four-Week Introduction to Economics from a Justice perspective 

Debt and Development Coalition Ireland is running a four-week evening course on Thursdays from 28th September to 19th October from 19.00-21.00. If you want to understand the connections between the financial system and bringing about social change, email to secure a place. More info can be found here:

(3) ‘What Next’ course for returned volunteers: 20-22 October, Eolas Soileir, Wellington, Co Wexford

A course for people who have returned from an overseas volunteer experience and are curious about what to do next to engage in global justice issues from Ireland.

What we hope you get out of it:

– Space for exchange and reflection on international volunteering and your role as a multiplier for global justice on returning to Ireland;

– Recognition for your participation in the course through the Global Citizen Award;

– Thematic skills training including project planning, media skills, ethical communications;

– Opportunity to practically put these skills into practice through an Action Project.

The places for the training are limited to 15. Go to

Comhlámh members €30; Non-members €50, people seeking asylum or with refugee status/leave to remain €1. All expenses for all accommodation and food will be covered for you. Contact Gráinne for more information.

(4) The Wheel Training Events Calendar 2017: forthcoming training events include:

Find out more here or by contacting The Wheel, T: 01 4548727.

(5) Carmichael Centre Autumn-Winter Scheduled Training Programme includes courses on:

Find out more here or by contacting the Carmichael Centre, E:, T: 01 8735702.