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Additional funding based on DEPA interest

Global Inequality and Climate Change

GICC (Global Inequality and Climate Change) is a 7-month collaborative project between researchers, the Geographical Association and teachers in Cameroon, funded by the ESRC. The project is led by Dr Melis Cin, Senior Lecturer in Education and Social Justice in the Department of Educational Research at the University of Lancaster, in partnership with the Open University (Professor Parvati Raghuram) and the University of Aberdeen (Dr Manu Lekunze). 

The project aims to address relationships between humans and the climate crisis in the light of global inequalities created by colonial legacies. The GA is working as a partner to co-produce and pilot KS3 teaching materials and to present teacher CPD courses. 

Read more about the GICC here.

Embedding and Enabling Creative Economy in Marginalised Societies: Creative Skills for Peace

A new Arts and Humanities Research Council project, Embedding and Enabling Creative Economy in Marginalised Societies: Creative Skills for Peace, is aiming to enhance human resource capacity through upskilling young artists for sustainable peace economy. This project is being conducted in collaboration with the Open University – UK (Parvati Raghuram), University of South Africa (Ashley Gunter) and the Midlands State University, Zimbabwe (Tendayi Marovah). 

Read more about the Creative Economy project here.

The Abuja Peace Clubs Project (Nigeria) 

The Peace Clubs Project, an initiative of Education Plus, a fully registered Nigerian NGO, was implemented in Abuja, Nigeria. The project was conducted in two government-run Senior Secondary Schools and focused on training teachers as Peace Facilitators to lead student Peace Clubs help adolescents address and tackle the issues of violence and conflict in their lives.  

Read more about the Abuja Peace Clubs here.