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Welcome to the Irish Aid WorldWise Global Schools (WWGS) Programme. WWGS is a 'one-stop-shop' for all post primary schools that want to engage in Development Education.

Irish Aid's WorldWise Global Schools programme provides a range of supports for development education initiatives at post-primary level.

It is envisaged that WorldWise Global Schools will contribute to increased knowledge and understanding of global justice issues and increased engagement and action by students as active global citizens.

WWGS Grant Call 2014-2015


WorldWise Global Schools has now completed the allocation of funds for Development Education projects in post primary schools for the 2014-2015 school year. Details of the successful applicants will be published shortly on our website.

WWGS Annual Conference


The WorldWise Global Schools annual conference took place on Thursday the 3rd of April in Croke Park Dublin.

The theme of this year’s conference was ‘Passport to Quality Development Education’, with exciting workshops and a showcase exhibition on offer for both students and teachers to explore various aspects of development education in an interactive and fun way.

View our report for a detailed account of the WorldWise Global Schools annual conference.