Centre for Global Education is inviting tenders for a research consultancy titled ‘Enhancing the Policy Environment for Global Learning’.  The consultancy is being carried out in support of the Centre for Global Education’s four year Global Learning Programme (GLP) which aims to embed global learning as regular practice in primary, post-primary and special schools in Northern Ireland.  The consultancy will inform the advocacy work of the GLP by identifying the main challenges to, and opportunities for, further integrating global education as regular practice at all levels of formal education. It will gather evidence of how global learning is perceived by senior decision-makers and formal sector institutions in Northern Ireland and draw upon exemplars of effective global learning policies in other jurisdictions.  The deadline for the return of tenders is 5pm on Friday, 13 January 2017. The terms of reference are available here.  For more e-mail

Policy and Practice Internship

Centre for Global Education invites applications for an internship starting in March 2017 supporting publication of our peer-reviewed, open access journal Policy and Practice: A Development Education Review. Now in its 11th year of publication, Policy and Practice aims to widen understanding of the delivery and effectiveness of development education at local and international levels.  The internship will be based in the Centre for Global Education’s Belfast office and is an ideal opportunity to gain useful work experience on a highly valued publication in a development organisation.  Expressions of interest should be received by 5pm on Monday, 16 January 2017.

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A description of the role of the Policy and Practice intern at the Centre for Global Education.  9 Dec 2016, 08:10 Information Officer