2023 Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Advocate training: Saolta

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Call for Adult and Community Educators to participate in the 2023 Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Advocate training.

Join the 2023 SDG Advocate Training and become part of Saolta – the Worldly Wise! 


Are you looking for an opportunity to develop your knowledge and skills in Global Citizenship Education (GCE)? Do you want to join Ireland’s network of Active Citizens and create long-lasting change within your organisation, institute or community by contributing to achieving the Global Goals?

Apply today to become one of Ireland’s SDG Advocates https://developmentperspectives.ie/advocate.html


The Project 

The 2023 SDG Advocate Training is a 7-month Global Citizenship Education (GCE) Project that offers 26 Adult and Community Educators an opportunity to deepen their understanding of the UN Sustainable Development Goals and be supported in the design and implementation of informed Action Projects within their practice. There will be an information session available online on the 15th of April from 11am-1pm for those who have applied.

The SDG Advocate Training is part of a broader strategic partnership programme called Saolta; the Irish word for “Worldly- Wise” www.developmentperspectives.ie/saolta. Development Perspectives is the lead partner in the consortium, which also includes AONTAS, Concern Worldwide, Irish Rural Link and the Adult and Community Education Department of Maynooth University. The strategic goal of Saolta is to increase accessibility, quality and effectiveness of Global Citizenship Education within the Adult and Community Education Sector. 


What are the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) / Global Goals?
In September 2015, world leaders from 193 countries came together to adopt the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs became a framework to guide our social, economic and environmental actions to achieve a sustainable future by 2030. As a result, everyone has a responsibility in making the SDG agenda a reality.


Closing Date for applications is March 14th 2023 

To apply for the SDG Advocate Training please visit our website –  https://www.developmentperspectives.ie/advocate.html

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